Deadline:  20 June, 2020


Applications are now open for “Leadership Forum 2020” which will be held in Kathmandu, Nepal  on 11th  and 12th June, 2020 on the occasion of that forum  Global Youth Parliament  will go to reward  from Nelson Mandela Global Leadership Award 2020, Mahatma Gandhi Non-Violence Award 2020, Albert Einstein Science & Innovation Award 2020, Martin Luther King Social Justice Award 2020, Kofi Annan Empowerment Award 2020,  Eleanor Roosevelt Human Rights Award 2020 and  Abraham Lincoln Democracy Award 2020, to those who contributes, acknowledges and celebrates outstanding contribution in the sector of youth leadership,peace, non-violence, innovation,social justice,empowerment, human rights, entrepreneurship, tourism, SDGs and Democracy.

For the last few years, Global Youth Parliament has been honoring dynamic personalities from diverse fields with awards. With clear instruction and selection procedures, the Award has been given to the individuals that have contributed immensely in their respective countries and societies politically, socially or economically. With a strict set of rules and guidelines, GYP declares the awardees after receiving recommendations from the selection committee. It is the world’s premier award and the award is presented to them in inaugural ceremony of “Leadership Forum 2020” on 11th August.

“Leadership Forum 2020” aims to gather young leaders, innovators, peacemakers, youth activists, and civil society pioneers from around the World in a single forum to share their contributions, experiences, and knowledge on pertinent global issues.

“Leadership Forum 2020” is more than a forum. It’s the platform for young leaders from around the world to share and learn about the best practices through mutual learning on ideas and initiatives of advocacy tools to achieve sustainable development goals from the youth perspective and encourage youth to lobby them in their own respective governments.

The objective of this forum and award  are:

I.     To inspire individuals from around the world and recognize their contribution that has added value to the creative endeavors in serving humanity.

II.   To create a common platform to empower the youth network within the World.

III.    To motivate young people to be good leaders in their respective countries.

Selection Criteria:
An autonomous selection committee formed by Global Youth Parliament decides the awardees based upon the application and by also conducting its own external research and recommendations.
The award committee decision is taken as the final decision for the selection.

1. The nominee must have been engaged in any entrepreneurship and social work.
2. The nominee must be a confirmed delegate of “Leadership Forum 2020”.
3. Global Youth Parliament wants to highly encourage those who have ideas for new projects and initiatives in addition to those who are already leading them.
4. The most important criteria are interesting in the facilitation of debate and development of resolutions on the best way forward to achieve SDGs and a commitment to act.
5. The nominee must have a strong commitment and determination to work with Global Youth Parliament in the future.

Age Barrier:

There is no age barrier to receive an award. Anyone can be eligible to receive the award.

This award is a global recognition for the noble work. Hence, the award consists of Maiden, Trophy as well as a certificate. This award is a token of appreciation for the selfless dedication of individuals in making a positive change in their communities. It is our way of expressing THANK YOU for the great deeds.

Delegation fee includes:

  1. The participation fee covers registration.
  2. Accommodation and food during the conference.
  3. pick up and drop from Tribhuvan International Airport.
  4. Stationary and other educational materials including some publications

Please note that your application fee will not cover your a flight to Nepal and back.  Your application fee will not cover your visa fee, insurance, or any other incidental expenses.

An international applicant is responsible for obtaining their own visa to travel to NEPAL. Contact the nearest Nepalese Embassy or Consulate to find out how. Acceptance to The “Leadership Forum 2020” does NOT guarantee the issuance of a visa or admission into NEPAL. Admission into NEPAL is contingent on NEPAL Immigration Authorities’ discretion at the point-of-entry.

Forum Fee $ 300 USD

Registration fee is non-refundable and non-transferable.