Thought leadership

Bringing back our beloved Yemen

OYW Ambassador Mohammed Gaber shares his fears and hopes for his family, friends and fellow Yemenis as their country is torn by an escalating conflict.

Is slavery in Libya the direct result of EU and US failed foreign policy?

Look back at the top 10 OYW videos of the year

As 2017 wraps up, scroll through some of our best video moments of the year.

 

The young refugee bringing ISIS victims together

OYW Ambassador Taffan is working with former enemies, now ISIS victims, to ensure they do not turn to hatred and extremism.

The best OYW moments of 2017

What a year! Look back at some of the best OYW moments of 2017.

What's next for South Africa? 3 takeaways from the ANC National Conference

The young peacebuilder who forgave those who slaughtered his family

OYW Ambassador Hyppolite shares the harrowing story of his survival and talks about his initiative to foster peacebuilding in Rwanda.

OYW quotes to live by

From Emma Watson and Arianna Huffington to President Santos and Roger Federer, read what wise words OYW Counsellors have shared with us since 2010. 

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

The Malaysian Ambassador building schools for refugee children