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Why peace engineering should start in the classroom

How engineers can help build a better world

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As 1 of 800,000 'Dreamers', OYW Ambassador subject of documentary on DACA

'Dream With Me' focuses on Saba Nafees' fight for recognition in the country she calls home. 

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The Inhumanity of Europe’s Refugee Policy

Luca Bucken & Costas Georgiades: Many promising policies with the potential to create a safe and humane asylum process have been proposed. Yet the EU continues to allow asylum-seekers to languish in unconscionable conditions, betraying its values for the sake of deterrence.

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We hosted our first Social Impact Hack with Facebook: here’s what happened

With the brilliant support of Facebook, the event was one of the most successful Ambassador events in OYW's history.

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Upcycling, water security & indigenous rights: initiatives you need to know about this month

Find out more about the top One Young World Ambassador projects this month

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Democrat vs Republican: meet 2 young congressional candidates running for office

OYW Ambassadors Billy Kovacs of Arizona (D) and Jason Emert of Tennessee (R) have campaigns in full swing. 

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#SOSNICARAGUA: When Church bells signal an impending massacre

This article discusses how the past 3 months have constituted organized and systematic violence by government forces against citizens in Nicaragua and details steps the International community can take to help end the bloodshed.

 

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OYW Ambassadors react to Israel’s contentious nation-state law

One Young World Ambassadors have reacted with dismay to Israel’s highly-controversial new nation state law, which has been widely condemned for promoting segregated communities.

 

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The former Team USA athlete who is shaping disability policy in the US capital

On top of her day job, Kristin Duquette is helping build a transport system that sets new standards in access for people with disabilities

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It’s Pride Month - meet 7 leaders making the world a better place for LGBTQ+ communities

From Colombia to Yemen, discover the OYW Ambassadors behind some of the most critical LGBTQ+ movements globally.

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