Awarding youth champions who are making a difference
amongst youths in communities. The Young Man of
Honour leads their peers and invests skills, knowledge and
confidence in other young people to act as peer mentors,
increasing their awareness of cross-cutting issues in today’s
Papua New Guinea and encouraging involvement in activities
to promote goodwill and citizenship.
This award recognises young men who have been outstanding,
championing children and young people’s involvement at all
levels. The Youth Champion sacrifices time and energy for
others, he is able to work with and see people and situations in
a constructive way and has a team-player mindset of looking
out for others and lifting others up. Nominees for this category
must be between the ages of 16 and 25.