Blogs

These are our biggest risks and what we're doing about them

25/01/2018

What does the future look like to you? OYW Ambassadors respond.

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A view to the future: 5 Ambassador stories from #WEFLIVE

24/01/2018

Ambassadors reflect on how global shifts, environmental changes and technology are shaping the future of their country. 

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10 must-read OYW stories from #WEFLIVE

23/01/2018

Read how these OYW Ambassadors are making striking progress in their fields working toward a shared future. 

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Plastic waste: How you can make a difference

22/01/2018

Learn how these OYW Ambassadors are using waste products for the benefit of society and the environment.

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Iran protests: Why they are an outrage at neoliberalism

19/01/2018

An OYW Ambassador in Iran writes anonymously on what the root causes of the protests really are. 

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Dawn of a new-era or poisoned chalice?

18/01/2018

Kasgisho Masae assesses whether Cyril Ramaphosa's election marks a turning point in South Africa's history.

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Why it’s a big deal same-sex marriage has been backed in Latin America

17/01/2018

Inter-American Court of Human Rights opens a new era for American countries in the granting of LGTBQ Rights.

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The Unmentionables: Intimate health products in conflict zones

16/01/2018

Discover how The Unmentionables are providing intimate health products and education to refugees and displaced persons. 

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Sizwe Mpofu-Walsh asks whether apartheid was really defeated

12/01/2018

Published in The Economist: A young South African laments his country's grotesque—and growing—inequality.

 

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Colombian OYW Ambassadors launch campaign to fight corruption

11/01/2018

“Ethics is in your hands” calls for people around the world to commit to transparency and fight corruption.

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Using sport to help victims of the Colombian conflict

10/01/2018

Earlier this year, OYW Ambassador Juan Sanchez launched his initiative aimed at helping vulnerable young people torn apart by decades of conflict. 

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Walking Tohoku: A 614km Journey on the Michinoku Shiokaze Trail

7/01/2018

Speaking with Tokyo Weekender, OYW Ambassador Robin Lewis tells us about his Explore Tohoku project, making him one of the first to walk the entire length of the trail. 

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