Thought leadership

The #OYW2018 corporate delegates using their roles to make an impact

From supporting cancer patients to fighting for disability rights, One Young World Delegates are using their roles at some of the world’s largest companies to create projects… read more

#OYW2018: the local organisations making the Summit possible

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… read more

How these 7 Peace Ambassadors are countering extremism in their countries

We asked these young leaders,“how do you think your work has contributed to countering violent extremism and sustainable peace?”

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

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

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

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

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

Why peace engineering should start in the classroom

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

'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

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… read more