International Olympic Committee (IOC) organizes “IOC Youth Summit in Tokyo”, Japan (November 29 – December 2, 2018) together in partnership with Panasonic. Youth Summit will gather on one place Young Change-Makers from over thirty countries. During the three day intensive Summit schedule they will discuss, review and reconsider future of YOG and Olympic movement.
Young Change-Makers will present their YCM+ projects that are either self founded or founded as social entrepreneurship project by IOC & Panasonic as official partner of the program. IOC President, Mr. Thomas Bach and Noble Prize laureate, Mr. Muhammad Yunus, Tokyo 2020 representatives along side with IOC YCM team and Panasonic will together with YCM shape the voice of youth and future steps of YOG and further possible contributions of Olympism for healthy and sustainable society through the sport as catalyst of positive changes.
Founder of Excellence Academy, Edin Branković, M.Sc. will be presenting Excellence Academy Bosnia and Herzegovina that has started in 2015, it was supported with IOC grant in 2016 and it has continued to exist as sustainable project. Excellence Academy is one example how programs through specifically applied methodology in sport, education and culture can be used as a tool to help youth to recognize own values and talents which eventually have multifold positive aspects in society overall such as peace building, reconciliation, education of young leaders and entrepreneurs.