APPLY: Young Global Changers Awards 2024

The Global Solutions Initiative is currently accepting applications for its Young Global Changers Recoupling Awards 2024. The program which is open to young entrepreneurs and innovators, aims to identify and recognize young changemakers from all over the world who contribute actively towards a better alignment.

The award seeks to recognize concrete practices and impactful youth-led projects that drive change on the ground, while also serving as examples and inspiration beyond their immediate impact.


  • Organization: Global Solutions Initiative
  • Program Type: Youth Development Program
  • Program Location: Berlin, Germany
  • Available Slot: Several
  • Basic Qualifications: Entrepreneurs and Innovators
  • Nationality: All Nationalities

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Eligibility Criteria

To be considered for the Young Global Changers Recoupling Awards, applicants are expected to meet the following conditions:

  • Applicants must be Entrepreneurs or Innovators
  • Applicants can only apply as an individual. You cannot apply as an organization, only as its representative
  • Applicants should have a leading position in the project or initiative they are applying with. (This can be the founder, co-founder, project-lead, initiator or a similar role.)
  • Applicants must have a command of the English language strong enough to present their work in front of a jury and an audience, and to participate in group conversations
  • Applicants should preferably be between the ages of 18 and 35
  • Projects must be guided by a people-centric approach, that puts the needs and voices of their stakeholders, customers, workers or communities at the center
  • Projects must be beyond the idea phase and can include social businesses as well as nonprofit activities
  • The finalists present their projects at the Global Solutions Summit in Berlin.

Project-Based Eligibility  

The following criteria need to be fulfilled by all projects to be eligible, independent from the category in which they apply.

  • Recoupling: The project, business, or initiative with which you apply needs to aim at recoupling, i.e., a better alignment of economic or political activities with social well-being and environmental sustainability. This means putting the needs of people and environmental sustainability at the center of economic and/or political activities.
  • Organizational Stage: The project or initiative must be beyond the idea stage. It should be currently active and running.

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Application Procedures

How-to-Apply: Interested applicants who wish to participate in the Young Global Changers Recoupling Awards should submit application online. Apply for the opportunity to have your work recognized on the international stage at the Global Solutions Summit.

Application Deadline: November 27, 2023

Visit the Official Website for Further Details

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