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Meet one of Brunei's youngest parliamentarians

7 years ago at the OYW Summit in Zurich, Iswandy Ahmad won a standing ovation for his speech on raising awareness of HIV & AIDS. Today he is a member of the Legislative Council of Brunei, the state Parliament.

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Stimulating innovation in one of the world’s most dangerous countries, El Salvador

For the youth of El Salvador, the technology projects Rodrigo Moran is working with offer an alternative to an environment rendered unstable by chronic poverty and gang-related crime.

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Why you must listen to Global GoalsCast's new episode

Global GoalsCast's latest episode examines trust, which is, "the dark matter" of society, invisible yet essential to accomplishing great, coordinated change - of course, particularly related to the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

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The case for female-centric photography from the developing world

As women’s voices are being heard louder in the media, it’s important to ask the question: have we advocated and given a platform to all women?

 

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The unfinished challenge: The right to quality education for girls and women

Education of girls and women is not a privilege, it is a human right. So why educating girls for the future is everyone's job?

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Discover the brand generating funds for an anti-bullying programme

“Let’s take on the bullies and unlock the potential of more young leaders”, says One Young World Ambassador Hayden Taylor, Managing Director of Unloc, a UK-based social enterprise for young people.

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How this entrepreneur is using blockchain for humanitarian projects

Inspired by the Syrian refugee crisis, Hungarian OYW Ambassador Balázs Nemethi started Taqanu, a blockchain-based digital identity platform and ecosystem.

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5 young leaders tackling Africa's droughts

Nowhere is more susceptible to desertification than Africa. But it is also where a series of outstanding One Young World Ambassadors are fighting back against water scarcity.

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Zuma steps down: 12 voices on the ground

After a tumultuous week in South African politics that has seen former President Jacob Zuma resign and Cyril Ramaphosa sworn in as his replacement, the country is at a new crossroads.

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Why it matters: One Young World Summit

OYW Ambassador Neeshad Shafi shares on Qatar Today his experience at OYW 2017. 

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