Bogota Summit 2017


Take a look at Bogotá, Host City of the One Young World Summit 2017.

Take a look at Bogotá, Host City of the One Young World Summit 2017.


Why we can’t wait

As Black History Month concludes, Google's Global Diversity Evangelist Annie Jean-Baptiste addresses the need for all persons to be held accountable in the fight for racial justice.

February 27

We need entrepreneurs to eradicate poverty in Africa

Ambassador Alphonse G. Affo from Benin shares his views on how to turn your ideas into businesses and help combat poverty.

February 27

Diversity is the answer to high performance

Managing Director for Thomson Reuters Africa, Sneha Shah, on how diversity fosters innovation, flexibility and better long-term profitability. 

February 23

Top News

Over 4 million people in Chile lost access to water

Since 26 February, torrential rainstorms and subsequent landslides have contaminated the capital’s primary water supply, the Maipo River, affecting over 4 million people in Chile’s capital, Santiago.

March 1

The Ambassador making waves in Augmented Reality

Ambassador Daniella Segal has been included in Forbes Israel’s 2017 30 Under 30 cohort for her work at Meta, a company pioneering work in the Augmented Reality (AR) space. 

February 24



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.