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#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.

THOUGHT LEADERSHIP AND NEWS

#WEFLIVE wrap-up: 5 stories you need to read

Political action, technological progress and other issues OYW Ambassadors are actively acting on. 

January 26

Lula’s corruption conviction upheld - meet the rising stars of Brazilian politics

OYW Ambassador Renan Ferreirinha Carneiro can barely contain his excitement over what 2018 holds in store for Brazil.

January 25

10 must-read OYW stories from #WEFLIVE

Read how these OYW Ambassadors are making striking progress in their fields working toward a shared future. 

January 23

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Jerome Jarre thinks social media really CAN change the world
Kofi Annan, a man of peace in a world torn by strife
The real Invictus: what Nelson Mandela meant to South Africa
Solving youth unemployment for people with disabilities
Britain’s most successful rapper on chasing your dreams
 What does home mean to a Syrian refugee?

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

'Me llegan al corazón los jóvenes víctimas del conflicto: alcaldesa de La Haya'

Caracol Radio

Article

'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

'‘I despise these people’: Bob Geldof says he’s ‘sick’ of world leaders'

Express

Article

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

Forbes

Article

'Cher Taunts Donald Trump Who 'Doesn’t Have 2 Brain Cells To Rub Together''

Huff 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

'Sexual Harassment in Hollywood 'Not Shocking', Says 90210'S Annalynne Mccord'

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

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

Vice

Article

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