Politics

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.

Nicaragua roiled by continued protests: young leaders report from Managua

Nine days of continued protest around the country have produced 68 dead, more than 200 injured, and 43 disappeared in Nicaragua.

Good Friday Agreement 20th anniversary: "We have a unique opportunity to build a home of hope"

OYW Ambassador Conor Houston: "Put simply: we have not become a truly reconciled people."

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

OYW Ambassador Conor Houston tells us how Peace and Beyond can help Belfast establish itself as a global centre...read more

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.

Young Americans have found their voice—and they’re putting NRA-backed politicians on notice

OYW Ambassador Billy Kovacs, Prospect: Compared to the high school students at March for Our Lives, I'm an old man. But I too understand what it means to lose a friend—and to ...read more

"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. 

It's Anti-Racism Week in South Africa - are we any closer to ending it?

OYW Ambassador Shakira Choonara: "Over twenty years later, why are we accepting clear and evident discrimination?"

Meet one of Brunei's youngest parliamentarians

7 years ago at the OYW Summit in Zurich, Iswandy Ahmad won a standing ovation for his speech on raising awareness of HIV & AIDS. Today he is a member of the Legi...read more