The National Government of Colombia launches the second version of the National Award for Young Talent in alliance with One Young World (OYW), the summit of young leaders that identifies, promotes, and connects the most influential activists in the world.
The National Award for Young Talent brings together the efforts of the Office of the First Lady of the Nation, María Juliana Ruiz, of the Presidential Council for Youth with the support of Fundación Solidaridad por Colombia.
It is an ally with One Young World and is possible thanks to the financing of 15 private sector companies that believe and bet on the talent of young Colombians: Diageo, Bogotá Chamber of Commerce, Bavaria, Efecty, Servbinetega, Colombina, Mercadolibre, Freskaleche, Constructora Capital, Ara / Jerónimo Martins, iFood, YPO Colombia, ISA, Alejandría and Sanofi.
To ensure the participation and representation of young people from all over the national territory, the 20 available places will be assigned in accordance with the 9 Regional Pacts defined in the 2018-2022 National Development Plan: Pacific Region, Caribbean Region, Central Region, Santanderes Region, Amazon Region, Coffee Axis Region and Antioquia, Llanos-Orinoquía Region and Seaflower Region & Oceania.
In the call for the National Young Talent Award 2021, Colombian young people between 18 and 28 years of age and who lead projects related to: innovation, health, entrepreneurship, technologies, community work, cultural projects, environmental solutions, mitigation of effects of the COVID 19 pandemic, scientific research, education and conflict resolution or human rights.
What does the ‘National Young Talent Award’ provide?
- Join the One Young World Summit 2021.
- Meals during the days of the event Accommodation in Munich from July 22 to 25, 2021.
- International transport to Munich (tourist class).
- Costs associated with the Colombian passport, if you do not have it.
- International health insurance.
- A round trip economy class to Munich, Germany, to the One Young Summit World for winner of the 2021 National Young Talent Award.
- The information about the trips will be sent to the winners once they send the documents. required for the acceptance of the Award and register on the One Young platform World. Flights will only depart from Colombia. In case the winner is outside the national territory, it will not be the responsibility of the parties to cover the expenses traveling to return to Colombia.
- Travel expenses will be Delivered
- It will be the responsibility of the winner of the 2021 National Young Talent Award to cover the additional expenses
- The winners will acquire a commitment with the National Government that is specified in a social responsibility throughout the national territory. Likewise, the participation in corporate volunteering with the different allies of the Award National for Young Talent 2021 according to the request of the sponsor of the quota.
- The winners will have the obligation to participate in One’s training courses. Young World Academy and those considered by the Presidential Youth Council.
- The winners will have simultaneous English-Spanish translation at the award ceremony. opening, closing and plenary sessions at One Young World 2021
- Be between 18 and 28 years old at the time of registration.
- Prove Colombian nationality.
- Lead or be part of an initiative or project that generates impact in the territory national.
- Present yourself by the department in which you reside or were born.
- Do not have problems with local and international authorities that prevent you from carrying out the trip to Germany (including, where appropriate, the countries where stopovers will be made).
- Not being a One Young World ambassador.
- Not be a public servant
- Have access to the internet and mobile device (in order to receive information via digital)
- Relevance of the initiatives he leads or in which he has participated.
- Impact of the projects carried out.
- Potential benefit for the communities or territories to which it belongs.
- Motivation letter in which you state the reasons why you want to be part of this initiative.
For more information, visit https://www.oneyoungworld.com/premio-nacional-al-talento-joven-2021