Gender Gap

A Guide to Peacebuilding

Noam Shuster-Eliassi, 29, grew up in Neve Shalom - Wahat al-Salam (Oasis of Peace), an Arab-Israeli village dedicated to promoting peace and co-existence. A fluent Arabic speaker, she is the daughter of an Iranian mother and a Holocaust survivor from Romania. She has dedicated herself to peacebuilding and has worked since 2012 with the international organisation Interpeace, where she is coordinator of the Base for Discussion program. She was a delegate speaker on peace, security and conflict resolution at One Young World’s Summits in Dublin (2014) and Bangkok (2015).

Ambassador wins major prize at the 2017 World Economic Forum


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A tireless entrepreneur, Daniel has attended four One Young World Summits to date, incorporating his learnings from each Summit into his ventures. Daniel started RECOJO, the first major youth network in Colombia with the aim of driving action and engagement among Colombia’s youth. He has driven RECOJO to become a major network of young social entrepreneurs who have contributed over 190,000 hours of volunteering. Daniel then founded BAKONGO, a summer camp that integrates underprivileged children with young people from universities.

Filmmaker awarded top humanitarian award for work with women and refugees

A huge congratulations goes to Ambassador Begonia Randhav for being awarded the International Humanitarian Platinum Award. The award recognises those who dedicate their lives to the betterment of humanity. Begonia won the award for her work with women and refugees, and for directing, starring in and producing the film 'The way home'.

Human Rights Day: what young leaders think of our world today

Every year, Human Rights Day serves as a reminder that respect for human rights is inextricable from building a positive future. Millions of people around the globe suffer from intolerance, violence and marginalisation based on their ethnicity, religion and gender among other factors. Simultaneously, we live in one of the most progressive eras in history. To mark this important day, young leaders from across the globe weighed in on the state of human rights and what young leaders should do about it.


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These two Ambassadors collaborated to hold hold self-defence classes for refugees in Sweden

"Feminism and women's rights look different depending on where you were born and raised, but the goal is always the same." - Taffan

Our Ambassadors of the week are Taffan Ako Sharif, founder of Taffans Insamlingsstiftelse Till Stöd För Flyktingar (TISFF) and Lina Khalifeh, founder of SheFigher, who have partnered up to empower women from various backgrounds, sharing stories with one another during a self-defence class.