We are a platform connecting young leaders all around the world who have valuable thoughts and ideas about the 2030 Development Agenda, the Sustainable Development Goals, and any other topic related to the future development of our world. We hope to engage young people to contribute their own voice to the conversation. Interactions happen virtually, over social media networks, and in person. Every year, Ideas for Action and its partners host events all around the world where you can meet people from your own region who are passionate about global development. To learn more, become part of our Global Classroom.

We want YOU to join the conversation. We want YOU to change the world.

Ideas for Action in the News

“Financing Sustainable Development: Innovative Ideas for Action” – Huffington Post

“I4A Finalists’ Participation in the VII Summit of the Americas” – YABT

“Whartons Ideas for Action Competition Links Students with The World Bank” – The Daily Pennsylvanian

“Ideas para la Acción, Jóvenes que Plantean Soluciones para el Futuro” – IQ Latino

“World Bank and Wharton to Youth: How to Finance Your Future?” – Devex

“Ideas for Action Youth Competition 2015 by World Bank Group and The Wharton School” – Opportunity Desk

“The Next Generation Inherits the Earth”- Wharton Magazine

“Financing Sustainable Development: Innovative Ideas for Action”- Mahmoud Mohieldin, Corporate Secretary and President’s Special Envoy

“How to Finance Sustainable Development: Six Ideas by Young Leaders” – Martin Steccherli