One Young World Summit

Bringing the World to Dublin

One Young World | Posted 06.11.2014 | UK
One Young World

This blog is by Clara Kelleher. Clara is a One Young World Ambassador and a founding member of the Dublin Host City Bid Committee responsible f...

Re-inventing the Peace Process

One Young World | Posted 30.10.2014 | UK
One Young World

2014 marks the twentieth anniversary of the first IRA ceasefire which triggered the Northern-Ireland 'Peace Process'. This marked the end of a vicious thirty-year conflict known as 'The Troubles'; the ethno-nationalist conflict which set those who wanted to see Northern Ireland remain a part of the United Kingdom against those who wanted to see it integrated into a 'United Ireland'.

Why Raising Money for Ebola Is an Issue We Must Address Now

One Young World | Posted 21.10.2014 | UK
One Young World

I am personally asking OYW delegates, Counsellors, community members, and the public to spread the word and support charities such as International Medical Corps and others fighting the deadly Ebola virus. Please share your support for the two causes I am driving...

Fleeing for Freedom

One Young World | Posted 20.10.2014 | UK
One Young World

I am a North Korean defector who escaped the hardship of the region in 2007. Korea has remained in the media spotlight in recent weeks due to the unprecedented disappearance, and reappearance, of leader Kim Jong-un. Countless people have spoken about the missing dictator, but very little attention is being focused on the invisible victims of the Kim regime...

Chipsafer: Upgrading Agriculture

One Young World | Posted 19.10.2014 | UK
One Young World

Maria Victoria Alonsoperez is a One Young World delegate from Uruguay. She was a delegate speaker during the Global Business Plenary Session at...

Sustaining Global Forestry

One Young World | Posted 18.10.2014 | UK
One Young World

Joseph Mwakima is a One Young World delegate from Kenya. He was a delegate speaker in the Sustainable Development Plenary Session at the Dublin Summ...

The Risk of Extinction Exists

One Young World | Posted 18.10.2014 | UK
One Young World

Angelique Pouponneau is a One Young World delegate from the Seychelles. She was a delegate speaker in the Sustainable Development Plenary ...

Five Tips for First Time Delegates

One Young World | Posted 18.10.2014 | UK
One Young World

This blog was written by Mícheál Gallagher. Mícheál was a first time One Young World Delegate in 2013 (Johannesburg, South Africa). T...

Tackling Food Poverty in Ireland

One Young World | Posted 18.10.2014 | UK
One Young World

This blog is written by Iseult Ward. Iseult is a One Young World Ambassador from Ireland and the co-founder and CEO of FoodCloud, a social...

Let's Talk About Depression

Anna Brown | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Anna Brown

I sat in front of the doctor and told him everything - he was fantastic. He explained what the chemicals in my brain were doing in a completely matter-of-fact way, and, most importantly, assured me that feeling like this was not my fault. That was the first step on the road to recovery.

'The Solution To Youth Unemployment Is In Our Hands'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.09.2014 | UK

The challenges facing young people and youth unemployment have been tackled by delegates at the One Young World Summit. However, rather than being ...

'Even If It's A Death Sentence, We Don't Appeal'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.10.2013 | UK

A former prisoner jailed alongside Nelson Mandela has recalled how the ANC leader insisted there would be no appeal after their trial even if they wer...

'Refugee Camps Are Not Ideal Settings For Schools'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.09.2014 | UK

The problems facing education in challenging situations around the world have dominated the opening session of the One Young World Summit in South Afr...

World Leaders Look To Youth To Drive Global Change

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.10.2013 | UK

Global leaders including former UN Secretary General Kofi Annan, Live Aid founder Bob Geldof and Nobel Prize Laureate Muhammad Yunus have called for y...

Youth And World Leaders Ready To Tackle Global Issues At One Young World Summit

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.09.2014 | UK

Johannesburg will welcome 1,250 young leaders from 190 countries as the One Young World Summit 2013 kicks off on Wednesday. The Opening Ceremony at...

The Big Debate

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.09.2014 | UK

People from all over the world will be able to take part in the world's premier youth forum this week even if they don't have access to the internet. ...

WATCH One Young World Summit 2013 Live

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.10.2013 | UK

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 be...

WATCH: How To Be A Social Entrepreneur

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.09.2014 | UK

Social enterprise is one of the areas that One Young World hopes will inspire its delegates in its efforts to drive business forward. Founded in 20...

Global Figures To Lead Debates At One Young World Summit

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.10.2013 | UK

A star-studded list of global leaders from business, politics, fashion, science and sport will be giving their support to the world’s young leaders ...

Sir Richard Branson To Talk Business Leadership At Summit

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.10.2013 | UK

Sir Richard Branson is the latest high profile figure to lend his name to the One Young World Summit this week. Sir Richard joins as a Counsellor a...

One Young World: Digital Innovation No Substitute When Activating Young Leaders

Danny Bartlett | Posted 27.11.2013 | UK Politics
Danny Bartlett

On Monday, 23 September, I found myself humbled not by the words of a statesman, but by a fictional anthropomorphic bear...

Real Food Leaders Unite at One Young World

Food Revolution | Posted 26.12.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Food Revolution

During the conference, Jamie Oliver also announced the date for Food Revolution Day 2013 - May 17th! Now's the time to start thinking about how you'll be standing up for real food and empowering and inspiring your community to do the same on May 17th next year.