The Belize Youth Awards 

The Belize Youth Awards demonstrates to leaders and other policy-makers the importance of young people’s role in development. The Awards also serve to inspire other young people to take action in their communities.
We are looking for young people aged between 15 and 29 years old, who have demonstrated the importance of youth participation in key areas such as poverty alleviation, conflict resolution and prevention, democracy and environmental preservation, education, health and well-being, human rights, technology, sport, science and contributing to the overall achievement of our very own National Youth Development Policy, Horizon 2030, and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Categories include:

To assure a varied selection of nominees from each district, you are encouraged to share this information as widely as possible to ensure that deserving young people get nominated. It is important to acknowledge the outstanding contributions made by young people to the development of Belize and to recognize outstanding talent, commitment, and creativity that exists among our young people.

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Phone Numbers:


Hours of Operation:






San Pedro







Orange Walk 

Belize City



San Pedro


Santa Elena 



Punta Gorda

Mon - Thurs: 8:00am - 5:00pm

​​Friday: 8:00am - 4:30pm


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