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15 September 2023

Are you a climate or poverty activist? Win $5000 as a Global Citizen Youth Leader!

Are you doing something extraordinary to help the world achieve the UN Global Goals? Global Citizen is looking for young leaders aged 18–30 in the Asia–Pacific region who are making a positive impact.

So, if you’re taking action on climate change, inequality or poverty, apply to be part of Global Citizen Now. This thought leadership and action summit, to be held in Melbourne in March 2024, will bring together world leaders, influencers, artists, advocates, journalists, policy experts and more than 250 of the best young leaders across Australia and the Asia–Pacific. It will culminate with a music event expected to draw visitors from around the country.

As part of this event, 30 young leaders will be given the opportunity of a lifetime: an all-expenses paid trip (including accommodation, flights, transport and other travel costs) to participate in Global Citizen Now through the Youth Leader Awards. Each award-winner will:

Who’s eligible

To apply, you must:

You’ll be evaluated based on the following five key criteria:

We encourage you to carefully read the Frequently Asked Questions section for more information, including a full list of eligible countries.

How to apply

Find out more about the awards and apply online – but hurry, applications close at 11.59pm, Thursday 5 October. Applicants will be shortlisted on a rolling basis and interviewed by a panel.

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