Blogs

"I lost my father to gun violence" - A personal take ahead of March for our Lives

23/03/2018

Ahead of March for our Lives, OYW Ambassador Abraham M. Keita shares why America must listen to its young people. 

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It's Anti-Racism Week in South Africa - are we any closer to ending it?

20/03/2018

OYW Ambassador Shakira Choonara: "Over twenty years later, why are we accepting clear and evident discrimination?"

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A message of hope to survivors of abuse

16/03/2018

Activist and poet Dillon Ollivierre shares a message of hope to survivors of abuse.

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Stimulating innovation in one of the world’s most dangerous countries, El Salvador

12/03/2018

For the youth of El Salvador, the technology projects Rodrigo Moran is working with offer an alternative to an environment rendered unstable by chronic poverty and gang-related crime.

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Meet one of Brunei's youngest parliamentarians

12/03/2018

7 years ago at the OYW Summit in Zurich, Iswandy Ahmad won a standing ovation for his speech on raising awareness of HIV & AIDS. Today he is a member of the Legislative Council of Brunei, the state Parliament.

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Building a generation of entrepreneurs in one of the Caribbean’s poorest nations

12/03/2018

In this latest #OYW ‘How-to’, Marc Alain Boucicault shares his 8 tips to building his success in Haiti. 

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Why you must listen to Global GoalsCast's new episode

8/03/2018

Global GoalsCast's latest episode examines trust, which is, "the dark matter" of society, invisible yet essential to accomplishing great, coordinated change - of course, particularly related to the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

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The case for female-centric photography from the developing world

7/03/2018

As women’s voices are being heard louder in the media, it’s important to ask the question: have we advocated and given a platform to all women?

 

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The unfinished challenge: The right to quality education for girls and women

7/03/2018

Education of girls and women is not a privilege, it is a human right. So why educating girls for the future is everyone's job?

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Discover the brand generating funds for an anti-bullying programme

27/02/2018

“Let’s take on the bullies and unlock the potential of more young leaders”, says One Young World Ambassador Hayden Taylor, Managing Director of Unloc, a UK-based social enterprise for young people.

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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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