12 Reasons Why You Should Visit The Hague

The Hague is the One Young World Host City for 2018 and is known across the globe as a center for international efforts to make the world a better place. One could say The Hague’s calling- and the calling of the Netherlands as a nation- is to build a more just and peaceful world. Indeed, our Constitution demands it. Read more about our 12 One Young World The Hague Ambassadors and their calling to help build a better world.

“I developed, studied and worked in The Hague and now it’s my turn to give back to the international society and other young leaders. I hope to do this with help of One Young World.”

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"I’m thrilled that my city is hosting the One Young World conference this year! I'm excited to connect with other young leaders and to learn how my own startup can contribute to a better world."

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“Knowing how lucky I am to have been born into a country where I am able to create my own goals, it has impassioned me to try and remove obstacles that deprive others access to opportunities, especially access to education.”

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“The Hague is special to me because it is where my thinking and world view evolved.”

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“The Hague lays at the centre of the Dutch society with vast amounts of knowledge and networks at the disposal of the One Young World’s delegates.”

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“I believe that being in The Hague – the international hub of justice, peace, and policy making - gives me a platform to achieve my goals.”

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“The Hague’s enormous diversity should be our strength, not our weakness. It is also up to our generation to act.”

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“Even when I was doing an internship abroad, I felt grounded in The Hague.”

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“For me, The Hague, is the place to start. It is where the politics are vested, it is where the NGO’s held office, it is where people believe that a better world is possible through justice and law.”

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“A city where the soil to grow your own project or business is quasi-tropical, whilst also hosting some of the large organisations and institutions.”

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“The Hague is special to me because it is the place that gave me this amazing opportunity to meet many talented and inspiring young people.”

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“Music connects people on a level words alone cannot. I am therefore proud that The Hague is nationally known for its music scene.”

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