Ottawa Summit 2016

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Watch our founder select the Flag Bearers for 2016! | One Young World

Watch our founder select the Flag Bearers for 2016! | One Young World

September 9


From “data exhaust” to “data-driven”: how can we use Big Data for Social Good?

Florence Broderick sheds light on how Big Data for Social Good provides powerful insights to NGOs and governments in the face of natural disasters and global health pandemics. She will be a Delegate Speaker in the Global Business Plenary Session.

September 27

Investing in young people left behind

Delegate Speaker Jan Peloza explores the positive impact public health can have on young people's mental health.

September 26

One Young World: the future of our world

Having the experience of being a Delegate Speaker, Returning Ambassador Mandy Benjamin reflects on her journey since attending One Young World. 

September 26

Top News

Mary Robinson: "We may lose countries entirely"

Former President  of Ireland Mary Robinson has warned that the world "may lose countries entirely" due to climate change and that rising sea levels could add 75 million people to the refugee population.

September 29

Stand together against terror

Kofi Annan, the former Secretary-General of the United Nations, has called on young people to "stand together" against violent extremism and appealed for greater tolerance of refugees, claiming that migration is an innate part of human nature.

September 29


One Young World has a network over 7,000 young leaders running impactful projects in all 196 countries.

This map shows the size of delegations representing each nation since the first One Young World Summit in 2010.




What is One Young World?

One Young World is the preeminent global forum for young leaders aged 18-30 and gathers the brightest young leaders from around the world, empowering them to make lasting connections and develop solutions to some of the world's most pressing issues.

We stage an annual Summit where the most valuable young talent from global and national companies, NGOs, universities and other forward-thinking organisations are joined by world leaders.