During her visit to Europe this week with Prince Harry, Meghan Markle will deliver a keynote address on Monday at the One Young World Summit in Manchester, England, a charity with which she has had strong ties since 2014.
One Young World is an organization that helps develop and empower young leaders to build a just and sustainable future. Each year at an annual summit, the charity brings together young people and guest speakers to discuss and celebrate the organisation’s shared vision, alongside the delegate members who help make it happen.
Meghan has been an adviser to One Young World since 2014, a year in which she participated in a series of panel discussions, including a “Bridging the Gap” session that focused on gender equality, a cause Meghan has continued to voice. in his support since marrying into the royal family in 2018.
Following her marriage, Meghan attended the One Young World Summit 2019 at the Royal Albert Hall in London, where she took part in the opening ceremony, however, she did not deliver a speech in the style that she will this year.
In addition to her speech at the 2022 summit, Meghan, along with Prince Harry, will also take part in a meeting with delegates who continue to work for gender equality. This continues from a special panel discussion the couple hosted at Windsor Castle after the 2019 summit, which included One Young World delegates among them.
Speaking about her involvement with the charity, the organization quotes Meghan as saying: “When I was asked to be a counselor at One Young World, my answer was a resounding yes!
“One Young World invites young adults from around the world who are actively working to transform the socio-political landscape for the common good.
“They are delegates speaking out against human rights violations, environmental crises, gender equality issues, discrimination and injustice. They are the change.”
Meghan and Harry’s attendance at the summit is part of a wider European visit that will also include an appearance at the 2022 WellChild Awards in Britain, a charity close to the couple’s hearts that Harry has been a patron of since 2007. , and a trip to Germany marks the one-year benchmark for the 2023 Invictus Games.
Here, news week discusses how you can watch Meghan’s keynote speech at the One Young World Summit 2022 opening ceremony online.
when to watch
The opening ceremony for this year’s One Young World Summit will take place at Bridgewater Hall in Manchester, England.
The ceremony begins at 6pm BST (1pm EST/10am PST) and will last for two hours with Meghan’s speech expected to be one of the final elements of the proceedings.
where to look
This year, the organization has announced that the opening ceremony will be streamed live on the One Young World YouTube channel here.
In addition to Meghan’s speech, there will be a special parade of flags symbolizing the global nature of the organization and its delegates and ambassadors, as well as music and dance performances and additional keynote speakers.
Members of the public watching the live broadcast of the ceremony can tweet using the hashtag #OYWOpeningCeremony on the social media platform Twitter.