Mental Health

21 Ambassador initiatives you need to know about this month

In an effort to further share the incredible work of the OYW Ambassador community, we’ve launched our monthly list of top projects you need to know about.

The OYW network is all about collaboration - so please get in touch if you’re interested in learning more or joining forces with any of the Ambassadors listed. Remember, if you log into your OYW profile, you can email them directly via the messaging button. Just go to their OYW profile and you'll find the button located on the bottom left. You must be logged in to do this.

On International Youth Day, meet the young leaders who are creating safe spaces for youth

“Safe Spaces for Youth” is the theme of Sunday’s International Youth Day, designated by the United Nations General Assembly in celebration of the 1.8 billion people in the world aged 10-24.

The UN calls for creating “safe spaces where [young people] can come together, engage in activities related to their diverse needs and interests, participate in decision making processes and freely express themselves.”

Addressing mental health, promoting peace & deepening democracy: initiatives you need to know about

In an effort to further share the incredible work of the OYW Ambassador community, we’ve launched our monthly list of top projects you need to know about.

The OYW network is all about collaboration - so please get in touch if you’re interested to learn more or join forces with any of the listed Ambassadors. Remember, if you log into your OYW profile, you can email them directly via the messaging button on their OYW profile, located on the bottom left. You must be logged in to do this.

Your monthly list: 17 top initiatives you need to know about

In an effort to further share the incredible work of the OYW Ambassador community, we’ve launched our monthly list of top projects you need to know about.

The OYW network is all about collaboration - so please get in touch if you’re interested to learn more or join forces with any of the listed Ambassadors. Remember, if you log into your OYW profile, you can email them directly via the messaging button on their OYW profile, located on the bottom left. You must be logged in to do this.

Hussain Manawer sells out 2 shows for Mental Health Awareness Week

A sold-out show by spoken word artist and One Young World Ambassador Hussain Manawer will tonight highlight growing concerns that poor mental health is a greater problem for Millennials than for previous generations.

New research released by the Mental Health Foundation in the United Kingdom has shown that 70% of people aged 18-34 report problems with their mental health, such as panic attacks and depression.

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to attend One Young World 2016

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One Young World is honoured to announce that Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will join us at the One Young World Summit 2016 in Ottawa. 

Prime Minister Trudeau is an exemplary leader who represents inclusivity, transparency and openness. An admired figure in international politics, he serves as a model of inspiration for One Young World delegates who drive change in their respective countries. His progressive policies, including his active role in solving the global refugee and migrant crisis, are admired across the globe.