Rwanda Standards Board (RSB) in collaboration with Africa Organization for Standardization (ARSO) is organizing the 4th Continental Essay Competition 2016/2017 with the effort to ensure that youth are enlightened and their standard culture is improved.
Application Deadline: 1st March 2017
The Competition aims to have 3 categories of winners: the National, Regional and Continental. In this regard, ARSO is requesting all the National Standards Bodies in Africa to organise the competition at the National level and send out the attached documents (4th Continental Essay Concept Paper and the Registration Form) to the various Universities /Colleges eligible for the competition. The NSB is expected to conduct the competition at National level. This entails sending out the relevant documents to Colleges/ Universities, receiving the essays from the participants, doing the assessment and awarding or giving recognition to the winners as appropriate to the NSB
Theme: “Role of Standardisation in Facilitating Human Rights with particular focus on the Rights of Women”
The organizers are inviting students in institutions of higher learning in Africa (Colleges/ Universities approved by their local commission of higher education) to submit their essays on the theme: “Role of Standardisation in Facilitating Human Rights with particular focus on the Rights of Women” to their respective National Standards Bodies (NSBs) email addresses. (Confirm with your respective NSBs on the submission dates)
This competition is open to all students below the age of 35 years and studying in a university/college recognized by the local commission for university education or equivalent body and minimum of 25 participants should register.
For More Information: Visit the Official Webpage of the ARSO 4th Continental Essay Competition 2016/2017