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Universal Children's Day, 20 November 2010. 

For the first time ever, over a span of 24 hours, TEDx organisers in cities, town and villages all around the world organised and simulcasted global TEDx idea events for and about young people and our future. 


All our events shared a common vision and purpose: To inspire curiousity, ignite new ideas and enpower young leaders and children. 


From over 60 towns, cities and countries,  children and youth shared their voices.


Children and youth in Singapore had a special opportunity to give TEDx Talks and share with Singapore and the world about what they felt, thought and did...

TEDxSingapore hosted TEDxYouth@Singapore on Saturday 20 Nov at Singapore Management University. We had children and youth of Singapore delivering TED-style talks, sharing their ideas, talents and endeavours with the world, TEDx Talks on development and education of children, and as always, we engaged in great shared experiences and activities with an incredible diversity of people and TED fans in Singapore.

We especially enjoyed seeing people come and attend as a family with their daughters, sons, nephews, nieces, grandchildren.  Children and youth attended with their parents, grandparents, uncles, aunts.


TEDxYouth@Singapore was dedicated to the memory and ideas of Dr. Milton Tan, who was TEDxSingapore's earliest community member and supporter. As a tribute to the late Dr. Milton Tan, we screened his TEDx Talk "Where do ideas come from?", and and the TED Community collectively launched their paper planes written with their Dreams of the Future and Wishes for the World. click here

We asked you the question, "What does it mean to be a youth?", here's what you said, click here

Our knowledge and content partner, The National Library Board of Singapore contributed some wonderful lists of books for, by and about children and youth, click here


Curators:  EileenFENG and KokKoonHO 

and the Curatorial Team of


~ for passion, for people,  for purpose

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Venue host: Singapore Management University

Knowledge and content partner:  National Library Board of Singapore

 HD video sponsor: FreeFlow

Photography sponsor: UniElement

Event management solution sponsor: Amiando

Seminar rooms sponsor: EquitiesTracker

Marketing sponsor: SpeakToPeak

email software sponsor: MailChimp


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