Poverty

This is how this OYW Ambassador is serving millions of meals in India

It was the sight of wasted food at a celebrity wedding that first motivated OYW Ambassador Ankit Kawatra to quit his corporate job and set up a non-profit organisation to...read more

The Malaysian Ambassador building schools for refugee children

Today marks the 18th anniversary of International Migrants Day - read how Heidy Quah is providing refugees in Malaysia with the skills they need to succeed.

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Meet the Ambassadors championing human rights around the world

Discover some of the young leaders working towards equal, just and free societies in their countries.  

After growing up without electricity, Abdishakur is lighting up his country

OYW Ambassador Abdishakur Ahmed shares how he's contributing to energy access in rural Somaliland.

Clean drinking water for all

Ambassador launches social business project in partnership with the Grameen Telecom Trust ensuring clean drinking water for communities in Bangladesh.

Jerome Jarre launches Facebook Village

The #LoveArmy for Somalia co-founder Jerome Jarre has unveiled a new programme for harnessing the power of social media to tackle hunger in Africa.

Nuevo Destino, an international NGO empowered by One Young World

After the 2016 Summit in Ottawa, three One Young World Ambassadors joined forces to support and elevate the work of a French non-profit, benefiting hundreds of families in Hon...read more

What’s happening in Congo?

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

We need entrepreneurs to eradicate poverty in Africa

Ambassador Alphonse G. Affo from Benin shares his views on how to turn your ideas into businesses and help combat poverty.

The problem with inequality

In the aftermath of the 2017 World Economic Forum, Nicola Ruane tackles the question, why is inequality still such a problem?