|Enterprise Sponsorship or benefits
|3 November 2017
|Qualification & How to Apply (申請資格及如何申請)|
Young Leaders must be aged 18-30 by 31 December, 2017.
Successful candidates will be selected based on the following considerations:
•Their demonstrated achievements in promoting and advancing sustainable development and youth participation;
•Their personal influence within their respective fields and reputation for inclusive and innovative leadership;
•The ability to command an audience, influence their contemporaries and inspire their constituents;
•Their demonstrated integrity, commitment to the SDGs and core values of the UN.
About the Young Leader(關於青年領導): The Young Leaders will come together as a community to support efforts to engage young people in the realization of the SDGs both through strategic opportunities with the UN and through their existing initiatives, platforms and networks. Young Leaders will be expected to actively support one or more of the following objectives:
•Advocate for the Goals, in ways most accessible and relatable to young people across different contexts;
•Promote innovative ways of engaging their audiences and peers in the advocacy and realization of the Goals;
•Contribute to a brain trust of young leaders supporting the UN and partners for key moments and initiatives related to the Goals.
Successful applicants are expected to continue in their existing roles and serve as Young Leaders in an advocacy role. Being a Young Leader is not a full time role but an advocacy function which should complement existing work. The function is honorary, non-remunerated and does not entail speaking on behalf of the Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth or the United Nations.