Bogota Summit 2017


Take a look at Bogotá, Host City of the One Young World Summit 2017.

Take a look at Bogotá, Host City of the One Young World Summit 2017.


Selina Neirok Leem: ‘a small island girl with big dreams’

To celebrate International Women’s Day, the World Bank spoke to Ambassador Selina Leem for her take on the future of her country, Marshall Islands.

March 23

The young leaders bringing a smile to the unhappiest countries on earth

Here's what Ambassadors are doing to make the world's unhappiest countries a better place to live.

March 20

What's happening in Moldova? A Q&A with Victoria Novac

Ambassador Victoria Novac details what it's like to be a young entrepreneur in Moldova.

March 20

Top News

5 young leaders who are combatting water scarcity

On World Water Day, read about these Ambassadors who bring water to some of the world's most drought-affected areas.

March 22

War on Drugs taking Philippines “back to the dark ages”

An official “War on Drugs” in the Philippines has led to 7,000 killings and is taking the country “back to the dark ages”, young Filipinos are warning.

March 21



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.