African Youth SDGs Achievers Awards:
The summit will recognize and reward individuals and institutions whose efforts are promoting youth inclusive governance and participation on the continent. All nominees must have demonstrated a significant contribution toward creating a positive and inclusive youth engagement on the SDGs through the implementation of policies, programs and initiatives.
Application for nomination is now open for people to nominate individuals and institutions for this year African Youth SDGs Achievers award. The following are the awards categories:
1. African Youth SDGs Achiever – Male/Female
This award category targets young African doing extraordinary things to promote the SDGs and youth development on the continent. This is the prestigious and highest award
2. Leave No One Behind
This award goes to organization that strives to ensure youth participation of marginalized (people with special needs),women and the poor groups in the SDGs accountability process.
3. Private Sector Youth Inclusive Award
This award goes to private organisation supporting youth participation/engagement in the SDGs. They should have demonstrated actions and also have direct investment in youth.
4. Innovative Start Up Award
This award category targets startup organizations who have demonstrating strong courage to inspire young people and women in the socio-political participation of the SDGs process.
5. Youth Agribusiness initiative Award
The Youth Agribusiness Initiative Award recognises exceptional achievement in the Agribusiness value chain. The award is presented to the individual/organisation operating in Agribusiness sector that has best demonstrate excellence and innovation.
Selected awardees will be invited to the award ceremony at the summit. Awardees are responsible for their own travel (flights) to Ghana. The organizers will cover their accommodation and meals.