The One Young World Summit is taking place in South Africa for the first time.
Global leaders including former UN Secretary General Kofi Annan, Live Aid founder Sir Bob Geldof and Nobel Prize Laureate Muhammad Yunus have been gathering in the City of Johannesburg, since Wednesday, 02 October 2013, to encourage young leadership. The official opening ceremony took place at Soccer City in Johannesburg on Wednesday night. Speakers during the event included Bob Geldof and Kofi Annan. Ahmed Kathrada is also one of the Counsellors at this year's Summit.