Speech Writing Competition 2016

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We are now taking entries for the second national Speech Writing Competition!


ActionAid Ireland


The Prize

A visit to Malawi to see ActionAid’s Irish Aid funded women’s rights programme first hand in 2016. 

The Topics for 2015/2016

1. 2015 is European Year for Development, what can Ireland and Irish Citizens do to create a more equal world?
2. The Human Rights Based Approach to Development looks at structural causes of inequality. How can this help women living in poverty?
3. Why are women’s rights important within international development and ending poverty? 

To Enter

To be eligible: Students must be aged between 14 to 17 years as of 11th January 2016
Speech Length: 10 minutes approximately or 850 and 1,000 words.
Deadline: 11th January 2016
Final: Royal Irish Academy, Dublin 2, Thursday 3rd March 2016
Email entries to comms.ireland@actionaid.org or

Post to;
ActionAid Ireland
Ivy Exchange,
172 Granby Place,
Parnell Square,
Dublin 1, Ireland

Entries must be submitted with a signed declaration of original work

For more information please read our terms and conditions or email comms.ireland@actionaid.org
This year’s final is sponsored by Dublin Bus and the Trophy for the winning school is sponsored Four Courts Press

To view the last year’s final and more information visit; http://www.actionaid.ie/speech-writing-competition

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