One Young World delegates are 18-30 years old and have demonstrated their leadership potential. Many have already had an impact in their home countries on a range of issues, including the role of business in society, transparency in business and government, the impact of climate change, global health and hunger relief.
Delegates should have following skills, traits and beliefs:
Leadership potential and skills
Concern about global issues
Ability to generate and articulate impactful ideas
A commitment to volunteering or other extracurricular activity (evidence required)
If you think you meet the requirements, we'd welcome your application to join the pool of Candidates. Once approved, profiles are displayed on the One Young World website.
Here, Candidates may seek the necessary funding to be a delegate at the Summit.
Click here to find out more about registration and funding.
You'll meet people like yourself from almost every country in the world. You'll be inspired by some of the world's great leaders and can discuss the things you care about and tell the world what you're doing to lead for a better future.
Meet and learn from the One Young World Counsellors. In 2011, Counsellors included Archbishop Desmond Tutu, Bob Geldof, Donna Karan, Christine Ockrent, Jamie Oliver, Wael Ghonim and Joss Stone.
The delegate fee for One Young World Summit 2013 Johannesburg, is £2,750 + South Africa VAT at 14%.
Each fee covers:
Attendance at the Summit
Hotel accommodation for the duration of the Summit
Meals and catering
Ground transportation in Johannesburg, Gauteng
You might be eligible for full Summit sponsorship through the All Bar None scheme. Click here to find out more about this scheme.
One Young World Limited is a Registered charity England & Wales (1147298) One Young World Limited is a company limited by guarantee (Reg. no. 06970067)