UNDP Youth Leadership Programme (YLP4) 2018 for Young Changemakers in Arab States

UNDP Youth Leadership Programme (YLP4) 2018 for Young Changemakers in Arab States

Deadline: June 17, 2018

Applications for the UNDP Youth Leadership Programme – YLP4 “Innovating for Sustainable Impact” 2018 are now open. YLP4 aims to support and empower young women and men change-makers to design and implement innovative, impactful and sustainable development solutions, whether these be social enterprises, nonprofits, NGOs, initiatives, or campaigns.

YLP4 will contribute to the achievement of the SDGs. The theme for YLP4 is accelerating innovative solutions for sustainable development. YLP4 will focus on supporting the development of youth’s innovative solutions to addressing sustainable development challenges.

The programme’s specific objectives are to:

  1. Promote and support innovative thinking and leadership among youth;
  2. Accelerate implementation of innovative solutions for sustainable development;
  3. Build networks of young men and women who are able to create change and positive sustainable impact in their communities, countries and region;
  4. Showcase the achievements of young men and women as change makers in their communities.

This is an initiative of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) supported by the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR).


All participants will receive a certificate of participation.

By participating in this Programme, you will have a chance of a lifetime to: Accelerate implementation of your ideas for social change, develop your leadership potential, develop your skills in various social innovation approaches and methodologies, strengthen your gender sensitive lens and skills, improve your advocacy and presentation skills, and become a member of a dynamic network of young leaders and innovators.


  • Age between 19 – 29
  • Fluency in Arabic language
  • Have an innovative idea preferably a prototype solution
  • Both experienced and inexperienced participants are encouraged to apply
  • High motivation and interest in social work and social change


Please answer the following questions in order to proceed with your application (150 words maximum for each question).

For any clarification, please contact: 961 1 962 496 or [email protected]

Click here to apply.

For more information, visit UNDP Youth Leadership Programme.