Nominations open for African Youth Leadership Award 2020

The Global Youth Network an international non-profit, non-governmental youth development organization has announced opening of nominations for its 2020 edition of the African Youth Leadership award.

The initiative is intended to recognize innovative change makers from around the world. It will acknowledge, encourage, celebrate and authenticate the success and vitality of some astute young leaders by  giving them  the  opportunity  to gain  valuable exposure and well-deserved recognition for  their  national  and  global  ambitions and excellence.

Many outstanding young Africans continue to show resilience and are dedicated to solving global issues through local community action. They take an active role in their community whilst embodying the values of being responsible global citizens of the world to make our planet more equal, fair and sustainable.

The African Youth Leadership Award, one of its flagship programs is aligned to the UN Sustainable Development Goals in driving issues in support of action to protect the planet and ensure that all people enjoy peace and prosperity.

Nomination are being drawn from young influencers across Africa in areas of leadership, business, activism, innovation among others.


  1. Student Leader Award
  2. Outstanding Youth Organisation
  3. Youth Gathering / Event
  4. Young Entrepreneur Award
  5. Humanitarian Award
  6. Leadership in Mentorship Award
  7. Women in Leadership Award
  8. Youth Leader in Governance and Politics
  9. Emerging Leader Award
  10. Innovator Award.
  11. SDG Advocacy
  12. Climate Change & Environmental Sustainability
  13. Education and Learning
  14. Health and Well-being
  15. Gender and Diversity 

Nominations can be made via

Nomination link

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