Politics

ANC’s New Leadership: Out with the Old, In with the New… But wait?

Over the past weekend, South Africa's African National Congress cast their votes for President Jacob Zuma's successor. OYW Ambassador Farai Mubaiwa provide...read more

Relationships: The Bridge between Principles & Practicalities

After attending OYW 2017 Bogotá​, Conor Houston reflects on the 20th anniversary of the Good Friday Agreement which brought The Troubles to an end.

3 things we learned from the Global Terrorism Index 2017

Last week, the Institute of Economics and Peace released its fifth edition of the Global Terrorism Index, which provides a detailed overview of the key global trends and patte...read more

“The situation was inevitable." Read how young leaders in Zimbabwe see their future

Read what OYW Ambassadors based in Zimbabwe and neighboring countries think about the recent takeover by the Zimbabwean military.

When democracy is treated as a hoax

Guatemala is undergoing a democratic crisis- Ambassador Bibi La Luz Gonzalez shares her view from the ground. 

Ambassador Willice Onyago puts young people at the heart of Kenyan politics

Kenyans go to the polls for the country’s General Election on 8 August with mixed feelings of trepidation and hope.

What’s happening in Congo?

Ambassador and human rights activist Andréa Ngombet answers some questions about the political crisis in Republic of the Congo. 

What does this crisis in Qatar mean for young people?

One Young World Ambassadors from across the region have spoken of the implications of the ban and the need for young people to do what they can to build unity and understandin...read more

Brazil’s new scandal won’t damage our confidence

Brazilian Ambassadors affirm they will keep fighting for ethical behavior from their leaders and  have zero tolerance for corruption.