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Summit Highlight Report 2017

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#OYW2017 SUMMIT HIGHLIGHTS

Look back at some the best moments from the One Young World 2017 Summit in Bogotá, Colombia. From 4-7 October, over 1,300 delegates from 190+ countries came together to tackle and devise solutions to the world's most pressing issues.

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THOUGHT LEADERSHIP AND NEWS

In our post-truth era, stories matter

Storytelling constitutes the future of PR: being a purposeful social practice. 

April 13

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Over 30 OYW Ambassadors participate in the Commonwealth Youth Forum

A delegation of OYW Ambassadors will take centre stage as the CYF convenes to discuss the futures of 1.2 billion young people across 52 nations.

April 12

OYW Ambassadors invited to speak at Institute of Directors, London

A session titled ‘The Next Generation of Business Leaders’ was hosted by OYW co-founder Kate Robertson alongside a panel of OYW Ambassadors representing major corporates. 

April 11

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CATCH UP ON #OYW2017

The Nelson Mandela I knew: stories and insights from Francois Pieenar and Ahmed Kathrada.
Discover a new way of providing clean water | Waves for Water
We have the keys to change the world, so how to make an impact using social media? Social media star Jérôme Jarre.
Talking to young people to prevent conflict| Peace leader Ousmane Ba
How to start a small business? Shopify's COO Harley Finkelstein.
"I chose to forgive people who killed" - Rwanda genocide survivor Hyppolite Ntigurirwa

ONE YOUNG WORLD IN THE NEWS

One Young World is the forum for young leaders from every country in the world and provides a platform for their stories to be told in international, regional and local media.

'You can't bomb an ideology'

AJ+

Video

'Terror survivor's call for open speech on extremism'

BBC News

Article

'Innovation in Oman: the use of aquaculture technology to alleviate poverty'

BBC World Service

Radio Broadcast

'Me llegan al corazón los jóvenes víctimas del conflicto: alcaldesa de La Haya'

Caracol Radio

Article

'A journey to peace starts with inclusiveness'

China Daily

Article

'El mensaje de Juan Manuel Santos y Kofi Annan a los jóvenes del One Young World'

El Espectador

Article

'El vendedor de tortas que ahora apoya a víctimas del conflicto'

El Tiempo

Article

'‘I despise these people’: Bob Geldof says he’s ‘sick’ of world leaders'

Express

Article

'An Epic Adventure (On Horseback) Shows That Disability Is Everyone's Business'

Forbes

Article

'Cher Taunts Donald Trump Who 'Doesn’t Have 2 Brain Cells To Rub Together''

Huff Post

Article

'One Young World, le “davos des jeunes” qui veut changer le monde'

Les Echoes

Article

''I loathe these people. I'm sick of them': Bob Geldof condemns Myanmar's Suu Kyi for 'becoming one of the great ethnic cleansers' and tears into Putin and Trump at world summit''

Mail Online

Article

'Sexual Harassment in Hollywood 'Not Shocking', Says 90210'S Annalynne Mccord'

Newsweek

Article

'Black Lives Matter activist Deray Mckesson was only surprised by one thing when he was sued by police officers—their anonymity'

Quartz

Article

'Annalynne McCord on Weinstein allegations'

Sky News

Video

'Making war is easier than making peace': in conversation with Colombia's President Santos'

The Guardian

Podcast

'This video of a Rwandan genocide survivor sharing his story of forgiveness will inspire you'

The Irish News

Article

'Over One Thousand Activists Met in Colombia for the World's Largest Youth Forum for Global Peace'

Vice

Article

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