Peace and Conflict

Activist mentality inspired at OYW is bringing change to refugees

Learn how Jennifer turned her post-OYW inspiration into action within her own company.

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." 

OYW Ambassador's LGBTI documentary receives support from Timor Leste's Prime Minister & Catholic community

Natalino Guterres, responsible for bringing the country's LGBTI movement to life, tells us about his new documentary, The Road to Acceptance.

Why the world must pay attention to the $2.1 billion Ontario pledged towards mental health

Alicia Raimundo: "When I heard the announcement, for the first time in my life I had hope that we could actually make a mental health system that works."

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.

"I lost my father to gun violence" - A personal take ahead of March for our Lives

Ahead of March for our Lives, OYW Ambassador Abraham M. Keita shares why America must listen to its young people.