Summit 2022 - Agenda

Halima Aden welcomes attendees to the 2021 Munich Summit

Agenda Overview


Monday 5 September: Opening Ceremony


10:00 BST Registration opens, foyer Manchester Central 

18:00 – 20:00 BST Live from Manchester 


The Opening Ceremony will be broadcasted live from Manchester at 18:00 BST from The Bridgewater Hall. The show will feature the One Young World Flag Ceremony, music and dance entertainment, Counsellor welcomes and keynote speakers.


Tuesday 6 September:


08:45 - 12:30 BST Live from Manchester 

12:30 - 14:30 BST Digital Platform / Networking Break

14:35 - 17:35 BST Live from Manchester

17:30 - 19:30 BST Digital Platform / Networking Break

19:35 BST End of Content



Wednesday 7 September: 


08.45 - 12:20 BST Live from Manchester

12:15 - 14:15 BST Digital Platform / Networking Break

14.25 - 17:45 BST Live from Manchester

17.30 - 19:30 BST Digital Platform / Networking Break

19:45 BST End of Content



Thursday 8 September:


08:45 - 11:45 BST Live from Manchester

11:45 - 13:45 BST Digital Platform/Networking Break

13:45 - 16:00 BST Live from Manchester

16:00 - 18:00 BST Digital Platform / Networking Break

19:00 - 20:00  BST Closing Ceremony 

20:30 BST Closing Party


The Closing Ceremony will take place at Manchester Central. The ceremony will feature keynote speeches, music and performances. The handover of the Baton to Belfast for 2023 will take place.



Highlights from the 2019 One Young World Summit event

Digital, Presentation, Interactive Stages and Workshops

The Presentation and Interactive Stages will include:

  • Keynote Speakers
  • Delegate Speakers 
  • Spotlight Sessions:
    • Afghanistan: The Struggle for Women's Rights
    • Addressing the Drivers of Migration: Climate Change, Conflicts, and Economic Inequality
    • An Ethical Dilemma: Regulating AI, Web3, and the Metaverse 
    • The Ukrainian Conflict and Its Global Resonance
  • The One Young World Politician of the Year Award
  • LEAD2030
  • Panel Discussions
  • Mental Health
  • Ambassadors in Action
  • The One Young World Entrepreneur of the Year Award
  • Speaker Q&A Sessions
  • The One Young World Journalist of the Year Award



Workshops will be running during networking breaks in Manchester, on Hubilo, our Digital Platform, as well as across different Regional Hives throughout the Summit. The 2022 Summit Workshops Agenda will be made available to Registered Delegates on Monday 18 July.

Dive into the details

Group photo with Special Envoy for Youth, Jayathma, at US regional hub New Jersey during Munich Summit 2021

Regional Hives

The Regional Hives will be located in different cities around the world for Delegates unable to attend the Summit live, in-person in Manchester. The Regional Hives will have its own agenda of local speakers, Ambassadors and in-person workshops but will join the live Manchester content when time zones connect.


São Paulo

Date: Tuesday 6th September 

Live stream time: 14:50 - 14:55 BST

Location: Link Business School


New York

Date: Tuesday 6th September 

Live stream time: 15:30 - 15:35 BST

Location: Fordham University



Date: Wednesday 7th September

Live stream time: 15:10 - 15:15 BST

Location: Wits University



Date: Thursday 8th September

Live stream time: 10:40 - 10:45 BST

Location: Okayama