In the leadup to the Summit, the OYW Community Team had to pause the weekly publishing of the roundup article. The community has of course been active over these past few weeks; check out the Ambassador news you may have missed.
"Young people have a collective responsibility to drive humanity towards progress." - Jayathma Wickramanayake, the UN Secretary-General's Envoy on Youth
We are proud to launch the second round of challenges for Lead2030- the world’s biggest prize fund for young leaders working towards achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
One Young World is proud to announce that The Rt Hon Sir John Major KG CH will attend the One Young World 2019 Summit in London, taking place from 22-25 October.
First-of-its-kind scholarship launched as part of a partnership between One Young World and London Business School.
For the first time this year, One Young World partnered with BP to launch the BP Advancing Energy Scholarship which will fund 30 scholars from around the world to participate in the One Young World Summit 2019 from 22-25 October.
This week marked the 74th session of the UN General Assembly (UNGA) in New York.
World leaders, politicians, global businesses and climate activists descended on the city for 13 days of high-level discussion centred on the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (also known as the Global Goals), and progress towards meeting the 2030 Agenda.
Returning Lead2030 challenge partners have already committed $450,000 in cash funding to support young leaders moving the needle for the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
Lead2030, One Young World’s flagship initiative for the SDGs will return for a second year with a new line up of challenges to be announced at the 10th Annual One Young World Summit in London next month.
CHANEL is one of the world’s most influential and enduring luxury brands. If CHANEL is first and foremost focused on creation, CHANEL is also about being a human-driven company, committed to creating long-term value for the brand and for society. As an iconic brand, their influence far exceeds their business activities.
In an effort to further share the incredible work of the OYW Ambassador community, we’ve launched our monthly list of top projects you need to know about. This is the last batch before the London Summit so we have made it a good one!
Over the past several weeks, One Young World (OYW) Coordinating Ambassadors and partners have brought together over 1,000 young leaders to debate, exchange and propose solutions to some of the world’s most pressing issues. Committed to ensuring OYW offers more than an annual Summit, the Community Team dedicates itself to ensuring it can reach the Ambassador community in every corner of the world.