Catch up on the 2017 #OYW London Caucus

The third European Caucus of 2017 kicked off on Saturday 18 November at Thomson Reuters in London, UK. Caucuses provide an opportunity for Ambassadors to connect face to face and gain insight into a range of emerging issues.

Catch up on key highlights below:

Part I: 

Part II:

Full agenda:



Session TopicSpeakers
13:30 - 14:15 Opening Remarks + Q&AKate Robertson, Co-Founder at One Young World
14:15 - 14:45Domestic Abuse - Awareness Guide for Employers

Carole Stone, Patron at Global Foundation for the Elimination of Domestic Violence & OYW Counsellor

Roger Graef, Documentary Filmmaker

Jemima Lovatt, OYW Ambassador

Chiara Lisowski, OYW Ambassador

Kian Bakhtiari, OYW Ambassador

14:45 - 15:15Introducing the 'Plastic Free' Aisle

Sian Sutherland, Co-Founder at A Plastic Planet

15:15 - 15:40Break


15:40 - 16:10Disability & Inclusion + #Valuable

Oscar Anderson, Disability Rights Activist & OYW Ambassador

Naveed Parvez, CEO at Andiamo

Daniel Callaghan, Chair at Thomson Reuters Disability Network & OYW Ambassador

David Spears, Analyst at Barclaycard, Member of #Valuable Working Group & OYW Ambassador

Tala Dajani, Coordinating Ambassador at One Young World

16:10 - 16:50Homelessness

Sandra Schembri, CEO at The House of St. Barnabas

Hayley Conboy, Head of Partnerships at St. Mungo’s

Charlotte Gerada, Public Affairs Manager at Shelter

Jamala Osman, Branch Manager at Barclays & OYW Ambassador

16:50 - 17:10Break


17:10 - 17:50Empowering LGBT Refugees

Antonio Zappulla, COO at Thomson Reuters Foundation

Moud Goba, Project Manager at Micro Rainbow International

Bojana Asanovic, Chair at UK Lesbian & Gay Immigration Group

17:50 - 18:30Inclusive Peace: A Response to Violent Extremism in Europe

Peter Taylor, Author & Journalist 

Fatima Zaman, OYW Ambassador & Advocate at Extremely Together

Bjorn Ihler, OYW Ambassador & Advocate at Extremely Together

Charlie Oliver, Managing Ambassador for Europe at One Young World

18:30 - 19:00

Ambassador Pitches & Close

Led by Emma Powell, Coordinating Ambassador at One Young World​