Latest One Young World Stories

2011-08-17 06:00:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Following initial expressions of interest from leading cities in Australia, China, South Africa, Peru and the United States, the One Young World founders confirmed today that the bids from the cities of Pittsburgh, Pa., and Johannesburg, South Africa, have been shortlisted as the two finalists in the running to host One Young World 2012. The winner will be announced on Saturday, Sept. 3, at the closing ceremony of the One Young World Summit in...

2011-07-26 14:25:00

NEW YORK, July 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Nobel Peace Prize winner and human rights campaigner, Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu, is to attend to One Young World 2011. Despite announcing his international retirement from public life in October last year, Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu will play a central role at the Opening Ceremony of One Young World 2011 Summit and Chair the Plenary Session on Interfaith Dialogue. The Summit will be held in Zurich this September. Archbishop Emeritus...

2011-07-24 05:00:00

NEW YORK, July 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Wael Ghonim, the Google executive credited with spearheading Egypt's recent revolution, has pledged his support to One Young World, the global forum for young leaders, by joining a growing panel of distinguished counselors. Ghonim, dubbed the "Voice of the Revolution" by demonstrators in Tahrir Square, has come to represent the young Egyptians who fought for the ouster of former President Hosni Mubarak. He now joins an international panel of...

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