general info NOMINATIONS FOR YOUNG LEADER OF THE YEAR AWARDS NOW OPEN
Nominations For Young Leader of the Year Awards Now Open
Updated on 20 October 2019

The Middle East Youth Expo 2019 Young Leader of the Year Awards, recognising talented young minds that are working towards the future of Planet Earth, is now accepting entries.

MEYE 2019 Young Leader of the Year Awards in collaboration with One Young World will recognise and award children and young adults aged between 14 and 21.

The shortlisted individuals will get to share their stories with the public and be recognised by UAE government ministries, industry leaders and businesses who are supporting the awards.

The MEYE 2019 Young Leader of the Year Awards are open for entries in two age categories. 14 to 17 year olds who will get the chance to win Dhs 5,000 to support their project, and 18 to 21 year olds who will get the chance to win a trip to participate in The One Young World Summit 2020 in Munich, Germany joining over 1,800 young leaders from more than 190 countries.

The awards will be presented at the Middle East Youth Expo 2019, in strategic partnership with the UAE Ministry of Education at Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre from 19 to 21 November 2019, which is free for students from all schools, colleagues and universities to attend.

Open to all students in the UAE, the MEYE 2019 Young Leader of the Year Awards will be given across 10 categories:

  1. Environment and Community
  2. Business and Entrepreneurship
  3. Education and Training
  4. Health and Wellbeing
  5. Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths
  6. Art, Fashion and Culture
  7. Digital Innovation, Technology and Media
  8. Government and Society
  9. Tolerance, Resilience and Happiness
  10. Sport, Leisure and Entertainment

Nominations for awards can be made by the students themselves, educational establishments on behalf of the students, by their peers, mentors or by their parents.

To enter the awards visit: www.themiddleeastyouthexpo.com 

The deadline for award entries is at midday on the 2 November 2019.

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