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 June 3, 2019, to be eligible to compete for the award.

About the Award

Shortlisted candidates will be selected from the accepted Delegates of the 24th Session of The Youth Assembly.

After a rigorous selection process, up to three (3) Outstanding Youth Delegates will be identified out of hundreds of delegates from different countries and will be awarded at the Closing session.

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
  • Invitation to attend an exclusive special event

 

Key Dates:

April 8, 2019 – June 3, 2019: OYD Application period

June 1, 2019: International OYD applicants should have their U.S. visa to be considered

June 4 – June 12, 2019: Shortlisted candidates interviews (Round 1)

June 14, 2019: Top shortlisted candidates will be notified via email for interviews

June 17, 2019 – June 19, 2019: Top shortlisted candidates interviews (Round 2)

June 21, 2019: Outstanding Youth Delegate Award Winners will be notified via email

August 10, 2019: 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

Experience

  • 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)

Achievements

  • 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

24th Session of The Youth Assembly • August 8-10, 2019

Registration is now open

Outstanding Youth Delegates