Meron Yemane Semedar's blog

Peace at last: Eritrea and Ethiopia end 20 Years of standoff

OYW Ambassador Meron Semedar shares his views on the latest peace deal between Eritrea and Ethiopia.

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Is slavery in Libya the direct result of EU and US failed foreign policy?

Meron Semedar writes how the auctioning of slaves we witnessed with CNN’s recent investigation is just the tip of a huge iceberg of human rights violations in Libya. 

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The importance of representing refugees at international events like One Young World

With 65 million refugees around the world, seeing the Refugee Nation represented at global events is a feat to be acknowledged. 

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The honour of being a Delegate Speaker at One Young World

One Young World Ambassador, Meron Semedar, discusses his experience of being a Delegate Speaker. 

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Being black in the USA and why #BlackLivesMatter

Following the recent tragic incident in Dallas, Ambassador Meron Semedar sheds light on racial discrimination and shares his insights as a black man living in the United States. 

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UN Commission Declares Eritrea's Officials Committed Crimes Against Humanity Since 1991

Meron Semedar takes a look at the crimes against humanity recorded in the UN Commission of Inquiry on Eritrea's second report.

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Migration to the north: a season of hope and death

Meron Semedar writes his thoughts on the recent tragedies in the Mediterranean Sea, and tells us what should be done about it.

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The power of youth in achieving the SDGs

Meron Semedar writes on how age should not be a factor in determining leadership quality.

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Time to face facts about refugees

Ambassador Meron Semedar makes the argument that protecting the lives of refugees benefits global security.

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Why the West shouldn't give aid to the Eritrean regime

Aiding a ruthless regime with no accountability is not the solution to the migrant crisis

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