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How this entrepreneur is using blockchain for humanitarian projects

22/02/2018

Inspired by the Syrian refugee crisis, Hungarian OYW Ambassador Balázs Nemethi started Taqanu, a blockchain-based digital identity platform and ecosystem.

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5 young leaders tackling Africa's droughts

20/02/2018

Nowhere is more susceptible to desertification than Africa. But it is also where a series of outstanding One Young World Ambassadors are fighting back against water scarcity.

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Rebuilding the Friendly Islands in the wake of Tropical Cyclone Gita

16/02/2018

Following Cyclone Gita's destructive impact in the Pacific countries of Samoa and Tonga, Tongan Ambassador Elizabeth Kite comments on its impact and how to rebuild after natural disaster.

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Zuma steps down: 12 voices on the ground

16/02/2018

After a tumultuous week in South African politics that has seen former President Jacob Zuma resign and Cyril Ramaphosa sworn in as his replacement, the country is at a new crossroads.

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Why it matters: One Young World Summit

14/02/2018

OYW Ambassador Neeshad Shafi shares on Qatar Today his experience at OYW 2017. 

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Sustainability Games - Brazil

The Brazilian Hunger Games-style competition shaking up sustainability education

13/02/2018

While The Hunger Games was a terrifying dystopian nightmare, The Sustainability Games are an inspirational invention that uses competition among young people to build a better world.

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This is how this OYW Ambassador is serving millions of meals in India

12/02/2018

It was the sight of wasted food at a celebrity wedding that first motivated OYW Ambassador Ankit Kawatra to quit his corporate job and set up a non-profit organisation to fight hunger and malnutrition in India.

 

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Happy #OYWDay!

8/02/2018

Eight years ago, the first OYW Summit was starting in London. 

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Addressing sexual harassment doesn’t just start on social media. It starts at home.

2/02/2018

We can’t afford to be complicit - we need to call out those closest to us to bring about change.

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#WEFLIVE wrap-up: 5 stories you need to read

26/01/2018

Political action, technological progress and other issues OYW Ambassadors are actively acting on. 

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Lula’s corruption conviction upheld - meet the rising stars of Brazilian politics

25/01/2018

OYW Ambassador Renan Ferreirinha Carneiro can barely contain his excitement over what 2018 holds in store for Brazil.

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These are our biggest risks and what we're doing about them

25/01/2018

What does the future look like to you? OYW Ambassadors respond.

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