Opportunities 2022/2023

APPLY || LATEST United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (2022/23)

APPLY || LATEST United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) for young change-makers (2022/23)

APPLY || LATEST United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (2022/23)

Do not miss out of the currently ongoing LATEST United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) for young change-makers (2022/23)

APPLY || LATEST United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (2022/23)

Application Deadline: 31 March 2022

Every two years, 17 outstanding young leaders from a wide range of sectors are acknowledged for their initiative, daring, and ingenuity in identifying and implementing long-term solutions to the world’s most pressing problems and challenges. Through their existing activities, platforms, and networks, as well as advocacy opportunities with the United Nations and its partners, these 17 Young Leaders will engage young people for the 2030 Agenda over the course of their two-year tenure.

Becoming a Young Leader is a designation awarded by the United Nations to young people who have demonstrated exceptional achievement in their contributions to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in their communities.

Objectives
Young leaders actively support the following objectives: 

  • Advocate – Advocate for the SDGs in ways most accessible and relevant to young people across different contexts
  • Engage – Promote innovative ways of engaging their audiences and peers in the advocacy and realization of the SDGs
  • Build – Contribute to a brain trust of young leaders supporting the UN and partners for key moments and initiatives related to the SDGs

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Selection Criteria

Candidates are selected based on the following criteria: 

  • Leadership – Ability to influence and motivate others
  • Innovation – Uniqueness and ingenuity
  • Scalability – Potential to benefit others beyond their current scope of impact
  • Impact – Measurable outcomes directly linked to their work
  • Presentation – Inspire and motivate others through storytelling

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Other factors that are taken into consideration are: 

  • Achievement – Commitment to promoting and advancing key areas of the SDGs
  • Influence – Commitment to inclusive and innovative leadership
  • Integrity – Commitment to core values of the United Nations

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the UN SDG Young Leaders Initiative 2022

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