The Youth Assembly

Outstanding Youth Delegate Award

The Friendship Ambassadors Foundation recognizes the work of young leaders who are breaking new grounds in the movement for sustainable development. Winners are selected from hundreds of Delegates from different countries around the world.

Application Deadline

Register to The Youth Assembly by December 5, 2019, to be eligible to compete for the award.

About the Award

Shortlisted candidates will be selected from the accepted Delegates of the 25th Session of The Youth Assembly.

After a rigorous selection process, up to three (3) Outstanding Youth Delegates may be identified out of hundreds of Delegates attending and will be awarded at the Closing Ceremony.

Each of the winners will win the following opportunities:

  • Unique opportunity to speak at the Closing Ceremony regarding their commitment to global development and the success of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development
  • Prominent feature on The Youth Assembly website and various social media platforms
  • Invitations to exclusive events during the conference


Key Dates:

  • September 17, 2019 – December 5, 2019 – OYD Application period
  • December 9, 2019 – December 16, 2019 – Shortlisted candidates interviews (Round 1)
  • December 18, 2019 – Top shortlisted candidates will be notified via email for interviews
  • January 2, 2020 – January 8, 2019 – Top shortlisted candidates interviews (Round 2)
  • January 10, 2020 – Outstanding Youth Delegate Award Winners will be notified via email
  • February 16, 2020 – Awarding of Outstanding Youth Delegates

Criteria for Outstanding Youth Delegate

Characteristics and Skills

  • Global perspective
  • Demonstrated understanding and commitment towards global development and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development
  • Charisma and exceptional public speaking skills
  • Great self-awareness and desire for self-improvement and learning
  • Integrity and a good reputation within and outside his/her community


  • Excellent leadership capabilities with proven experience of playing an active role in social action and/or sustainable development solutions
  • Unparalleled experience working with various sectors or organizations towards serving and improving his/her community, as well as promoting the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)


  • Unique contributions to his/her community
  • Proven track record of exceptional achievements related to youth engagement, social action and/or sustainable development solutions
  • Remarkable potential in contributing to the success of global development and the Sustainable Development Goals

The 26th Session of The Youth Assembly

Registration is now open.

Outstanding Youth Delegates