OYW News

Four OYW Ambassadors receive Queen's Young Leaders award 2018

The Queen's Young Leaders programme celebrates exceptional young people from across the Commonwealth. 

One Young World launches inaugural 'Politician of the Year' Award

First-of-its-kind award to be judged by panel of international leaders and presented at the One Young World 2018...

Amal Clooney to appear in conversation with Kofi Annan at One Young World Summit 2018

Human rights lawyer Amal Clooney to lead reflection on achievements of the Seventh Secretary-General of the...

Impact Journalism Day: Writing a new story for our world

Together, on June 16th, medias, artists, citizens and organisations decide to write a new story for our world

Trump-Kim summit: A missed opportunity to discuss human rights violations in North Korea?

We have to shine a light on the darkest place in the world. It isn't just North Korean human rights, it's our rights...

OYW features on BUILD Series in NYC - hear from ELLE’s former EIC, an impact-focused celebrity stylist & 4 young entrepreneurs

It has hosted Hollywood stars including Christian Bale, Lena Dunham and Spike Lee, and next week the globally-renown...

Your monthly roundup: 13 initiatives you need to know about

Learn more about OYW Ambassadors working on sustainable tourism, chocolate production, social impact incubation and...

OYW Ambassadors speak alongside top officials at European Commission’s largest development conference

Two of Italy’s leading stateswomen, Federica Mogherini and Stefania Giannini, alongside the Senegalese singer/...

Peace activist protesting violence in Myanmar recounts her recent arrest

Khin Sandar Tun: “My crime? Protesting against the world’s longest civil war, which began in 1948.”

Queen’s Commonwealth Trust awards first grant to OYW Ambassador

Joannes, founder of Hope for Children Cameroon, was awarded this grant to fund his Hygiene and Sanitation work...