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21 young people sue the US government for lack of action on climate change

This October, 21 young Americans will move forward with their lawsuit against the United States federal government.

We hosted our first Social Impact Hack with Facebook: here’s what happened

With the brilliant support of Facebook, the event was one of the most successful Ambassador events in OYW's history.

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Upcycling, water security & indigenous rights: initiatives you need to know about this month

Find out more about the top One Young World Ambassador projects this month

Democrat vs Republican: meet 2 young congressional candidates running for office

OYW Ambassadors Billy Kovacs of Arizona (D) and Jason Emert of Tennessee (R) have campaigns in full swing. 

#SOSNICARAGUA: When Church bells signal an impending massacre

This article discusses how the past 3 months have constituted organized and systematic violence by government forces against citizens in Nicaragua and details steps the… read more

Peace at last: Eritrea and Ethiopia end 20 Years of standoff

OYW Ambassador Meron Semedar shares his views on the latest peace deal between Eritrea and Ethiopia.

OYW Ambassadors react to Israel’s contentious nation-state law

One Young World Ambassadors have reacted with dismay to Israel’s highly-controversial new nation state law, which has been widely condemned for promoting segregated… read more

The 2 greatest secrets to success & leadership according to Kenny Imafidon

Kenny was once on trial for murder. Having experienced poverty and racism throughout his life, learn from the now successful entrepreneur who advises companies globally. 

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The Garment Industry’s Technology Challenge

Heshika Deegahawathura: If developing economies are to remain competitive, their leaders must change how they think about the industry.

How to use digital technology for peace & social good - top tips from a Georgian expert

Nino Nanitashvili: “Don’t be shy like a geek. Build communities.”