Become a young leader for the sdgs

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

Young leaders actively support the following objectives
applications are now closed
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