Blogs

Why young leaders and collaboration are key to a more peaceful world

12/09/2018

Gharsanay Amin, recipient of the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs' Enterprise for Peace Scholarship writes about the role she thinks young people should take in challenging extremism, and explains why she's looking forward to attending #OYW2018.

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Meet Rio’s rising star - the 24 year old Brazilian running for office

21/08/2018

Renan Ferreirinha Carneiro has announced that he is running for State Deputy in Rio de Janeiro.

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The OYW community pays tribute to Kofi Annan

20/08/2018

Tributes poured in from across the world to remember Mr Annan.

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World Humanitarian Day: why we need one every day in Yemen

15/08/2018

Mohammed Gaber comments on the humanitarian crisis facing his home country. 

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Why peace engineering should start in the classroom

15/08/2018

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

9/08/2018

'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

7/08/2018

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

2/08/2018

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

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21 young people sue the US government for lack of action on climate change

2/08/2018

This October, 21 young Americans will move forward with their lawsuit against the United States federal government.

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

2/08/2018

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

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

31/07/2018

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

31/07/2018

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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