#OYW2017 SUMMIT HIGHLIGHTS

Look back at some the best moments from the One Young World 2017 Summit in Bogotá, Colombia. From 4-7 October, over 1,300 delegates from 190+ countries came together to tackle and devise solutions to the world's most pressing issues.

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THOUGHT LEADERSHIP AND NEWS

Women, Work, and India's Rickshaw Revolution

Despite rising education levels, only about a quarter of Indian women work; inadequate and unsafe public transportation is a major reason. To increase female participation in the labor force, one of the most promising solutions is to upgrade an old favorite.

December 10

OYW partner Credit Suisse releases 'The Knowledge Exchange' film

Can you assign a value to knowledge? Leading thinkers, dignitaries and entrepreneurs share personal messages on key matters surrounding the power of education.

December 8

The plastic-free concept that could replace single-use sachets

Plastic-free product designed at hackathon organised by Unilever, One Young World & A Plastic Planet will receive €100,000 in investment.

December 6

Opportunities

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Grace Forrest: Slavery is embedded in our global economy
Naomi Campbell welcomes OYW 2019 to London

ONE YOUNG WORLD IN THE NEWS

One Young World is the forum for young leaders from every country in the world and provides a platform for their stories to be told in international, regional and local media.

'You can't bomb an ideology'

AJ+

Video

'Terror survivor's call for open speech on extremism'

BBC News

Article

'Innovation in Oman: the use of aquaculture technology to alleviate poverty'

BBC World Service

Radio Broadcast

'A journey to peace starts with inclusiveness'

China Daily

Article

'El mensaje de Juan Manuel Santos y Kofi Annan a los jóvenes del One Young World'

El Espectador

Article

'El vendedor de tortas que ahora apoya a víctimas del conflicto'

El Tiempo

Article

'World's biggest 'Junior Davos' youth summit will return to London next year '

Evening Standard

Article

'An Epic Adventure (On Horseback) Shows That Disability Is Everyone's Business'

Forbes

Article

'Emma Watson: Launching A Gender Equality Movement Opened A ‘Pandora's Box’ Of Abuse'

Huffington Post

Article

'One Young World, le “davos des jeunes” qui veut changer le monde'

Les Echoes

Article

''I loathe these people. I'm sick of them': Bob Geldof condemns Myanmar's Suu Kyi for 'becoming one of the great ethnic cleansers' and tears into Putin and Trump at world summit''

Mail Online

Article

'Big business should not be a dirty word for young people - Davos proves we need young leaders '

Newsweek

Article

'Black Lives Matter activist Deray Mckesson was only surprised by one thing when he was sued by police officers—their anonymity'

Quartz

Article

'Annalynne McCord on Weinstein allegations'

Sky News

Video

'Making war is easier than making peace': in conversation with Colombia's President Santos'

The Guardian

Podcast

'This video of a Rwandan genocide survivor sharing his story of forgiveness will inspire you'

The Irish News

Article

'Kofi Annan on Facing the Future Together'

Vanity Fair

Article

'Over One Thousand Activists Met in Colombia for the World's Largest Youth Forum for Global Peace'

Vice

Article

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