1. Renan Ferreirinha Carneiro, Brazil was elected as the State Deputy for Rio de Janeiro.
David Riveiros is a OYW Peace Ambassador from Paraguay and the Founder and Executive Director of ReAccion Paraguay, a grassroots organisation that promotes transparency in the education sector.
One Young World (OYW) is honoured to announce that The Rt Hon Gordon Brown, former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom and the current United Nations Special Envoy for Global Education, will deliver a keynote address at the upcoming OYW 2018 Summit in The Hague, Netherlands.
One Young World is pleased to share that Brazilian OYW Ambassador Tabata Amaral de Pontes was elected as a member of the Lower House of the National Congress, representing the State of São Paulo on Sunday 7 October, 2018. Representing, PDT, or referred to in English as the Democratic Labour Party, she is one of the youngest elected official in Brazil’s elections this year. Having focused her campaign on education reform, job creation, housing and anti-corruption, she received 264,450 votes.
One Young World has announced the nineteen nominees who have been shortlisted for the inaugural One Young World Politician of the Year Awards.
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The purpose of humanitarian aid is to save people’s lives, reduce suffering, and restore dignity. National governments at the same time should provide stewardship, coordination and regulation for the aid coming to support them.
"OYW Ambassador Saba Nafees is one of the more than 800,000 “Dreamers” who took advantage of the DACA program in 2012. Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, an Obama era program, provided some temporary protections to undocumented immigrants who entered the country as children. In 2017, the Trump administration made the decision to rescind DACA.
This commentary was originally published on Project Syndicate. Written by OYW Ambassadors Costas Georgia
Election season is in full swing in the United States, with candidates battling it out in the midterm elections across the country. With the recent victory of 28-year-old Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez in the New York congressional primary, attention has quickly shifted towards the young candidates who’ve thrown their hats into the ring. Across the country, young Democrats and Republicans are determined to mark a new course in their country’s political history.