Time and Date: Wednesday 2 September, 5:00pm BST
For its 37th Annual Plenary Meeting, to be held in Malta, the Council will convene to discuss and renew the Universal Declaration of Human Responsibilities that was first proposed by the Council in 1997. The Council will welcome 5 One Young World Ambassadors to contribute to the 37th Plenary.
In advance of this meeting, One Young World and the InterAction Council will be hosting a session to facilitate a pre-Malta dialogue on the topic of the future of work. The event will bring together members of the InterAction Council network and One Young World Ambassadors for a truly intergenerational discussion. This event will also include a pitch session. This is an excellent opportunity to showcase your project and seek potential collaborators.
Interested to join as an attendee or as a pitcher? Then please register below. The deadline to apply to pitch is Wednesday 26 August.
Ella Robertson is the Managing Director of One Young World, a UK charity which serves as a global forum for young leaders. Ella oversees the annual One Young World Summit which has taken place in nine different cities across the world, from Bangkok to Bogota. Ella is the co-author of How To Make A Difference - the authoritative handbook to activism. In the past year she has written for The Times, The Daily Telegraph and City AM; she was featured in British Vogue for her activism and was named on the Management Today/Daily Telegraph list of 35 Women Under 35 2019.
As a Manager within the Human Capital Consulting practice at Deloitte, Dara designs and accelerates the digital transformation journeys of her clients, as well as equipping them to navigate the challenges presented by the Future of Work. She is also a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW), having qualified as a Chartered Accountant (ACA). She is passionate about rethinking and redesigning the paradigm within which businesses and governments operate, such that sustainability - economic, environmental and societal - sits at the heart of solutions and strategies proposed for the future.
Peter is an expert on the world of work and was the founder of the Future of Work Institute in Ireland. He is a regular contributor to the national media on areas of talent, diversity and the future of work. Peter is on the steering committee of the 30% club which promotes gender diversity on the Board of the mental health charity Aware. He is the former Chairman of Junior Achievement Ireland and former President of the National Recruitment Federation. He has published two books “Fun Unplugged” and “Family Fun Unplugged” books to help get kids off their digital devices.
Karen is the co-founder of The Biz Nation, an online education platform that teaches marketable skills as well as business education. Her company was highlighted by President Obama at the Global Entrepreneurship Summit for its innovation and social purpose. Besides running 4 successful companies, Carvajalino is dedicated to developing the entrepreneurial spirit in Latin America and inspiring thousands of people around the globe. Karen is a firm believer in education and is passionate about providing children with financial education at a young age.
Thomas S. Axworthy
Thomas has had a distinguished career in government, academia, and philanthropy. He served as the Principal Secretary to Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau, and he was a key strategist on repatriation of the Constitution and the Charter of Rights and Freedoms. He was appointed Secretary-General of the InterAction Council, a think tank of former world leaders, in 2011. Established in 1983, the InterAction Council was the first group to apply the wisdom and network of former leaders to current global issues.
Ibrahim is the founder and CEO of Gritnova, a global learning campus offering on-site learning experiences to equip young adults with in-demand industry skills. Ibrahim is a consultant who worked with schools and universities on defining new degrees and courses. Besides working with government officials to introduce technology subjects in the national educational system, he has worked with international NGOs on up-skilling thousands of youth across the MENA region and organized technical camps in Africa. Ibrahim is also an edtech advisor on regional TV channels, acquiring his expertise from world experts through programs in Silicon Valley, London, Madrid, Dubai and more.
About the InterAction Council
The InterAction Council was established in 1983 as an independent international organization to mobilize the experience, energy and international contacts of a group of statesmen who have held the highest office in their own countries. The Council aims at fostering international co-operation and action in three priority areas:
Peace and security
World economic revitalization
Universal ethical standards.