One Young World “Do Better Challenge – Essay Competition”

Deadline: August 14, 2013

Entries are now open for the 2013 Do Better Challenge Essay Competition. Last year One Young World challenged Delegates to tell world leaders how they could do better. Delegates wrote letter-style essays to CEOs, politicians and other influential leaders highlighting a single problem and outlining a tangible solution. This year, the winner of the Do Better Challenge will present their essay to the entire One Young World Summit as a Delegate Speaker and will also get a FREE Returning Ambassador spot for Dublin 2014 as well as having their essay published in a major news outlet.

Essay Topic

You must focus your essay to one of the following topics:

  • Education
  • Global Business
  • Human Rights
  • Leadership & Government
  • Sustainable Development
  • Youth Unemployment


  • Applicants must be a One Young World 2013 confirmed Delegate or Returning Ambassador.
  • The essay guidelines can be viewed HERE.
  • Essays should be submitted to [email protected]

For more information, click here.