11 January 2024

Innovation Prize: Empowering the next generation of changemakers

Launching in 2024, the Global Shapers Community, Accenture and the Global Alliance for YOUth will establish an Innovation Prize to empower next generation change-makers.

26 January 2023

The 5 calls-to-action from youth and young people at Davos 2023

60 teens and youth made their voices heard and built relationships for intergenerational collaboration at the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2023.

11 January 2023

It's a new era for youth activism – and world leaders must listen

Young innovators, activists and entrepreneurs are leading movements and solutions to manifest a more inclusive, sustainable and resilient world.

06 September 2022

The Incubator - Open a Global Shapers Hub!

Today, more than half of the world population is under 30 years old. Young people are one of the most critical stakeholders in shaping and delivering a sustainable, equitable and resilient future. Cities around the world are teeming with passionate young people who have the power to help their co...

29 October 2021

Celebrating a Decade of Impact

In 2011, the Global Shapers Community was created with the mission of empowering young people, amplifying their voices around the world and enabling them to self-organize to implement projects for their local communities.

12 August 2021

International Youth Day: Launching the Youth Recovery Plan

The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted every aspect of our lives. Yet, even before the onset of the crisis, the social and economic integration of young people was an ongoing challenge. Despite extreme circumstances, young people are fighting converging crises and reimagining a better future.

10 February 2021

The Davos Lab: Building Our Future

Today, we call on all individuals, hubs, and organizations to help drive dialogue, action and change through our newest initiative, The Davos Lab: Building Our Future, which aims to mobilize all interested citizens, stakeholders, and decision-makers to shape ten big youth-driven recovery efforts ...

25 January 2021

Activating Responsible Leadership

The past year's economic, health, and social crises have highlighted the need for leadership teams to embrace the five elements of responsible leadership urgently. The crisis is also accelerating longer-term socio-economic and business trends that demand leaders to embed these elements throughout...

01 September 2020

#ShapersSummit20: Day 5 Highlights

What a powerful experience! We came together over five days to reflect, build, and bond.

31 August 2020

#ShapersSummit20: Day 4 Highlights

We believe that progress happens by bringing together young people from all walks of life who have the passion and potential to make a difference.