#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

Why young leaders and collaboration are key to a more peaceful world

Gharsanay Amin, recipient of the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs' Enterprise for Peace Scholarship writes about the role she thinks young people should take in challenging extremism, and explains why she's looking forward to attending #OYW2018.

September 12

COP21’s architect, Christiana Figueres, to attend #OYW2018

The woman who rebuilt the global consensus on climate change and helped make history as an architect of the Paris Agreement is heading to The Hague for One Young World’s 2018 Summit.

September 12

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Credit Suisse’s chief impact investor, Marisa Drew, to attend #OYW2018

One of the most powerful women in global finance, who is pioneering ways to help investors to make the world a better place, has been unveiled as the latest world-class business Counsellor headed to One Young World’s 2018 Summit.  

September 10

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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

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'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

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'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

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

Newsweek

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'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

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