#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

This entrepreneur’s device will revolutionise the way we save lives

Johann Kalchman: “We believe anyone can be a hero if you give him or her the training and technology.”

May 22

“Getting our customers to help send refugees to school”

 One Young World inspired project benefitting Western Union’s business and making social impact

May 18

“When free press is at risk, all other liberties are endangered”

5 young people risking their safety to hold their governments to account.

May 18

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 Tackling misogyny in a part of the world where it's dangerous to be a feminist

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

'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

'World's biggest 'Junior Davos' youth summit will return to London next year '

Evening Standard

Article

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

Forbes

Article

'Emma Watson: Launching A Gender Equality Movement Opened A ‘Pandora's Box’ Of Abuse'

Huffington 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

'Big business should not be a dirty word for young people - Davos proves we need young leaders '

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

'Kofi Annan on Facing the Future Together'

Vanity Fair

Article

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

Vice

Article

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