At the summit, delegates debate, formulate and share innovative solutions for the pressing issues facing the world. They undergo intense sessions in the areas and topics of education, peace and security, global business, environment, human rights and health.
After completing the rigorous summit, each One Young World delegate becomes a One Young World Ambassador. The Ambassadors then return to their respective countries and organizations to work on their own initiatives or lend the power of the One Young World network to those initiatives already in existence.
“The One Young World Summit will forever change my views on how I see the world. I was truly humbled by this experience and thankful for this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. I learned that we as young leaders all have platforms that can change the world. It only has to start with one person to drive a movement. I now have a newfound purpose and feel completely empowered to change my community and the world for the better... because every little thing counts.” -Vandoline Ivey
“I am extremely thankful to be chosen to take part in the One Young World Summit as it truly was an eye-opening experience. I have gained a newfound perspective on the world and obtained valuable insight into the UN’s aspirational global goals for sustainable development. I now feel that I have the requisite knowledge and tools to go forth and make a positive impact in my community and the world.” -Shawn Maddox
“The One Young World Summit was a remarkable and life-changing experience. I left with a renewed belief in the ability of global business to be a force for good and, in the power of the
The One Young World network has grown to a community of more than 7,000 young leaders all around the world. Approximately 8.9 million people have been positively impacted by One Young World Ambassadors. For every $1 invested, One Young World delivers $12 of value.
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