One Young World

October 15, 2014

One Young World youth leadership summit, Dublin

Chartered Accountants Worldwide sent a delegate from each of the founder institutes to October’s One Young World youth leadership summit in Dublin. This annual international conference and think tank brings together over 1,500 high-potential young people, aged 18-30, from around the world to hear from high-profile speakers like Bill Clinton, […]
November 18, 2015

Chartered Accountants Worldwide at One Young World 2015

Event – Bangkok – 18-21 November 2015 Chartered Accountants Worldwide sponsored a group of young Chartered Accountants from across our six member bodies to take part in the One Young World youth leadership summit in Bangkok from 18-21 November. The annual international conference and think tank brought together over 1,300 […]
February 9, 2016

See what Team Chartered Accountants Worldwide got up to at One Young World in Bangkok!

Chartered Accountants Worldwide sponsored a group of young Chartered Accountants from across our six member bodies to take part in the One Young World youth leadership summit in Bangkok from 18-21 November 2015. As well as representing Chartered Accountants Worldwide alongside their home institutes, our delegates got the chance to […]
May 4, 2016

ICAS interview with Kate Robertson, Co-Founder of One Young World

One Young World (OYW) is a UK-based charity that gathers together the brightest young leaders from around the world and provides the opportunity to make lasting connections and drive positive change. Founded in 2009 by David Jones and Kate Robertson, OYW hosts an annual international summit for ambassadors and speakers to […]
September 28, 2016
Chartered Accountants Worldwide at One Young World

Working towards a better future: One Young World 2016 Breakout Session

As part of One Young World 2016, Chartered Accountants Worldwide is hosting a breakout session on the UN sustainable development goals. Published in September 2015, this is a list of 17 targets to be achieved by 2030, including: no poverty, zero hunger, good health and well-being, quality education, gender equality, clean water […]
September 28, 2016

One Young World 2016: summit agenda and highlights unveiled

The One Young World 2016 summit begins on the evening of Wednesday 28th September in Ottawa, Canada. As always, this year’s edition will feature presentations and panel discussions involving a host of high-profile figures, including presidents, Nobel Prize winners, well-known business executives and other global leaders. The opening ceremony will […]
October 5, 2016

OYW Ambassador blog: Charles Zhang – Limitless possibilities

By Charles Zhang, CA ANZ, 3rd Oct 2016. It is difficult to find the words that can wholly encapsulate my experience of One Young World 2016 in Ottawa. Looking back, it seemed almost corny to use words like ‘life-changing’ and ‘profound’, but believe me when I say that this experience […]
November 30, 2016

UN Breakout Session

In 2015, the 193 members of the United Nations came together for one of the largest consultations in the UN’s history. The outcome was a global initiative which aims to unite us all in making the world a better place. To achieve this, 17 Goals have been outlined which address […]
November 30, 2016

Olivia MacDonald on the One Young World Summit

By Olivia MacDonald, CAI, Ireland. This September, I had the privilege of representing Chartered Accountants Worldwide and Chartered Accountants Ireland at the One Young World Summit in Canada. One Young World is a UK-based charity that gathers together young leaders from around the world, empowering them to make lasting connections to create positive change. Incredible […]
November 30, 2016

Louw Barnardt on the One Young World Summit

By Louw Barnardt, SAICA, South Africa. One Young World – inspiring change around the world October month saw the global leadership summit One Young World hosted in Ottawa, Canada. I was lucky enough to be chosen by Chartered Accountants Worldwide to represent SAICA and South Africa at the summit. With beautiful Capitol Hill […]