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Summit Highlight Report 2017

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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.

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THOUGHT LEADERSHIP AND NEWS

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I'm from one of Belize's poorest districts - This is what I'm doing to support my community

Juan Bol's PODER is tackling the sources of poverty in Toledo whose indigenous subset accounts for 40% of the nation's poor.

March 23

It's Anti-Racism Week in South Africa - are we any closer to ending it?

OYW Ambassador Shakira Choonara: "Over twenty years later, why are we accepting clear and evident discrimination?"

March 20

A message of hope to survivors of abuse

Activist and poet Dillon Ollivierre shares a message of hope to survivors of abuse.

March 16

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A path to freedom: the story of a North Korean defector.
Can the power of ideas counter violent extremism? A discussion with Kofi Annan.
Nobel Prize winner Muhammad Yunus’ vision: no poverty, no unemployment, no carbon emissions.
Combating gender inequality with 'hardcore feminism'.
Could positivity be the answer to global inequality? Dambisa Moyo
Jamie Oliver on the global obesity epidemic.

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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