Ottawa Summit 2016

This just in: Counsellor announcement


Share For Change - Thato Kgatlhanye

Share For Change - Thato Kgatlhanye

July 21


Why I'm looking forward to attending my first One Young World Summit

Delegate Brad Coles writes on why he is optimistic that his generation will create change, and why the One Young World Summit is the best platform for that. 

August 28

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

Top News

Ambassadors who are making a difference this Women's Equality Day

To mark the occasion, we're sharing stories of our Ambassadors who have dedicated themselves to gender parity and women's rights.

August 26

Former Farc guerrilla calls for peace and reconciliation

Regis Ortiz, a former Farc soldier, and Daniel Buritica, who lived through the experience of having his aunt kidnapped by Farc, joined their voices to see beyond their opposing experiences.

August 25



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.