Thousands of young people have arrived in South Africa for a summit aimed at finding solutions to global problems.

The One Young World Summit is being staged in Johannesburg between 2 and 5 October, and according to the organisers is the single biggest youth-dominated event outside the Olympic Games.

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The One Young World Summit brings together young delegates and global leaders

Founded in 2009 by David Jones and Kate Robertson, One Young World is a London-based charity that brings together young people from all over the world in order to "help them make lasting connections to create positive change".

The annual Summit involves young delegates, backed by the One Young World Counsellors, debating and formulating solutions for global issues.

The summit is being streamed globally. Click on the video above to watch.

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    Arianna Huffington talks during the youth unemployment sesssion

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    Bob Geldof addresses the opening ceremony of the summit

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    Bob Geldof takes the microphone in the education plenary session

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    Delegates ahead of the opening ceremony of the One Young World Summit

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    Kofi Annan speaks at the opening ceremony for the One Young World Summit

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    Speakers from the floor during the education session

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    The six young delegates who spoke at the Education plenary session

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    Bob Geldof talking at the human rights plenary session

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    Kofi Annan and Bob Geldof with selegates at the special ambassadors session

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    Francois Pienaar recalls his first meeting with Nelson Mandela at the special session on the former South African president

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    Ahmed Kathrada recalled his time with Nelson Mandela imprisoned on Robben Island

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    Celebrity cook Jamie Oliver is beamed into the Summit's discussion on The Food Revolution

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    Arianna Huffington speaks to delegates about The Third Metric