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Bosnian OYW Ambassador wins Council of Europe Museum Prize

One of the top awards in the museum industry has been awarded to the War Childhood Museum as part of the European Museum of the Year Awards.

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Speak up! It’s a Human Right!

To mark Human Rights Day, OYW Ambassador Yvet reflects on the status of one of the basic human rights around the world: the freedom of opinion and expression.

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Meet the Ambassadors championing human rights around the world

Discover some of the young leaders working towards equal, just and free societies in their countries.  

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Tackling climate change: 4 takeaways from COP23

OYW Ambassadors who were in Bonn last month share their top takeaways from the climate negotiations. 

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After growing up without electricity, Abdishakur is lighting up his country

OYW Ambassador Abdishakur Ahmed shares how he's contributing to energy access in rural Somaliland.

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#LoveArmy raises over $1.5million for Rohingya crisis

#LoveArmy founder & OYW Ambassador Jérôme Jarre launches campaign in support of the Rohingya crisis.

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OYW Ambassadors and Counsellors saying NO to violence against women

Meet 10 OYW Counsellors  and Ambassadors taking action against gender-based violence. 

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3 things we learned from the Global Terrorism Index 2017

Last week, the Institute of Economics and Peace released its fifth edition of the Global Terrorism Index, which provides a detailed overview of the key global trends and patterns in terrorism over the past 17 years.

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#ThirtyFiveto350K: Support women & girl survivors of ISIS

Founder of The Lotus Flower, Taban Soresh, is celebrating her birthday by raising awareness of her work to support those who have been traumatised with rape, sexual slavery and losing loved ones. 

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World Children’s Day: A world with little remorse

On World Children's Day, One Young World Peace Ambassador Abraham M. Keita reflects on the status of children's rights around the world. 

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