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World’s Challenge Challenge Finals

February 6, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

As part of UBC Global Lounge’s International Development event series (#IDWeek2020) – the Global Lounge is proud to be hosting the 2020 World’s Challenge Challenge Final!

Join us as teams of UBC student finalists present on a global issue and solution before a panel of judges, for a chance at winning $6000 at the end of the night. Finalist from the evening will also get the opportunity to present their ideas at the International World’s Challenge Challenge at Western University and go on to compete for a grand prize of $30,000+!

This event will take place at the xʷθəθiqətəm or Place of Many Trees at the UBC Liu Institute.

–> The World’s Challenge Challenge is an exciting way to engage in discussion and debate about world issues, and to bring your own ideas to the table. For more details check out: https://students.ubc.ca/challenge

Check out last year’s winners, who’s winning solution tackled the issue of food insecurity in refugee camps: https://students.ubc.ca/ubclife/taking-world-hunger-unexpected

Light refreshments will be provided.


We acknowledge that this event and all other events at the UBC Global Lounge are taking place on unceded, traditional and ancestral territory of the hən̓q̓əmin̓əm̓ speaking xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam) people.


February 6, 2020
9:00 am - 12:00 pm