What are the eligibility requirements to be a Young Leader for the Sustainable Development Goals?
Nominees must be between 18 and 30 years old (as of August 12, 2016).
Successful candidates will be selected based on:
- Their demonstrated achievements in promoting and advancing sustainable development;
- The ability to command an audience, influence their contemporaries and inspire their constituents;
- Their personal influence within their respective fields and reputation for inclusive and innovative leadership;
- Their demonstrated integrity, commitment to the SDGs and core values of the UN.