Bogota Summit 2017


Meet the Public Protector who is taking on corruption in South Africa

Meet the Public Protector who is taking on corruption in South Africa


It looks like young people are losing faith in global leadership

One Young World Founder Kate Robertson sets the bar high for expectations from world leaders attending Davos. 

January 16

5 things One Young World Ambassadors can do in 2017

How can you better engage with One Young World ahead of the 2017 Summit in Bogotá? LaTrenda Leonard Sherrill shares words of advice with fellow Ambassadors.

January 10

7 ways mobile data is being used to change the world

The smartphone has changed our world as we know it. Florence Broderick explores how far mobile data can go in monitoring the progress we make on the world’s biggest challenges.

January 10

Top News

Ambassador selected as an Empower Women advocate by UN Women

Aminka Belvitt, an Ambassador representing Jamaica, was selected as a Champion for Change by UN Women, making her an Empower Women advocate. 

January 14

One Young World Ambassador named Associate Fellow of the Royal Commonwealth Society

Jemima Lovatt was recognised for her work on eliminating domestic violence.

January 7


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.