The Pasos Libres Foundation traveled to New Jersey from March 6 to 12 to run with IBM, the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, and the Stevens Institute of Technology, the first BlueHack agains
"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.
The article reflects the views of its author, Meron Semedar*
The 1998-2000 War between Eritrea and Ethiopia was Africa’s deadliest border war. An estimated 100,000 troops died from both sides, many families on the border were displaced, many towns were demolished and many civilians who lived in both countries were deported to their respective countries.
One Young World Ambassadors have reacted with dismay to Israel’s highly-controversial new nation state law, which has been widely condemned for promoting segregated communities.
Ambassadors in the region immediately criticised the law, saying it “kills any chance for a just future between the Israelis and the Palestinians” and sends “a message that non-Jewish citizens in Israel are not welcomed”.
“I sometimes forget what I felt throughout my OYW experience. This is why the OYW community is so important.”
It has been almost 5 years since I became a part of the wonderful One Young World (OYW) community. I still remember every touching and exciting moment I experienced at OYW Johannesburg back in 2013. Since then, I have wondered, how can I better myself to be a part of the improved society I want to see? Truthfully, I believe that I am on my way.
This article was authored by Anna Rodriguez*
Today, the Good Friday Agreement turns 20: discover the Conference setting a new tone for peacebuilding
Two decades of peace in Northern Ireland are the result of a vast collaborative effort that stretches from the former American president Bill Clinton to the everyday peace builders who have been working on the ground for 20 years to bring communities closer together.
Women in Afghanistan face renewed and terrifying threats to their human rights as a bloody resurgence by the Taliban has seen the militant group assert control over large parts of the country. The BBC reports that Taliban fighters are openly active in 70 per cent of Afghanistan.
When the Taliban ruled Afghanistan between 1996 and 2001 its fundamentalist regime was associated with sexism and misogyny, with women denied education and forced to wear the burqa in public at all times.
It is devastating to see the place you grew up in being destroyed by war. It is all the more painful when you are powerless to make a change. This is the ugly face of the man-made conflict happening in Yemen.
I was born and raised, educated and employed in Yemen’s capital city, Sana’a, where the beauty of our old city buildings keep us looking to tomorrow with hope. However, the current protracted conflict has ravished the hope of our dreams and replaced them with a living nightmare from which we can’t imagine waking up.
This article is authored by Yvet Maassen*
From the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, Article 19
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