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    ROSATOM 2018 YOUTH VIDEO COMPETITION : ATOMS EMPOWERING AFRICA FOR AFRICAN YOUTHS (Expenses Paid to Russia)


    2018 ROSATOM YOUTH VIDEO COMPETITION : ATOMS EMPOWERING AFRICA FOR AFRICAN YOUTHS (Expenses Paid to Russia)

    Rosatom Central and Southern Africa announces 4th annual youth video competition inviting  African youth to debunk nuclear power myths
    Russian state owned nuclear corporation Rosatom officially opens submissions for its 4th annual youth video competition, devoted to the potential of nuclear power to help bolster Africa’s economic and social development. Students and young professionals from all Sub-Saharan African countries are invited to participate.

    This year, for the first time, the contest is supported by the African Young Generation in Nuclear (AYGN), South African Network for Education in Nuclear Science and Technology (SAN-NEST) and South African Institute of Electrical Engineers (SAIEE). The competition is aimed at encouraging students to do their own research into various nuclear applications and the benefits they might have for Africa.

    DATE AND ELIGIBILTY

    The contest will run up until the 25th of August 2018, and young people between the ages of 18 to 30, alone or in a group of up to 3 fellows, are encouraged to film a 60- to 120-second video on their findings.

    Competition format: Facebook video competition

    Key topics for videos:
    Why does Africa need to embrace the peaceful atom?
    Who in Africa already benefits from peaceful atom and how?
    How would you explain the benefits of the peaceful atom to your fellow Africans?

    Prizes:

    Top 10 shortlisted videos will be featured on organizers’ social media platfroms, their authors will receive a diploma and a power bank either in person at the award ceremony or via courier.
    3 winning teams chosen among top 10 will receive all-expenses paid trip to Russia on 6 – 12th October. No cash compensations.

    How to participate?

    Read T&Cs to check your eligibility
    Prepare and post your video as per T&C
    Complete and send us your entry form
    Receive personal email from the jury
    In case of win, get ready to be empowered!

    REGISTER HERE

    Competition milestones:
    14 June - start of competition
    21 June - online webinar “Atoms Empowering Africa”:
    • Introduction of nuclear
    • Review of latest reports on the topic like “Atoms for Africa” and others
    • QnA about the competition
    25 August - end of competition
    28 August - top 10 videos posted on Rosatom Africa Facebook page
    1 September - online awarding ceremony
    6-12 October - TRIP TO RUSSIA! Get ready to meet Russian nuclear family!

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