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Tana Forum, Ethiopia is accepting applications for its annual essay competition from postgraduate students, who aspire for a chance to study at the Institute for Peace and Security Studies (IPSS).

The annual essay competition is aimed at obtaining views from the youth on various peace and security challenges faced across the continent. The competition is open to African nationals enrolled in higher education institutions  based in Africa and in the diaspora.

This year’s theme will be “Political dynamics in the Horn of Africa: Nurturing the Emerging Peace Trends”.

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About Tana Forum

The Forum complements formal meetings of African heads of state and government by assembling them in an informal, collaborative environment. In the spirit of gatherings taking place under the Baobab tree, the Forum offers room and space for panel discussions, interaction with the floor and bilateral talks to share views and experiences in a time efficient, result-oriented and open manner. The Tana Forum promotes African-led solutions by holding discussions on the strategic and pro-active management of African peace and security issues driven by the interest to contribute to stronger owners... read more


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Tana Forum Contest


Aim and Benefits of Tana Forum Contest

Forum offers several opportunities for youth participation before, during and after the Forum including youth
debates, multi-stakeholder dialogues, civil society and media involvement, and different competitions.
Now in its fifth year, the Tana Forum annual essay competition is aimed at obtaining views from the youth on
various peace and security challenges faced across the continent. The competition is open to African nationals
enrolled in higher education institutions based in Africa and in the diaspora. This year’s theme will be “Political
Dynamics in the Horn of Africa: Nurturing the Emerging Peace Trends”.
The authors of the three winning essays will be invited by the Tana Forum Secretariat to attend the Forum as fully
sponsored participants and address participants at the Forum. Prior to the event, the authors receive mentorship
from a pool of experts based at the Institute for Peace and Security Studies (IPSS).


Requirements for Tana Forum Contest Qualification

Applicants must be African citizens enrolled at recognized universities in Africa or in the diaspora pursuing either a
BA, MA or PhD in a relevant field.


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Documents Required for Application

  • Entries must be typed, double-spaced, in 12-point Times New Roman with a one-inch margin on all sides.
  • Essays must be between 5-10 pages in length excluding reference materials.
  • The essay must be the original work of the applicant supported by a comprehensive list of sources. Essays
    on topics other than “Political Dynamics in the Horn of Africa: Nurturing the Emerging Peace Trends” will
    not be accepted.
  • Essays must be written in English or French.
  • A reference list in APA style must be included with a minimum of three primary sources, i.e. books,
    periodicals or newspapers. Other sources may be accessed online, provided they are cited correctly. Any
    submissions lacking three primary sources will be disqualified.
  • Any essay using crowd-sourced and publicly editable sources such as Wikipedia will be disqualified.
  • • Essays must be submitted in Microsoft Word (.doc or .docx) format. Essays submitted in any other format
    will not be considered.

Submission Instructions

  • Email your essay with the subject line: [Full name] 2019 Essay Competition.
  • Attach a short bio that includes your name, university, degree title (BA, MA or PhD.), country of origin
    and contact information (email address, telephone number).
  • All submissions should be addressed to Dr. Samuel Gidey at [email protected] and submitted


Application Deadline

February 27, 2019


How to Apply

Interested and qualified? Go to Tana Forum on tanaforum.org to apply

Applicants should apply



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