Thought leadership

Next Generation Business

Ambassador from the United Kingdom, Alan Mak on the Special Session with Sir Richard Branson and the B Team at this year's Summit in Johannesburg, South Af... read more

The Lampedusa tragedy - why Eritreans risk everything

On 3 October 2013, a boat carrying an estimated 500 migrants, many of them Eritreans under the age of 40, capsized less than one kilometer from the island of Lampedu... read more

Young Entrepreneurs Drive Solution To Youth Unemployment Crisis

UK Ambassador Charlie Oliver on the Youth Unemployment Plenary Session at this year's Summit in Johannesburg, South Africa. One Young World’s delegates of 2013 voted overwhelmin... read more

Why I Was Inspired By The One Young World Summit

UK Ambassador, Ceri Davies on her inspiration from this year's Summit in Johannesburg, South Africa.  If you passed me in the street, you might well look at ... read more

It Is Our Responsibility To Act Now, To Speak Up And Start Leading

Ambassador Mary Beth Jenssen on Green Mountain Coffee Roasters’ Sustainable Supply Chain. I have a confession to make: I left a job at a non-profit organisation&n... read more

The Wisdom of Youth: What Washington Can Learn From Johannesburg

One Young World Co-founder, David Jones reflects on what the current generation of leaders can learn from the younger generation. While one group of senior leader... read more

Social Business And Philanthropy – Is There Room For Both?

Delegate from the United Kingdom, Michael Harris' takeaways from the One Young World Summit 2013 in Johannesburg, South Africa. In Johannesburg, Unilever's CEO Paul Polman... read more

Food Binds Us, It's Social And Inclusive

Delegate from Ireland, Iseult Ward on the Food Revolution Session at this year's Summit in Johannesburg, South Africa.   Obesity and hunger are major global problems, and th... read more

An Incredible Atmosphere Of Determination Filled The Room

Delegate from Germany, Caroline Schuettig on the Human Rights Plenary Session at this year's Summit in Johannesburg, South Africa. Writing about human rights, especially here in S... read more

A Shared Global Vision Of A Sustainable World

Delegate from Canada, Nick Blandford on the Sustainable Development Plenary Session at the Summit in Johannesburg, South Africa. Are there solutions that give as much as they take... read more