One Young World 2022: Tokyo Summit

We are offering 14 young people from Northern Ireland the opportunity to be involved in the upcoming One Young World Summit which will take place in Tokyo! 

The One Young World Summit 2022 Tokyo 23-26 May

One Young World Summit - Tokyo
  • The summit will take place 23-26th May 2022.
  • The selected candidates will join a delegation attending the summit representing Northern Ireland for the handover to Belfast for 2023.

The One Young World Summit brings together over 2000 young leaders from over 190 countries to explore global issues affecting their future and action an agenda for change.

At the end of the Summit, Delegates become One Young World Ambassadors. They return to their communities and organisations with the means and motivation to make a difference, accessing the global network of 10,000+ young leaders to accelerate existing initiatives or establish new ventures. Between Summits, the One Young World Community participate in an ongoing programme of opportunities including caucuses, funding, peer-to-peer mentoring, media exposure, and speaking engagements.

All participants in the One Young World programme as part of the EA Youth Service Delegation will be supported to deliver their own local conference for children and young people here in Northern Ireland, sharing their learning and creating an opportunity to affect change here.

Applicants may be invited to an assessment day which will be followed by an interview. Interviews will be held WC 18th October 2021.


The deadline for submissions of your application form is 12noon on Friday 24th September 2021.

To apply you must be:

  • Applicants must be aged 20 and be no older than 25 on 01.09.2021
  • Successful Applicants must fundraise or contribute £200 towards the trip with the remaining expense being covered by the Education Authority
  • Applicants must be available on the following dates for an assessment weekend, pre-summit meetings and for the trip to Tokyo:
    • 8 October Assessment Day
    • 18 - 22 October: Interview week
    • 30 October: First delegation meeting
    • 27 November: Second delegation meeting
    • 17-19 December: Full Belfast Delegation Team Residential
    • 20 - 30 May 2022: One Young World Tokyo Summit (These dates are TBC. Subject to change once summit dates are confirmed and flights booked)

For more information:

Contact: Steph Craig


Phone: 028 9598 5533



Last updated: 02/09/2021