UN SDG Action Awards: Showcase Your Project In New York

Win a trip to New York to showcase your project on achieving Sustainable Development Goals!

The UN SDG Action Campaign is an initiative of the UN Secretary-General that is launching the UN SDG Action Awards. The goal is to identify and celebrate outstanding initiatives whilst inspiring the growing global community. The deadline is on 25 May 2020.

People and organizations everywhere are encouraged to submit their outstanding SDG Action and nominate to become one of the UN SDG Action Award winners. The 2020 edition is seeking creative, scalable and transformative initiatives worldwide that will meet the following criteria:

  • Mobilize individuals and organizations to take action for the achievement of the Goals;
  • Inspire people to shift behaviors and policies for the achievement of the Goals whilst promoting the values of hope and solidarity;
  • Connect partners to increase progress on the Goals and strengthen dialogue between people and institutions at all levels.

Selected candidates will be invited to attend the UN SDG Action Awards Ceremony held at UN Headquarters in New York City. The winning initiatives will be widely amplified throughout the year to inspire the growing global SDG Action community to accelerate change for people and the planet.

Main criteria

Everyone is encouraged to apply. To enter a project or initiative to win please begin by registering and filling in each section of the application form. Your application can be saved and edited each time you return, until you submit the completed form prior to the closing date. The best entries will offer clear supporting evidence such as photos and videos and endorsements from participants in your initiative.


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