Blogs

Digital Skills and Youth Entrepreneurship: An Overview of Digital Transformation

8/08/2017

“Digital skills” are buzz words on everyone’s lips, but what does that mean to youth today, both in terms of opportunities and their impact?

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Ambassador Willice Onyago puts young people at the heart of Kenyan politics

3/08/2017

Kenyans go to the polls for the country’s General Election on 8 August with mixed feelings of trepidation and hope.

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3D printing for social good

29/07/2017

One Young World Ambassador Midia Shikh Hassan develops innovative use of 3D printing to replace missing hands of Syrian refugees.

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Ambassador empowers young girls to prevent violent extremism

26/07/2017

Nina Forgwe fights radicalisation of children by terrorist group Boko Haram through peace education and training.

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Developing Africa's top talent through coding

24/07/2017

Camille Agon founded We Think Code_ to teach young South Africans digital skills to tackle unemployment and solve social and environmental issues.

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Jerome Jarre launches Facebook Village

20/07/2017

The #LoveArmy for Somalia co-founder Jerome Jarre has unveiled a new programme for harnessing the power of social media to tackle hunger in Africa.

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Nuevo Destino, an international NGO empowered by One Young World

17/07/2017

After the 2016 Summit in Ottawa, three One Young World Ambassadors joined forces to support and elevate the work of a French non-profit, benefiting hundreds of families in Honduras. 

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The design and entrepreneurship camp coming to Kenya

12/07/2017

Leroy Mwasaru launches CampBuni, an initiative to equip Kenyan teenagers with skills and creative mentality to tackle sustainability.

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Pride as a celebration of human rights: Q&A with activist Amir Ashour

10/07/2017

Human rights activist and founder of Iraqueer, Amir Ashour, reflects on the importance of Pride events around the world and how to build an inclusive society. 

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One Young World Barcelona Caucus: Best moments

7/07/2017

On 30 June – 1 July, One Young World hosted its third European Caucus of 2017 at the Mobile World Centre in Barcelona, Spain. 

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What’s happening in Congo?

5/07/2017

Ambassador and human rights activist Andréa Ngombet answers some questions about the political crisis in Republic of the Congo. 

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Finsbury Park mosque attack must be hit back with love: performance poet Hussain Manawer on the aftermath of London terror

26/06/2017

Poet and mental health spokesman Hussain Manawer watched the devastation of Sunday night’s atrocity unfold. Here he says why in the face of terror, Londoners must respond with love.

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