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One Young World in Munich in late July

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Global conference

The One Young World Summit launches with an exciting kick-off event in Munich on July 22.

Starting at 5.30 pm the opening of the four-day, international conference will be broadcast live. Regardless of accreditation, this offers all interested parties the chance to experience the One Young World Network and the international movement.

Mayor Dieter Reiter will speak at the event on behalf of the host city Munich.

Live broadcast of the kick-off event please go to facebook.com/muenchen/

The organizers and the city have pulled out all the stops to ensure that the One Young World Munich Summit 2021 is an exciting international conference, despite the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Delegates have the option of participating in the conference either in person or digitally. In addition, the organizers are setting up regional hubs around the world to facilitate the international participation and networking which characterize One Young World.

From July 22 to 25 over 1,500 young talents, leaders, and personalities from more than 190 countries will meet either in person or digitally and exchange ideas with representatives from politics, business, and NGOs.

The kick-off event takes place in the Olympiahalle, and alongside artists and music will feature prominent international keynote speakers from across the globe. In addition to long-term supporters such as Nobel Prize Winner Muhammad Yunus and Sir Bob Geldof, many well-known young people from NGOs, the entertainment industry, and inspiring and courageous activists will also be involved.

The conference itself offers both keynotes on influential and exemplary campaigns as well as workshops on urgent topics concerning the UN’s 17 Sustainable Development Goals. Topics scheduled for Munich include the climate crisis, health systems in connection to COVID-19, educational equality, and the de-escalation of growing global conflicts.

The conference ends with a closing ceremony in the BMW Welt on July 25, where highlights from the Munich Summit will be presented and the baton passed to next year’s host city Tokyo.

Munich on the world stage

One Young World offers Munich and its partners and partner companies a unique opportunity to present the city as a sustainable, modern, and innovative business location to the illustrious, international One Young World network.

We wish to thank all our partners and sponsors – especially in light of the challenges posed by the pandemic – for their unstinting support and commitment to One Young World Munich 2021.

Note: Tickets to attend in-person are currently available for purchase until July 2; contact details and additional information on digital participation can be found at https://www.oneyoungworld.com/attend-summit