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UN Youth Climate Summit 2019 for Young Leaders (Funded to New York, USA)

Young leaders from around the world are convening on Saturday, September 21 to showcase climate solutions and engage with global leaders on the defining issue of our time.

Application Deadline: 19th July 2019

Eligible Countries: International

To be taken at (country): United Nations Headquarters in New York, USA

About the Award: The UN Youth Climate Summit is a platform for young leaders who are driving climate action to showcase their solutions at the United Nations, and to meaningfully engage with decision-makers on the defining issue of our time.

This historic event will take place on Saturday, September 21 at the United Nations Headquarters in New York, as part of a weekend of events leading up to the UN Secretary-General’s Climate Action Summit on Monday, September 23.

The Youth Climate Summit will feature a full-day of programming that brings together young activists, innovators, entrepreneurs, and change-makers who are committed to combating climate change at the pace and scale needed to meet the challenge. It will be action oriented, intergenerational, and inclusive, with equal representation of young leaders from all walks of life.

Type: Conference

Eligibility: Young people between the ages of 18 and 29 are invited to attend the Youth Climate Summit on September 21, and the UN seeks strong participation from young leaders in the Global South.

Selection Criteria: Attendees will be selected based on their demonstrated commitment to addressing the climate crisis and their displayed leadership in advancing solutions.

Number of Awards: Not specified

Duration of Award: September 21 – 23 2019

How to Apply: 

  • It is important to go through all application requirements on the Programme Webpage (see link below) before applying
  • GOODLUCK!

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