Expert Event

The University of Arizona, Biosphere 2

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What happens at the Summit?

Over two and a half days delegates will hear from environmental experts from political, business and scientific spheres. The Summit will be structured around creating collaboration around environmental solutions and using the unique setting of Biosphere 2 to inspire fresh thinking and new ideas.

As well as hearing from global figures, delegates will have the opportunity to make their own presentations and take part in workshops around the Biosphere. 

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Why take part?

The One Young World Environment Summit will be an exhilarating three days of discussion, debates and networking in order to empower young leaders to be the change they want to see in the world. Delegates will learn from world experts about a variety of environmental topics with discussions taking place in 
Discussions about deforestation will take place in the rainforest whilst a session on coral erosion will take place on the beach of the ocean area. 

Delegates will have exclusive entry to Biosphere 2 including behind the scenes tours and access to laboratories and research facilities. The Summit will build up to delegates going on to create their own initiatives and positive impact in the environmental arena. 

After the Summit you will have the opportunity to register to join a network of over 7,000 One Young World Ambassadors: young leaders driving change in 196 countries.

Who takes part?

One Young World delegates are young leaders from 196 countries, aged 18 – 30. The One Young World Environment Summit is for young leaders who are passionate about creating tangible solutions to environmental problems. Delegates will be joined by One Young World Counsellors: world leaders who guide and mentor delegates through their discussions and workshops. Previous One Young World Counsellors include President Bill Clinton, Desmond Tutu, Kofi Annan, Arianna Huffington, Jamie Oliver and President Mary Robinson.