Freedom

As 1 of 800,000 'Dreamers', OYW Ambassador subject of documentary on DACA

'Dream With Me' focuses on Saba Nafees' fight for recognition in the country she calls home. 

Peace at last: Eritrea and Ethiopia end 20 Years of standoff

OYW Ambassador Meron Semedar shares his views on the latest peace deal between Eritrea and Ethiopia.

OYW Ambassadors react to Israel’s contentious nation-state law

“I sometimes forget what I felt throughout my OYW experience. This is why the OYW community is so important.”

Cold War 2.0: what is the true cost of peace in Europe?

Solomiia Bobrovska: "Every day the price of peace in Europe is rising. The question is, what is the true cost we are paying for it?"

How young people transformed Armenia - the peaceful way

Sona Mirzoyan: "April 23, 2018 marked a magnificent milestone in the history of Armenia and perhaps in the history of the post-Soviet countries." 

“When free press is at risk, all other liberties are endangered”

5 young people risking their safety to hold their governments to account.

Today, the Good Friday Agreement turns 20: discover the Conference setting a new tone for peacebuilding

Facing violent oppression, Afghan women fight back with the pen and the Internet

Led by OYW Ambassador Noorjahan Akbar, a group of women writers are determined not to allow the endemic violence in Afghanistan to be passed on to future generations.

Bringing back our beloved Yemen

OYW Ambassador Mohammed Gaber shares his fears and hopes for his family, friends and fellow Yemenis as their country is torn by an escalating conflict.