Monday, June 20, 2011

Pittsburgh Selected as U.S. Bid City for 2012 One Young World Summit - Premier Global Forum for Young International Leaders; Delegates Sought for 2011 Session

Pittsburgh has been selected by One Young World as the sole U.S. bid city to host the 2012 One Young World Summit. Launched in 2010, One Young World is the premier global forum for young leaders from around the world, and has been dubbed the "young Davos" by CNN.

This is an amazing opportunity for Pittsburgh. Show your support for this initiative and help bring the One Young World 2012 Summit to Pittsburgh.

To show your support, follow One Young World Pittsburgh on Facebook and Twitter by clicking the links below. In addition, you can stay up-to-date on all the latest news, join in discussions, share ideas, and connect with other globally-minded people across the region.

One Young World’s Twitter followers are the first to receive the latest Summit and One Young World Pittsburgh Partnership updates. http://twitter.com/OYWPittsburgh

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The One Young World Pittsburgh Partnership -- which is working to bring the 2012 Summit to Pittsburgh -- is seeking prospective delegates from Pittsburgh’s not-for-profit community to participate in the 2011 One Young World Summit in Zurich, Switzerland, from September 1 through 4, 2011. Candidates interested in applying must be between 21 and 28 years of age and should be affiliated with an area non-profit. For information on how to apply, go to www.worldpittsburgh.org/oyw.jsp.

The One Young World Pittsburgh Partnership is a consortium of local companies, non-profits, and community organizations which are working together to bring One Young World to Pittsburgh in 2012. The founding partners include the Allegheny Conference on Community Development, Euro RSCG Worldwide PR, VisitPittsburgh, and the World Affairs Council of Pittsburgh.

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