Youth Citizen Entrepreneurship Competition

Organisation:  UNESCO Global Action Programme (GAP)

Event Duration:  22 Oct . 2017--22 Oct . 2017

Last Date To Apply:  Not Available

Youth Citizen Entrepreneurship Competition


This global platform empowers young entrepreneurs (age 15-35) from around the world to engage in a more peaceful world. Participants are invited to submit their innovative ideas and projects with a societal impact, which champion and implement one or more of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDG’s).  The 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and 169 related targets address the most important social, economic, environmental, health and governance challenges of our time.


1. You are between the ages of 15 and 35


2. You have an innovative idea for an enterprise which contributes to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in your community, such as:

Goal 1: No Poverty – End poverty in all its forms everywhere

Goal 2: Zero Hunger – End hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition and promote sustainable agriculture

Goal 3: Good Health and Well-Being – Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages

Goal 4: Quality Education – Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all

Goal 5: Gender Equality – Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls

Goal 6: Clean Water and Sanitation – Ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all

Goal 7: Affordable and Clean Energy – Ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all

Goal 8: Decent Work and Economic Growth – Promote sustained, inclusive and sustainable economic growth, full and productive employment and decent work for all

Goal 9: Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure – Build resilient infrastructure, promote inclusive and sustainable industrialization and foster innovation

Goal 10: Reduced Inequalities – Reduce inequality within and among countries

Goal 11: Sustainable Cities and Communities – Make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable

Goal 12: Responsible Consumption and Production – Ensure sustainable consumption and production patterns

Goal 13: Climate Action – Take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts

Goal 14: Life Below Water – Conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine resources for sustainable development

Goal 15: Life on Land – Protect, restore and promote sustainable use of terrestrial ecosystems, sustainably manage forests, combat desertification, and halt and reverse land degradation and halt biodiversity loss

Goal 16: Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions – Promote peaceful and inclusive societies for sustainable development, provide access to justice for all and build effective, accountable and inclusive institutions at all levels

Goal 17: Partnerships for the Goals – Strengthen the means of implementation and revitalize the global partnership for sustainable development

OR, You are operating such an enterprise in the form of a business, a non-profit organization or an informal program


3. You are able to submit your entry in English.


Grand Prize winners and the People’s Choice Prize winners will receive a virtual Gold Badge and a Certificate.

Second Prize winners will receive virtual Silver Badge and a Certificate.

Third Prize winners will receive a virtual Bronze Badge and a Certificate.

Finalists not chosen as prize winners will receive an Honorable Mention Badge.

Entrepreneurship Campus Prize winners will receive a Certificate Campus Prize Winner Badge.

Application Deadline: 31st August 2017

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