Thought leadership


Appreciating global guidance and the need for shared responsibility

"If we want to make a difference in public health, the world needs people willing to join efforts to make these conditions a problem of the past and not a new threat to our future.... read more

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One Young World Journalist of the Year 2020 - Shortlist Announced

These 15 young journalists have all been shortlisted because of the tremendous impact they've made to the field of journalism

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George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery & Life as a Black Man in America

Following a number of unjust deaths of black men in the U.S.- including George Floyd and Ahmaud Arbery, One Young World Ambassador Meron Semedar gives us his own testimon... read more


Develop a leadership compass

In my experience effective leaders all carry an inner compass, a set of moral principles, that helps to them through every decision. Getting fit for moral leadership requires us to... read more


Students react to COVID by calling for a freeze on weapons production, trade and supply

Building on the call by the United Nations for a ceasefire in current conflict, OYW Ambassador Rut Einarsdottir urges countries to Freeze Weapons Production, Trade a... read more


A LESSON FROM COVID-19: We need innovative diagnostic systems for developing countries

One Young World Ambassador, Karen A. Ordaz Martínez, presents a solution to some of the growing health inequalities that have been highlighted by COVID-19.


What is the effect of COVID-19 on Climate Change?

Social distancing and restrictions will not save the world from global warming, but, amidst the crisis, we have the opportunity to build a better future.