Every 2 years, young people from around the world come together for the Global Youth Leadership Summit, alongside Special Olympics World Games.
Voices from the Global Youth Leadership Summit
Lead to Include—Regional Youth Leadership Summits
Special Olympics Europe Eurasia Hosts First Online Youth Summit
2001 Global Youth Leadership Summit in Alaska
Youth for Inclusion 2019 in Singapore
2019 Global Youth Leadership Summit in Abu Dhabi
2020 Special Olympics Latin America Regional Youth Summit in Guatemala
As young people, we are being called to connect. Answer the call by listening and communicating with people who inspire you to be a better you, and promote inclusion in your own community.
Upcoming Global Events
Following the success of the 2022 Special Olympics Virtual Global Youth Leadership Summit, "Called to Connect," we will bring Youth Leaders together during Special Olympics World Games Berlin 2023 with the call to activate. For the first time since the 2019 Global Summit in Abu Dhabi, Youth Leaders around the world will gather in person to develop leadership skills and promote inclusion.