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Youth-Led Action for The SDGs 2024: Become a Youth Panelist.

Application Deadline:  31 May 2024. 

Are you interested in supporting young people worldwide to implement their local solutions to accelerate progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals? This is your chance! Join the EU Youth Empowerment Fund (YEF) through the Global Youth Mobilization (GYM) as a Youth Panellist.

The European Union and the world’s largest youth organisations, the “Big Six”, have partnered to bring exciting opportunities to young people in the form of the EU Youth Empowerment Fund, implemented through the Global Youth Mobilization (GYM). Launched in October 2023, the 10 million euro initiative will provide youth-friendly funding for projects that contribute to the sustainable development of their local communities. 

The role of the Youth Panel is to

  • Review Youth-Led Solutions grant applications ahead of panel meetings against agreed criteria.
  • Discuss, debate, identify and recommend successful applications at Panel meetings with other Youth panellists.
  • Contribute to the ongoing development of the Youth-led Solutions funding process, EU Youth Empowerment Fund (YEF) and Global Youth Mobilization (GYM) broader strategy.

Senior Youth Panellists will facilitate inclusive and effective youth panel meetings and ensure all meeting outcomes and feedback are provided to the project coordination team.


All members must be between 14 and 30 years old

Must be from an eligible country (click below for the full list of eligible countries)*

Must be able to join Panel meetings virtually across the term cycle

Must commit to approximately 16 hours of your time every three months

Must have familiarity with Sustainable Development Goals and youth community challenges

Past volunteer or community work experience is a plus

Working knowledge of English required, other languages a plus

More Info: Youth-Led Action for The SDGs 2024



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