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COP24: 4 things we need to tackle climate change, according to Christiana Figueres

26/10/2018

Today marks the start of COP24. To commemorate the start of the highly anticipated gathering, we take a look back at Christiana Figueres' speech from the latest One Young World 2018 The Hague Summit.

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International Day of the Girl Child: the situation of girls in Liberia

11/10/2018

Satta Sheriff, a One Young World Peace Ambassadors, writes about the situation of girls in Liberia for International Day of the Girl Child.

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5 reasons why you should use your OYW Ambassador status

10/10/2018

From shaping your personal brand to finding development opportunities, Maria Villela shares her tips on how to make the most of being a One Young World Ambassador.

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Sexual violence: a leading theme at #OYW2018

9/10/2018

OYW is leveraging its global platform at the OYW 2018 Summit to address the root causes & solutions to this pandemic.

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Prevention of Violent Extremism in Tanzania: My personal experience as a Peace Maker

9/10/2018

At age 29, Seleman Yusuph Kitenge is a veteran of a decade of campaigning on youth development, peace and security. 

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#OYW2018: the local organisations making the Summit possible

27/09/2018

From The Peace Palace to The Pier, find out more about some of the key venues and organisations that are helping to make the One Young World 2018 Summit bigger and better than ever before:

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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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