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.