Rapid change and pressing global challenges need the innovative approach and fresh perspective of young leaders who see the future for what it can become outside the limitations of what our past has been.
This year, Canada has the opportunity to host young delegates from across the G7, leading up the 2018 G7 Summit, which will focus on a number of core policy themes. RBC, Audacious Futures, and the Young Diplomats of Canada are coming together to extend this opportunity to all youth across the G7 to pitch their ideas.
The Audacious Challenge
Pitch your most audacious idea for the future of the G7
How To Participate
We’ve designed the challenge to be as simple and accessible to youth across the G7 as possible:
Apply using the form on our website with a YouTube link to your final take of a 2-minute video pitch.
Submissions reviewed on a rolling basis
Winners announced at Post Summit Event (Toronto + Virtual): Final winners announced
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About our Partners
Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) is a global financial institution with a purpose-driven, principles-led approach to delivering leading performance. Their success comes from the 81,000+ employees who bring a sense of vision, values and strategy to life so to help clients thrive and communities prosper. As Canada’s biggest bank, and one of the largest in the world based on market capitalization, RBC has a diversified business model with a focus on innovation and providing exceptional experiences to 16 million clients in Canada, the U.S. and 34 other countries. Learn more here.
RBC Future Launch is a commitment to help young Canadians prepare for a drastically changing workforce, focusing on three key gaps: helping youth get work experience, grow their network, and gain new skills.
YDC is a national, non-partisan, non-profit organization that promotes the leadership of young Canadians through international delegations, research projects, and advocacy initiatives.
Y7 is one of Formal G7 Engagement Group Summits held alongside the G7 Summit, bringing together youth delegates to represent the millions of young people who live, study and work across G7 member states and the European Union.
The Y7 2018 Summit
About Canada’s G7 Presidency
This year’s G7 Summit in Charlevoix, Quebec, presents a unique opportunity for leaders from the world’s most advanced economies to convene, discuss, and build consensus towards pressing global challenges. This year, both domestic and international priorities have been framed in the following five themes areas:
- Investing in growth that works for everyone;
- Preparing for jobs of the future;
- Advancing gender equality and women’s empowerment;
- Working together on climate change, oceans and clean energy; and
- Building a more peaceful and secure world.