UN Young Champions of the Earth 2020 – application open now!

Do you have big plans for people and planet? This is your chance!

For the 4th year running, UNEP is calling on 18-30-year-old innovators to submit their creative solutions to the world’s most pressing environmental challenges.

Representing every global region, seven applicants with the most promising solutions will be recognized as Young Champions of the Earth – the world’s preeminent environmental honour for young people. Each winner will receive seed funding, mentorship and participation in a high-level UN meeting and global publicity.

Watch the promo video here.

How to apply: Applications can be submitted in 7 UN languages via a portal on the Young Champions website. The deadline for submissions is 10 April 2020 (see here for a complete timeline).

Need some inspiration?

Take a look at the 2019 Young Champions of the Earth. 

Good luck!