Ottawa Summit 2016

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Share For Change - Thato Kgatlhanye

Share For Change - Thato Kgatlhanye

July 21


Financial Inclusion – A Key Pillar to Green Finance in the Pacific

Sameer Chand of Fiji discusses the benefits and challenges in moving towards green economies.

August 23

Is change really coming?

Ambassador Angeli Eclevia sheds light on the situation in Philippines following President Rodrigo Duterte's war against drugs.

August 22

How Leroy Mwasaru is addressing challenges facing African businesses

Leroy Mwasaru discusses his thoughts on the future of African business and his work as a founder of Greenpact.

August 19

Top News

World Humanitarian Day: Recognising the One Young World Community

As today marks World Humanitarian Day, we would like to recognise Ambassadors & Delegates in the One Young World community devoting themselves to humanitarian causes.

August 19

Cher Joins One Young World 2016 Lineup

Cher will appear as a Counsellor at the 2016 One Young World Summit in Ottawa, Canada. 

August 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.