Thought leadership

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.

We hosted our first Social Impact Hack with Facebook: here’s what happened

With the brilliant support of Facebook, the event was one of the most successful Ambassador events in OYW's history.

Democrat vs Republican: meet 2 young congressional candidates running for office

OYW Ambassadors Billy Kovacs of Arizona (D) and Jason Emert of Tennessee (R) have campaigns in full swing. 

#SOSNICARAGUA: When Church bells signal an impending massacre

Peace at last: Eritrea and Ethiopia end 20 Years of standoff

OYW Ambassador Meron Semedar shares his views on the latest peace deal between Eritrea and Ethiopia.