Ottawa Summit 2016


Share For Change - Thato Kgatlhanye

Share For Change - Thato Kgatlhanye

July 21


As Europe trembles, we must look to the stars

In the aftermath of Brexit, Ambassador Alexander Wegner approaches the topic with a different perspective: one from outer space. 

July 25

Nelson Mandela

How we should embrace Mandela's virtues

On this important day, South African Ambassador Florence Masetla reflects on Nelson Mandela's teachings with regard to the future of South Africa's youth. 

July 18

The honour of being a Delegate Speaker at One Young World

One Young World Ambassador, Meron Semedar, discusses his experience of being a Delegate Speaker. 

July 18

Top News

Meet the Ambassador championing rights for the disabled

Our Ambassador of the Week is Kristin Duquette, who recently addressed the UN for the World Youth Report Launch. 

July 20

Meet the rising stars of the tech world

As rising stars in the tech world, our Ambassadors of the Week are Tommy Stadlen and Frederick Blackford, who represent the United Kingdom. 

July 14


One Young World teams up with GPJ to offer a scholarship to attend the One Young World Summit 2015


One Young World has a network over 7,000 young leaders running impactful projects in all 196 countries.

This map shows the size of delegations representing each nation since the first One Young World Summit in 2010.




What is One Young World?

One Young World is the preeminent global forum for young leaders aged 18-30 and gathers the brightest young leaders from around the world, empowering them to make lasting connections and develop solutions to some of the world's most pressing issues.

We stage an annual Summit where the most valuable young talent from global and national companies, NGOs, universities and other forward-thinking organisations are joined by world leaders.