#OYW2021: Day One LIVE from Munich

OYW2021: Day One


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Friday 23 July: Day One


Conservation and the critical importance of harnessing Indigenous knowledge

The Panelists will discuss the topic of conservation and the critical importance of harnessing Indigenous knowledge. 

Lawyer and Activist, Mia Hammersley speaks about her experiences representing the safeguarding of Indigenous communities from a legal perspective and the importance of re-thinking the concept of the conservation movement to protect these communities and combat the climate crisis. 

Co-founder of ‘El Orinoco se adapta’ and founder of ‘Barranquilla+20’ Xiomara Acevedo stresses the importance of engaging this generation of young people with the most pressing issues and harnessing the power of youth to build sustainable cities and territories. Conservation is a central component in overcoming the climate crisis, and this session establishes how discussions and decisions must incorporate Indigenous voices.


Mia Hammersley- Lawyer and Activist

Kate Brown- Executive Director of the Global Island Partnership

Xiomara Acevedo- One Young World Ambassador


11:05 AM CEST

The Climate Crisis: 10 years to go, can we deliver the Paris Agreement? [plenary session]


Mary Robinson- Chair of The Elders and Former President of Ireland

Bob Geldof- Singer and Activist



Special session with Terry Crews


Terry Crews- Actor and Activist



Rights & Freedoms: How can we defend rights online and offline? [plenary session]


Professor Shoshana Zuboff- Author and Professor Emeritus Harvard Business School

Monica De Grieff- One Young World Global Advisory Board and President of Bogota's Chamber of Commerce


View the full #OYW2021 Summit Agenda

The annual One Young World Summit convenes the brightest young talent from every country and sector, working to accelerate social impact. Delegates from 190+ countries are counselled by influential political, business and humanitarian leaders such as Justin Trudeau, Paul Polman and Meghan Markle, amongst many other global figures.

Delegates participate in four transformative days of speeches, panels, networking and workshops. All delegates have the opportunity to apply to give keynote speeches, sharing a platform with world leaders with the world’s media in attendance. As well as listening to keynote speakers, delegates have the opportunity to challenge world leaders, interact and be mentored by influencers. Delegates make lasting connections throughout the Summit, celebrating their participation at social events and the unforgettable Opening and Closing Ceremonies.

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