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#OYW2019 Delegate Speakers Announced

The 30 exceptional young leaders who will take to the stage as Delegate Speakers in the five plenary sessions at One Young World’s 2019 Summit have now been chosen.

This year, One Young World returns ‘home’ to London for the 10th Annual Summit - set to be the biggest since the movement began in 2010. The specially selected Delegate Speakers will address an audience of over 2,000 people, on the subjects of Poverty Alleviation, Education, Peaceful Futures, Planetary Health and Media Freedom.

DSM providing 6 scholarship places for young leaders to attend #OYW2019

This year, DSM, a long-standing partner of One Young World, launched 2 scholarships for young leaders to attend the upcoming OYW 2019 Summit in London from 22-25 October. Focused on 2 of DSM’s core remits, OYW was proud to launch the Resources & Circularity Scholarship and the Brighter Living Scholarship which each will offer the opportunity to 3 young leaders.  Ahead of the 2019 Summit, all 6 of the selected scholars will travel to The Netherlands to participate in a bespoke pre-programme hosted by DSM.  

OYW & Private Drama Events announce headline performers at #OYW2019 Opening Ceremony in London

One Young World, the global forum for young leaders, and Private Drama Events, storyteller and creator of luxury experiences, have today revealed the stars performing in this year’s One Young World Opening Ceremony, to be staged in the historical Royal Albert Hall on 22 October 2019, tackling this year’s themes and global issues of diversity, inclusivity and sustainability.

OYW supports UK’s Youth G20 and G7 Delegations in designing policy proposals

From a large pool of talented applicants, the Future Leaders Network have selected 6 delegates to represent the UK at the G7 and G20 Youth Summits, in France and Japan respectively. These young leaders include two One Young World Ambassadors, James da Costa and Abdulkadir Elmi - James will act as Head Delegate leading the UK’s Y20 representation. James is the co-founder of the Mandala Group, which specialises in building accessible mobile applications in disconnected areas of India and Kenya.