Young Champions of the Earth

Applications close on April 5, 2024 at 23:59 EAT (Nairobi, Kenya)

In 2024, Young Champions of the Earth will be selected, one from each global region: Africa, Europe, Latin America and the Caribbean, North America, West Asia and two from Asia and the Pacific. Each winner will receive:

  1. Mentorship, capacity building workshops and access to a UN community of experts
  2. An introduction to dignitaries at the Young Champions of the Earth award ceremony
  3. Publicity and recognition through interviews and online and global media
  4. US$20,000 in seed-funding

The 2024 Young Champions of the Earth will be required to share their journeys through videos and blogs on this website for up to one year. If you have at least 6 months experience working on a big idea to protect or restore the environment and will be aged between 18 and 30 on 31 December 2024, you are eligible to apply.