Youth Member Organisations

Youth Member Organisations

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Member organizations get access to a platform that nurtures practical solutions, with workshops and events, global opportunities, and access to hundreds of experts, academics, and research in sustainable development. Join us today to be part of a growing community of youth-driven sustainable change!

Youth Member Organisations

Overview

  • The Membership Program is a youth-led and youth-focused network that encourages engagement and collaboration at a local and global level. It gives member organizations access to research, business development resources, and events, exposing them to a community of global experts, business leaders, and peers.

    The program’s pillars:

    By empowering youth-led and youth-focused organizations, the program accelerates solutions towards sustainable development goals.

    Through networking and collaboration, member organizations are able to connect with their peers at an international level and benefit from peer-to-peer learning. 

    The program prioritizes education and resource to drive change towards a sustainable future through high-level business-oriented skills such as fundraising, project management, and leadership.

    The Membership Program’s platform celebrates the network’s achievements by amplifying every member organizations’ local and global steps and impact through various SDSN Youth platforms and channels. For us, empowering the youth means to learn from one another, exchange ideas and best practices, and create a chain of sustainable solutions with global impact.

    Together, we work to activate a range of initiatives that deliver real results towards the Sustainable Development Goals and we believe that young people are at the forefront of that change.


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Our Impact

112
Countries
672
Total Members

Meet the team

Nouf AlJahdami

Deputy Project Lead

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Community Engagement

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Christina Christoforou

Project Lead

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Global Membership

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Thais Fienga

Project Officer

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Events & Community Engagement

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Laura Al-Jundi

Project Officer

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Operations

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Maria Mystridou

Project Officer

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Global Membership

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Help accelerate your impact

Apply to become a
Member Organization

You're on a mission

You lead a student association, youth-led/youth-focused organization, or other institution dedicated to youth empowerment and the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

More hands, make less work

At SDSN Youth we're all working towards one goal: shaping a more sustainable future. We believe collaboration is essential to achieving the SDGs.

Join the global community

Through the Membership Program, you will be able to connect with other organizations on an international scale and benefit from peer-to-peer learning.

Member Organization

How to join  

To join the SDSN Youth Membership Program, please submit an application via the online application form. Please note that applications received by email will not be considered. Applications are reviewed monthly by the SDSN Youth Executive Team.

The application form is also available in other languages: Arabic, French, Italian, Portuguese, Russian, and Spanish.

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Your questions about the Youth Membership Program, answered

  • How does the SDSN Youth Executive Team select the member organizations?

    The selection process consists of a criteria list:

    • Youth-led / youth-focused / SDGs
    • A social media platform / established community 
    • Organizational structure / organizational body / team-led structure / designated roles
    • Existing strategic partners/ collaborators
    • Activity and current projects

    Who does the SDSN Youth Membership Program work with?

    Universities, academic and cultural institutions, university teams, student associations, youth-led organizations, research institutions, community initiatives, and digital platforms. 

    What are the benefits of joining the Youth Membership Program?

    • Receive support for promising projects, through research assistance and other means
    • Reach a global audience
    • Get your opinions, campaigns, and initiatives published on our social media, blog, and newsletter, which are distributed to our members and followers worldwide
    • Be recognized as an official Member Organization of SDSN Youth
    • Network with like-minded organizations and individuals
    • Tap into your own potential to optimize your efforts and contribute towards a more sustainable and equal world

    What are some of the opportunities Member Organizations have as part of the program?

    • Attend quarterly conference calls held by Network Coordinators
    • Attend quarterly webinars with leading SDSN figures
    • Actively contribute to the SDSN Youth online platform for Member Organizations
    • Participate in local and global SDSN Youth events, projects, campaigns and initiatives
    • Promote SDSN Youth Membership through your social media channels (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn) and mailing list
    • Share SDSN Youth's official logo (provided by SDSN Youth) on your website
    • Follow, like, and share SDSN Youth

    Learn more and join us

Our members come from different parts of Africa, the Americas, Europe, and the Asia-Pacific.

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