The Youth Assembly
The Impact Challenge invites participating Delegates to develop original, impactful, and innovative solutions to human development, peace and security, and environmental issues outlined in the 2030 Agenda. Participants will design and pitch proposals for a social impact project of their own creation. The winning participants – chosen by a panel of international experts – will be awarded and connected to resources to help launch their vision into action.
How to join
Participants of The Youth Assembly Impact Challenge are leaders and changemakers in their communities with an enthusiasm for social innovation. Applicants must be delegates of the 24th Session of The Youth Assembly between the ages of 16 and 28, and have a clear vision for impactful change.
The winners will:
- receive their award during the closing ceremony of The Youth Assembly
- be featured prominently on our global platforms
- receive mentorship on social entrepreneurship
- earn the opportunity to pitch their ideas to experts in the field, and receive seed funding for the implementation of their projects
All finalists will receive feedback to further develop and improve their social impact project proposals.
Registered delegates of the 24th Session of The Youth Assembly will be emailed with information on how to participate.
For queries contact firstname.lastname@example.org
(Note: if you are not a registered delegate of The Youth Assembly, please complete the registration in order to receive information about the Impact Challenge)
April 8 – June 3, 2019: Stage 1 – application period
June 3 – June 21, 2019: Stage 2 – Interview of shortlisted applicants
June 28, 2019: Top Finalists will be notified
August 09, 2019 (Tentative): Stage 3 – Final Challenge at The Youth Assembly
August 10, 2019: Awarding of Winners