The Educational Project
One Ocean Summit – YOUNG is an opportunity for young people to learn, compare, inspire and act on the sea, in line with the One Ocean Foundation’s values ​​of: Knowledge, Awareness and Impact. A morning for children aged 15 to 18 entirely dedicated to the sea, where they can discover guided by experts in the sector, be inspired by tales of the sea, and discuss the future of blue careers.
The Format
The summit begins with a first part dedicated to knowledge, with educational and motivational talks by our advisors and ambassadors, expert scientists and marine professionals. We then wish to give the word to young people on the future of the sea and the blue generations, continuing through awareness with moderate panels, where students are invited to prepare some questions that can lead to expert scientists, sportsmen and environmental communicators. The summit then ends with the impact of innovative ideas
1.
Knowledge

We meet up with Ocean experts to discover the state of our Ocean and listen to the stories of sportsmen and women, and sailors who live in the Ocean everyday.

2.
Awareness

We discuss with experts in an open dialogue on our role in protecting the Ocean and on the future of our blue careers.

3.
Impact

We announce challenges and experiences in the sea, to allow young people to live the coastline and be the difference through their talents.

One Ocean Summit Young
Milan, 22nd of November 2022

The first One Ocean Summit YOUNG took place at the Strehler Theater in Milan, where schools in the city and province were invited to participate in a morning completely dedicated to the ocean and young people. Speakers on this day dedicated to young people were scientists, researchers and water sports athletes of the caliber of Mauro Pelaschier, Furio Benussi, Max Sirena, Roberto d’Amico and Chiara Obino, who explained to the children how their passion for sea ​​has become a profession. The panel of experts met with the young students in the room and online, in a debate on the life of those who work for the sea, and the future of the new blue professions. During the first YOUNG One Ocean Summit in Milan, the One Ocean Young Challenge was also inaugurated.

What our Ambassadors have to say
"Dare, and dream big, because you do not know yet where your dreams are going to bring you."
Chiara Obino
Free-diver
"I am a waterman and an athlete, the sea has always given me everything, I was born win it: what can I do to make it a better place?”​
Roberto D'Amico
Professional Surfer
"We are lucky enough to consider the Ocean our office, this is why we recognise our impact and how it has changed in the past years. We are here to ask your help, for the mistakes we have made up to date."
Max Sirena
Team Director of Luna Rossa Prada Pirelli
"The Ocean is a wonderful playing ground, because you race with nature. It is not a football pitch, but an open and moving area where you need to interpret wind, currents and waves.​”
Furio Benussi
Sailor
"The Sea makes us feel some incredible emotions: let's respect it and live it more.​"
Mauro Pelaschier
Sailor