The UN's Young Leaders for the SDGs are 17 young change-makers whose leadership is catalyzing the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals. From food to fashion to finance, the Young Leaders for the SDGs come from many different backgrounds, represent every region in the world and help young people worldwide in support of the Goals.
25 September, New York: One Young World – the global forum for young leaders that counts Meghan Markle, Justin Trudeau and Emma Watson as Counsellors – today announces the launch of Lead2030, a new initiative to drive progress on the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
One Young World has announced the nineteen nominees who have been shortlisted for the inaugural One Young World Politician of the Year Awards.
They are a mix of tech gurus, environmentalists, nutritionists, feminists and social media influencers, but every one of them is a peace activist and together they can build a safer world.
A coalition of community organisations – representing over 200,000 people worldwide – has launched a global inquiry into the problems caused by technology on society.
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.
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The idea of signing a legal contract with planet earth and the other species that reside on it probably doesn’t feature in the curriculum of any contemporary business school.
But the concept has helped One Young World Ambassador Tariq Al-Olaimy to win a major financial grant at Dubai’s Expo Live, where he was rewarded for his vision in encouraging companies and governments to treat nature as a stakeholder and active partner in development projects.
Young social entrepreneurs are using digital products and platforms in new ways to take on some of the world’s biggest challenges, from terrorism and environmental destruction to the immigration crisis and disability rights.
LONDON, 25 June: One Young World, the global forum for young leaders, today launches its Politician of the Year Award to honour the five most-promising young politicians that are having the greatest positive impact on their communities.