We had an early morning start on Day 2 of the One Young World Summit and what struck me are two things: First, The Session with Senator Murray Sinclair on Aboriginal Canada: The Peace and Reconciliation Process where his 6 young speakers were from the tribes of the First Nations, Metis and Inuit. Second was that … More Roundup of Day 2 – OYW
We’re (almost) there. Only five days away from what we can call the ‘World Economic Forum for young leaders‘ or the ‘UN General Assembly for under 30‘ a.k.a. One Young World summit. We will be meeting and discussing with people from different cultural, professional and political backgrounds. By the way, during that short period of … More Getting Ready for the Summit – Alimatou
August 10, 2016 (WED) when I got a call from our EVP, Shannon Sisler informing me that I have been chosen by Western Union as one of the delegates to attend the One Young World Summit at Ottawa, Canada this year. I was more than thrilled to hear the news, I was ecstatic! I finally … More Getting Ready for the Summit – Carlo
I can’t believe, this is the last week before the One Young World Summit. Together with 1300 leaders from all corners of the globe will descend in Ottawa. This Summit is one of the largest gatherings of nations in the world. The past few weeks were so intensive and passed so quick, that I have … More Getting Ready for the Summit – Andrius
Last year’s OYW Summit – Bangkok, Thailand I can’t believe that it’s been almost one year since Bangkok’s One Young World (OYW) Summit! In just over a week, the WU OYW team will meet face-to-face in Ottawa. I feel so many things – surprised that it’s already here, excited to meet the other delegates, … More Getting Ready for the Summit – Kelsey
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