One Young World Barcelona Caucus: 30 June - 1 July

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One Young World invites you to join the second European Caucus of 2017, taking place in Barcelona, Spain. Caucuses provide an opportunity for Ambassadors to connect face to face, explore opportunities for collaboration and gain insight into a range of emerging issues. This event builds on April's Berlin Caucus which brought together more than 50 Ambassadors from over 20 countries. 

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Registration Deadline: 22 June


30 June - 1 July


Mobile World Centre, Carrer de Fontanella, 2, 08002 Barcelona, Spain

Who can attend?

All One Young World Ambassadors are welcome to attend. In addition, One Young World Ambassadors may nominate other socially engaged young leaders to participate.

How much does it cost?

There are no fees to attend the event but One Young World cannot provide support for travel, accommodation or incidental costs. 


We have identified AirBNB apartments that can be shared by attendees. Cost per room is £20-30 / €25-35 per night (based on availability at the time of booking). Please indicate if you are interested in receiving information about this accommodation when registering your attendance. 

What is on the agenda?

  • Innovation in Large Organisations
  • Refugee rights
  • Gender equality
  • Climate change
  • Sustainable design

Please note that the agenda is a work in progress and more speakers are being confirmed daily.

For any enquiries, please contact [email protected]


Date Session Speakers Venue
8:00pm - 12:00pm 30 June Ambassador meet and greet   TBC
10:15am - 11:30am 1 July Film screening 'Borders and Promises'
(opening 10:15am - 10:30am)
Eliza Johnston, Executive Producer at BOX3 Films

Andrew Williams, Research Professor at Universitat Pompeu Fabra
Mobile World Centre
11:30am - 2:30am 1 July Lunch Break
(please note that lunch has not been provided)


2:45pm - 3:15pm 1 July Opening Keynote
Inclusion in the workplace and One Young World

Caroline Casey, One Young World Counsellor, Social Entrepreneur & Activist

Mobile World Centre​
3:15pm - 4:15pm 1 July Refugees

Gerard Canals, Head of Mission - Mediterranean at Proactiva Open Arms

Rodrigo Moran and Belén Marquez, Co-Founders of The Refugee Nation

Diana Constantinidou, International Human Rights Lawyer

Romy Wakil, Mental Health Counsellor
Charlie Oliver, OYW Managing Ambassador for Europe

Mobile World Centre​​
4:15pm - 4:30pm

1 July

Networking Break


Mobile World Centre​​
4:30pm - 5:15pm

1 July

Gender Equality

Lucía Gutiérrez, Talent and Diversity Manager, Telefónica

Viola Thoma, Founder at A Woman in Power & OYW Emma Watson Scholar

Jemima Lovatt, Development Director, Global Foundation for the Elimination of Domestic Violence

Caroline Casey, One Young World Counsellor, Social Entrepreneur & Activist

Carlota Calvo Cotado, OYW Coordinating Ambassador for Europe 2

Mobile World Centre​​
5:15pm - 6:00pm 1 July Climate Change

Paula Casal, Law Professor at Universitat Pompeu Fabra

Mike Rosenberg, MBA Professor at IESE Business School​

Wen-Yu Weng, Asia Analyst at the Carbon Trust

Mobile World Centre
6:00pm - 6:15pm 1 July Networking Break


Mobile World Centre
6:15pm - 7:15pm 1 July Innovation in Large Organisations

Pep Torres, Founder at Museum of Ideas and Inventions in Barcelona 

Peter Williams, COO at Telefónica Alpha 

Paco Rojo, Founder at Voluntechies

Paul-Marie Carfantan, Co-Founder at Civic Labs Barcelona

David Spears, Co-Founder at Circle of Young Intrapreneurs​

Mobile World Centre
7:15pm - 7:45pm 1 July Sustainable Design

Sylvia Calvo, President of the Association of Sustainable Fashion, Barcelona

Tala Dajani, Senior Design Manager at RB & OYW Coordinating Ambassador

Nataly De La Gala-Helder, Co-Founder at Fashion for Good

Mobile World Centre
7:45pm - 8pm 1 July Ambassador Pitches   Mobile World Centre
8pm 1 July Dinner and drinks   Taller de Tapas, Plaça de Pau Vila, 13, 08003 Barcelona, Spain