World Urban Parks Young Leaders Award

World Urban Parks encourages and recognises significant contributions made by individuals to the urban parks, open space and recreation sector with prestigious international awards. The Young Leaders Award of World Urban Parks encourages and recognises young leaders (individuals) who have committed to making a difference in their communities and internationally.  The Young Leaders Award recognises any individual associated with the parks, open space and recreation industry under the age of 30. Nominations for 2020 are now open until 31st August 2020.

Purpose & Criteria

To internationally recognise a significant or sustained contribution by an individual to furthering:

  • urban liveability and sustainability through parks, open space, recreation and related endavours
  • advancing the parks, open space and recreation industry through advocacy, development or leadership in related professional or peak organisations
  • (Young Leaders Award) has made a clear commitment to professional certification such as World Parks Academy Accreditation or similar

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