Bogota Summit 2017


Matt Damon and Gary White address One Young World at WEF

Matt Damon and Gary White address One Young World at WEF


The problem with inequality

In the aftermath of the 2017 World Economic Forum, Nicola Ruane tackles the question, why is inequality still such a problem?

February 20

What African Americans have to say about Black History Month

Since 1976, the month of February has celebrated Black History Month. At a time where the U.S. is rife with divisive tension, 8 Ambassadors reflect on why this annual observance is vital, and what it means to them.

February 14

Reporting from Venezuela: a Q&A with Carlos Vargas

With Venezuela embroiled in crisis, Ambassador Carlos Vargas provides an inside view on what is developing in the country. 

February 14

Top News

Cameroon's internet crackdown

For the past month, millions of people in Cameroon have been without the Internet - not because of a technical fault but due to a deliberate act of repression by the Government.

February 20

Pakistani Ambassador wins Shell Tameer Award

Khizr Imran received recognition for his business Jaan Pakistan, which produces clean and affordable energy cooking stoves

February 17



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.