The winner of the essay contest will receive a prize of €60,000. A prize of €25,000 will be awarded to the best essay written by an author under the age of 30. A further €15,000 will be awarded to runners-up at the discretion of the panel of judges , which is chaired by Pascal Lamy, a former European Trade Commissioner and ex-director general of the World Trade Organization. Submissions are due by July 31 and the awards will be presented at a dinner ceremony in Brussels in October. The rules and conditions can be found below.
Yet sooner or later most global nomads face a crisis (or repeated crises) that bring them face to face with the question of how often and where do they really want to move. How restless are they? Why do they feel that way? Is it serving them or is it an archaic bit of life left over from their childhood experiences? It took me until my late twenties to acknowledge the deep sense of rootlessness and insecurity that my "exotic" overseas life masked. I'm still in the process of trying to figure it all out. Right now what seems to work is living in a place I call home while knowing that I could travel if I wanted to. Pretty soon I will have been in Seattle for three years. . the longest I've lived anywhere since I was nine. . and I'm curious to see how that will feel.
On employment, globalization has impacted differently in different parts of the world. For instance, through activities such as off-shoring services, numerous jobs are created in developing countries, while the decrease has been felt on developed countries. The job structures are altered since new jobs linked to different activities are introduced while others tend to disappear. Research and development jobs are increasing, especially in the developed world, while the production industries are carried out abroad, more specifically to developing world. Job earnings are also improved in a way to suit particular individuals. In the developing countries, payment are becoming better by the day, while in the developed world, the gap between qualified skilled workers and under qualified skilled works tend to be widening. Other influences of globalization in employment include increase in migration and improved working conditions.