UN SDG Action Awards for Change Agents Worldwide

Sankalp 2019 Africa Awards for Africa’s most promising social entrepreneurs

UN SDG Action Awards for Change Agents Worldwide

Every year, the UN SDG Action Awards recognize individuals, civil society organizations, subnational governments, foundations, networks, private sector leaders who are advancing the global movement for the Sustainable Development Goals in the most transformative, impactful and innovative way.


  • Categories
  • Mobilizer: The project/team that demonstrates the greatest successes with mobilizing individuals, volunteers or networks for collective action for the SDGs.
  • Storyteller: The most impactful or innovative project to capture powerful human stories to help communicate the interconnectedness of the SDGs in people’s lives through different mediums.




  • Everyone is encouraged to apply. Projects led by UN entities and national governments will be eligible for honourable mentions only.
  • However if a government or UN project is co-organized with non-governmental partners, the partners are encouraged to apply on behalf of the project.
  • Active participants in UN SDGs Action Campaign programmes such as MYWorld, the Global Day to Act for SDGs are strongly encouraged to apply.
  • Projects that have been closely co-developed with the UN SDGs Action Campaign or as part of a signed partnership agreement with the Campaign would not be considered eligible.
  • If you are unsure whether you are eligible, please contact us.

How To Apply





Speak up