Youth in Good Governance

Supported by: The World Bank
Period: July 2006 to June 2007

“Good Governance in Bangladesh: My thoughts” within collegeNews Network organised a countrywide essay competition on and universities students age in between 20 and 25 years. Hundreds of students participated in the competition. A group of experts, including university teachers, development activists, economist and senior journalist examined the essays and selected best top ten writers.

The award giving ceremony was arranged in Dhaka on Mach 21, 2007. The World Bank Country Director Xian Zhu, Trustee Board Chairman of Transparency International-Bangladesh Chapter Professor Muzaffar Ahmad, university teachers, members of civil society, students and their guardians were present in the occasion. Xian Zhu distributed the certificates and prize money to top ten writers. A report of the programme was published later.