Thought leadership

Sexual violence: a leading theme at #OYW2018

OYW is leveraging its global platform at the OYW 2018 Summit to address the root causes & solutions to this pandemic.

#OYW2018: the local organisations making the Summit possible

Why young leaders and collaboration are key to a more peaceful world

Meet Rio’s rising star - the 24 year old Brazilian running for office

Renan Ferreirinha Carneiro has announced that he is running for State Deputy in Rio de Janeiro.

The OYW community pays tribute to Kofi Annan

Tributes poured in from across the world to remember Mr Annan.

World Humanitarian Day: why we need one every day in Yemen

Mohammed Gaber comments on the humanitarian crisis facing his home country. 

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. 

The Inhumanity of Europe’s Refugee Policy

21 young people sue the US government for lack of action on climate change

This October, 21 young Americans will move forward with their lawsuit against the United States federal government.