Newly elected Green MEP and former Lord Mayor of Sheffield Magid Magid has been nominated for an international young politician award.
Mr Magid, 29, who on Sunday became Yorkshire and Humber's first Green MEP, is one on 20 people shortlisted for the One Young World Politician of the Year Award.
The shortlist also includes Juan Guaidó, 35, recognised at the acting president of Venezuela by 54 governments, and Safiya Wazir, 28, the former refugee from Afghanistan elected in New Hampshire, said the Local Democracy Reporting Service.
Mete Coban, 26, the only other UK representative was elected to Hackney Council as the borough's youngest-ever councillor, aged 21, and he founded a charity to engage more young people.
The awards are to be presented in October.