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Young people schooling ‘old guard’ on climate change

Rising sea levels, drought, wildfires, storms, polluted oceans. The unsavoury shopping list of climate change consequence is endless. And yet, despite multiple extreme weather events and dire warnings from scientists that humans have only until 2040 to radically address climate change, politicians globally have not given it the attention it needs and deserves. The time for inaction is over.

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10 must-read stories from #WEFLIVE 2019

The top 10 must-read stories from #WEFLIVE 2019. 

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Weekly roundup: Ambassadors elected to office, receive historic Oxbridge degree & more

Weekly roundup: OYW Ambassadors won awards, featured in the news, spoke at talks & more

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Luke Hart: Men Have A Responsibility To Speak Out Against Toxic Masculinity That Breeds Male Violence And Coercive Control

"My father's violence seemed to come out of nowhere. But we later understood that he killed my mother and sister as an ultimate act of control over all of our lives."

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OYW partner Credit Suisse releases 'The Knowledge Exchange' film

Can you assign a value to knowledge? Leading thinkers, dignitaries and entrepreneurs share personal messages on key matters surrounding the power of education.

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Your OYW opportunities this month

Don't miss 9 opportunities you should take advantage of.

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COP24: 4 things we need to tackle climate change, according to Christiana Figueres

Today marks the start of COP24. To commemorate the start of the highly anticipated gathering, we take a look back at Christiana Figueres' speech from the latest One Young World 2018 The Hague Summit.

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5 reasons why you should use your OYW Ambassador status

From shaping your personal brand to finding development opportunities, Maria Villela shares her tips on how to make the most of being a One Young World Ambassador.

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Prevention of Violent Extremism in Tanzania: My personal experience as a Peace Maker

At age 29, Seleman Yusuph Kitenge is a veteran of a decade of campaigning on youth development, peace and security. 

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Sexual violence: a leading theme at #OYW2018

OYW is leveraging its global platform at the OYW 2018 Summit to address the root causes & solutions to this pandemic.

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