One Young World (OYW) Summit
is an annual event which gathers together the brightest young people from
around the world, empowering them to make lasting connections and develop solutions to
some of the world’s most pressing issues. In this Summit, most valuable young
talent from global and national companies, NGO’s, Universities and other
forward-thinking organizations are joined by World leaders, acting as the One
Young World counselors, to create positive change. OYW,
2014, took place in Dublin, Ireland. Most of these OYW Counselors are; Kofi Annan (former UN Sec. Gen.), Archbishop Emeritus Desmond
Tutu, Sir Richard Branson (CEO, Virgin Group), Anthony Jenkins (CEO, Barclays),
Paul Polman (CEO, Unilever), Jack Dorsey and Arianna Huffington; Bob Geldof,
OYW is a
non-profit organization based in UK, established in 2009 by David Jones, Kate
Robertson and Havas, the Corporate Partner.
Many organizations have
partnered with One Young World to sponsor delegates from around the world to
attend the Summit and this has become an integral part of their Leadership Development, Human Resource and Sustainability Programmes. Among these are, Google, All Bar None, Unilever, Sasol, Barclays, Deloitte, Ericsson,
MTN, KPMG, Pepsi, Hp, CocaCola, IBM, Insead, Standard Bank. Nokia, Standard
Chartered, Siemens, Facebook, OFID, etc.
to Become One Young Ambassador
- You must be between 18 and 30 years.
- Have a demonstrated leadership ability and
commitment to effecting positive change.
- Have had an impact in your home countries on a
range of issues, including the role of business in society, transparency
in business and government, the impact of climate change, global health
and hunger relief.
If you think you meet the requirements, apply to
attend the this year Summit by creating a candidate profile. If your profile is
approved it will be displayed on the OYW website and you can
seek the necessary funding to attend the Summit. At the Summit Closing
Ceremony, delegates graduate as One Young World Ambassadors, joining a network
of young leaders who are creating positive change around the world.
Apply for All Bar None sponsorship to
attend OYW summit, HERE
Apply for OFID scholarship to attend OYW summit HERE
Apply for SASOL sponsorship to attend OYW summit, HERE
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