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The Middle East is welcoming a new smart city - in Palestine

Learn how this female civil engineer is building a new hope for Palestine. 

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Nicaragua roiled by continued protests: young leaders report from Managua

Nine days of continued protest around the country have produced 68 dead, more than 200 injured, and 43 disappeared in Nicaragua.

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Virgin EMI releases OYW Ambassador Hussain Manawer's latest recording, 'The White Rose'

The poet has composed the elegy to his mother who passed away suddenly last August when Hussain was 26.

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We showed Black Panther to an isolated Colombian community: here's how they reacted

This community has never had a movie house in its long history. 

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A Guide to The Hague: the weapons inspectorate at the centre of world attention

The eyes of the world are on the inspectors of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) who have travelled from The Hague to Syria to investigate the deadly attack allegedly perpetrated by President Bashar al-Assad on his own people.

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In our post-truth era, stories matter

Storytelling constitutes the future of PR: being a purposeful social practice. 

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Today, the Good Friday Agreement turns 20: discover the Conference setting a new tone for peacebuilding

OYW Ambassador Conor Houston tells us how Peace and Beyond can help Belfast establish itself as a global centre of expertise for building peace and reconciliation.

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In the face of economic hardship, this teacher is transforming her local community

OYW Ambassador Angela Edward, who lives and was raised in Jackson, Michigan is working to improve its children’s life opportunities and their sense of connection with the wider world.

 

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5 ways the fashion industry must change to accommodate people with disabilities

By the force of her personality and with the aid of technology, Sinéad Burke is on a mission to change the global fashion industry for the better.

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Facing violent oppression, Afghan women fight back with the pen and the Internet

Led by OYW Ambassador Noorjahan Akbar, a group of women writers are determined not to allow the endemic violence in Afghanistan to be passed on to future generations.

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