Olga Elizarova, John Jal Dak, Mohamed Ndonga Christian are all a part of the newly selected cohort of the 2020 Yunus & Youth Fellowship programme, selected from over 1,000 applicants.
In honour of Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month, Angela Edward will be interviewing a new dynamic Micronesian each day via her podcast, For Micronesians By Micronesians
Ali Mustafa addressed the United Nations as a Youth Representative, outlining how real change can only be obtained with the inclusion of marginalised youth.
Sandra Ajaja was selected as a member of the Commonwealth Youth Gender Equality Network (CYGEN), a youth-led, and focused network which actively promotes and supports the meaningful inclusion of youth voices on gender equality issues
Stephen Ogweno's research project - "The effect of eHealth on information awareness on non-communicable diseases among youths between 18 - 25 years in Nairobi county, Kenya, 2019" - was published in high-impact journal, The East African Journal of Health and Science.
Digital Speaking Engagements
16 April - Margianta Surahman was invited to join an online discussion facilitated by OYW Counsellor Jayathma Wickramanayake. Watch here
22 April - Salam Al-Nukta participated in a jointly chaired OECD and UN Women roundtable for Women Leaders on the topic of COVID-19 and the Future. Learn more
23 April - Amanda Nguyen and Sebastián Lanz Sánchez spoke on a Sexual Assault Awareness Month Town Hall organised by Rise, a multi-sector coalition of sexual assault survivors and allies. Watch here
30 April - Marek Kubik was a guest on the SunCast Media's podcast series, '251 - Can Batteries Win In Pay-For-Performance?'. Listen here
30 April - Fatima Al-Ansar was a panellist on a webinar hosted by the African Union, speaking on the topic of the COVID-19 pandemic and its implications on silencing the guns in Africa. Learn more
30 April - Noam Shuster, Achaleke Christian Leke and Emma Ingaiza were all featured on an episode of the Global Goals Cast. Listen here
2 May - Gregory Rockson took part in the video interview, hosted by Duke University, on the topic of how we can plan for financial sustainability in the COVID-19 era.
3 May - Shakira Choonara was a speaker during a Hague Talks online event: 'How can we make our voices heard in the time of the COVID-19 crisis?' Watch here
Ambassador responses to COVID-19
Africa / Middle East
Asia - Pacific