Tackling the Climate Crisis Head On
As the platform for young leaders building a better, more sustainable future, One Young World’s commitment to combating climate change is embedded in its DNA.
From grassroots conservation efforts, advocating for and lifting the voices of Indigenous communities, to heads of supranational organisations paving the way for sustainable development, One Young World Counsellors and Ambassadors are making a substantial difference on the frontlines.
One Young World have event ongoing at COP26 in the Green Zone and the EXTREME Hangout.
Read about One Young World in the media at COP26 below.
Feature in The Guardian's weekly podcast
The One Young World EXTREME Hangout was featured on The Guardian's podcast Science Weekly.
Presenter Madeleine Finlay spoke to members of the Government of the Bahamas who were at the EXTEME Hangout with Basil Mcintosh Environmental Minister of the Bahamas. Minister Micintosh spoke at the 'For Young People by Young People: Fostering effective leadership for global challenges' panel.
Feature in Glamour Magazine
Glamour Magazine has high praise for the EXTREME Hangout saying the 'The Extreme Hangout is giving young climate activists the platform they *desperately* deserve'.
OYW Ambassador Isabella Villanueva Garcia featured on the BBC
Isabella spoke to the BBC on her experience at COP26 so far. She said “Here is a point where different perspectives and realities are in the same place".
Nasha Cuello interviewed on Times Radio
Nasha Cuello also spoke to Times Radio at lunch time, for an interview from their studio in Central Glasgow. She was interviewed by Mariella Frostrup about One Young World and the community of >13,000 inspiring young leaders working together worldwide.
Nasha Cuello on Sky News
Nasha Cuello was also interviewed on Sky News at COP26.
Sky News interviewed Claudia Taboada
OYW Ambassador Claudia Taboada was interviewed on Sky News followed by the Director of Campaigns at Global Witness.