On the eve of the UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) Youth Forum and the 140th IPU Assembly, the World Future Council, the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), with the support of the Office of the United Nations Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth, the International Labour Organisation (ILO) and Youth Policy Labs, have kicked off a global call for nominations to identify and honour the world’s most successful policies enabling youth empowerment.
Recognizing that youth empowerment is critical to achieve the Agenda 2030 and address key sustainable development and justice challenges, the Future Policy Award 2019 will put the spotlight on policies that empower young people through decent and sustainable jobs as well as civic and political participation for sustainable development and peace.
Who is eligible to apply?
The nominations are open to representatives of international organizations, academia, non-governmental organizations, parliaments, government agencies, and others can nominate exemplary policies.
How to apply?
Nominations can be made through the online form (available in English, at https://bit.do/eNoZb) or with a word version of the form (available on request, in English, French and Spanish, at: firstname.lastname@example.org). The deadline for submitting the nominations is 26th April 2019!
You can read more about the nominations here: https://www.undp.org/content/undp/en/home/news-centre/news/2019/future-policy-award-2019.html.