UN Young Leaders for the SDGs Program 2022 for Young Leaders

UN Young Leaders for the SDGs Program 2022: The Office of the UN Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth is inviting 17 young change-makers whose leadership is catalyzing the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals.

Application Deadline: 31st March 2022

Eligible Countries: All

About the Award: Every two years, 17 young change-makers are recognized for their leadership and contribution to a more sustainable world.

Type: Training

Eligibility for UN Young Leaders for the SDGs: Young people who are genuinely leading fantastic initiatives which support the realization of the Sustainable Development Goals.

They might be a chef, a designer, a campaigner or a blogger. They might know all about the Goals or nothing at all. The important thing is that they are leading an exciting initiative that helps to meet one of the Goals.

Young Leaders must be aged 18-30

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Selection Criteria: Candidates are scored on aspects such as:

Leadership – Ability to influence and motivate others
Innovation – Uniqueness and ingenuity
Scalability – Potential to benefit others beyond their current scope of influence
Impact – Measurable outcomes direclty linked to their work
Presentation – Ability to inspire and motivate others through story telling
They are then selected based on:

Achievement – Demonstrated achievements in promoting and advancing the key areas of the SDGs
Influence – Personal influence within their respective fields and reputation for inclusive and innovative leadership
Integrity – Demonstrated integrity, commitent to the SDGs and core values of the United Nations
Number of Awards: 17

Value of UN Young Leaders for the SDGs: The Young Leaders will come together as a community to support efforts to engage young people in the realization of the SDGs both through strategic opportunities with the UN and through their existing initiatives, platforms and networks.

How to Apply for UN Young Leaders for the SDGs: Apply Here

It is important to go through all
application requirements in the Award Webpage (see Link below) before applying.

Visit Award Webpage for Details

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