Young Influencers

15 young and passionate change-makers from youth organizations across the world are given a voice to bring forward insights and visions from their work into the congress with a focus on creating sustainable inclusive futures


The Young Influencers will be involved in a virtual program during the month of June and invited to Copenhagen from June 28th to July 6th.

More information on their journey will be coming soon!

what we offer

  • Opportunity to connect with other young influencers working to promote sustainable and inclusive cities around the world
  • Grow your international network with leading experts, academics and promising startups.
  • Congress preperation bootcamps, building a strong congress strategy for meaningful engagement
  • Expose yourself on a global stage 
  • Social events with other influencers from around the world and the startup and student entrepreneurial community
  • Fully covered travel, stay and participation at the UIA World Congress of Architects 2023

what you commit to

  • Participating in a virtual journey over the month of June. Approximately 5-10 hours a week.
  • Participating in the UIA Congress and our preparation program leading up to it. Full-time from June 28th to July 6th.
  • Promoting your participation in the initiative and the congress.
  • Openly engage in the program, and co-create with the other participants. 

Selection criteria

  • You are a prominent or up-coming voice of change for sustainable and inclusive lives in cities. 
  • You are from or active in either Korea, India, Kenya, Denmark or Mexico.
  • You are between 18 and 35 years old.
  • You are able to participate virtually in June and physically in Copenhagen from June  28th to July 6th
  • English proficiency 

how to apply

The deadline for sign-up is April 24th and selected applicants will be announced on May 1st. More information on how to apply TBA.

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