London – Nominations are open for World Challenge, the worldwide competition that rewards projects and small businesses showing enterprise and innovation, as the global contest enters its sixth year. BBC World News and Newsweek have once again teamed up with Shell to identify and reward people and groups that bring economic, social and environmental benefits to their local communities. Nominations must be submitted through the World Challenge website – – by midnight (GMT) on 13 June 2010. The winning project will receive a US$20,000 grant from Shell, while two runners up will each receive US$10,000 to help develop their initiatives. BBC World News will broadcast six 30-minute programmes in October and November 2010, profiling the finalists. Newsweek will mirror the programmes’ content in a six-part series of special features about the nominees. Viewers and readers will be invited to vote for their favourites.