UN SDG Action Challenge Awards in Germany 2018



APplications are currently been accepted for the UN SDG Action Challenge Awards in Germany 2018, all applicants are invited to hurry and submit their applicatons before the deadline…

In order to achieve Agenda 2030, we will need to learn from some of the greatest innovators, mobilizers, connectors, storytellers, communicators, visualizers and includers from across the Globe! This awards program aims to find these change-makers and celebrate achievements being made in every corner of the earth, which all form a critical contribution to the international sustainable development movement.

Type: Awards
Eligible countries: All
To be Taken in: Germany


UN SDG Action Challenge Award Categories

1. Mobilizer

This award goes to the team that demonstrates greatest successes with mobilizing citizens or volunteers to act for the SDGs.

2. Storyteller

This award goes to the team that captures powerful human stories to help communicate the importance of the SDGs to people’s lives.

3. Communicator

This award is for the most creative or impactful communications campaign (local/national/international) to raise awareness about the SDGs and/or people’s voices and role in SDG action.

4. Visualizer

This award goes to the most innovative or impactful use of MY World or other citizen voices data to communicate with government or the public.

5. Innovator

This award goes to the most creative and innovative use of new technologies for communicating SDGs.

6. Connector

This award goes to the team/person with that demonstrates innovative or impactful ways to bring multiple stakeholders together, or building networks, towards SDG Action.

7. Includer

Leave No One Behind – This award goes to the group who make the most extraordinary and impactful effort to ensure that excluded groups become part of the SDG dialogue and implementation in their community.


  • Shortlisted finalists will be invited to join us at the Global Festival of Action for Sustainable Development from 21st-23rd March 2018, in Bonn, Germany. The UN SDG Challenge Awards Ceremony will be held on the evening of 21st March where winners will be recognized for their achievements and all shortlisted finalists will be invited to participate in workshop sessions at the event to share their most inspiring lessons and practical advice with fellow SDG stakeholders.
  • Shortlisted finalists will receive invitations to join the event as speakers and participants, but would be required to cover their own travel and accommodation costs.
  • All entrants are encouraged to participate in the Global Festival of Action for Sustainable Development, as there will be an extra award issued to the ‘People’s Choice Award’ on the evening of the UN SDG Action Challenge Awards Ceremony. Festival-goers will pick their favorite submission that was not shortlisted by the judging panel, from any category, the submission with the most votes will be awarded as part of the Ceremony.


Application Deadline: 15th January 2018

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the UN SDG Action Challenge Award 2018


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