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Global Youth Leadership Summit

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Activating Together: Youth Leaders' Journey to Inclusive Change

Youth Leaders with and without intellectual disabilities at the 2023 Special Olympics Global Youth Leadership Summit in Berlin, Germany, united by a common goal of fostering inclusion and understanding, believed that actions spoke louder than words.
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Youth Leaders Answer the Call to Connect

Youth Leaders around the world share stories from our first-ever VIRTUAL Global Youth Leadership Summit.
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Simran's Journey to the Global Youth Summit

For the past five years Simran Sahni, a Youth Leader from Special Olympics Bharat, has been on the front lines of the inclusion revolution.
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The Power of Inclusion and Creating a Unified Generation

Over the course of 4 days, more than 150 youth and adult leaders from over 35 countries gathered together, making connections, proposing solutions and learning from each other.

Youth Leaders from Around the World Discuss Inclusive Solutions

Over 150 youth and adult leaders, with and without intellectual disabilities have gathered at the Global Youth Leadership Summit to develop the skills needed to lead their communities on the movement for inclusion.
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Global Youth Leadership Summit

In March 2019, our Global Youth Leadership Summit will bring together unified young leaders of the Special Olympics movement to mold a new world.

Youth Leaders to Gather in Abu Dhabi to Promote Inclusion Around the World

More than 150 young and adult leaders with and without intellectual disabilities from over 35 countries will come together in Abu Dhabi this March to share and develop their ideas for a more inclusive world.
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