Clinton speaks to young

PUBLISHED : Thursday, 12 July, 2012, 12:00am
UPDATED : Thursday, 12 July, 2012, 12:00am


PITTSBURGH - Former US president Bill Clinton (right) will give a keynote speech at the One Young World Summit 2012 in Pittsburgh. He will be joined by other top personalities, including Arianna Huffington, Bob Geldof, Fatima Bhutto, Imran Khan, Jamie Oliver and Jimmy Wales.

'One Young World delegates all over the world are honoured and thrilled to know that they're going to hear from former president Clinton in person,' said summit co-founders David Jones and Kate Robertson. 'The inspiration and motivation he can deliver is going to be hugely important for these young leaders.'

One Young World is a global youth leadership summit that provides a platform for young delegates from around the world to meet world leaders and exchange ideas. This year's summit will be held from October 18 to 22. Some 1,500 delegates from 190 countries are due to attend.

Last year, the One Young World Summit was held in Switzerland. This year's event in Pittsburgh will be held with the support of former US presidents Jimmy Carter and George H. W. Bush.