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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.  

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Tackling climate change: 4 takeaways from COP23

OYW Ambassadors who were in Bonn last month share their top takeaways from the climate negotiations. 

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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.

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#LoveArmy raises over $1.5million for Rohingya crisis

#LoveArmy founder & OYW Ambassador Jérôme Jarre launches campaign in support of the Rohingya crisis.

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OYW Ambassadors and Counsellors saying NO to violence against women

Meet 10 OYW Counsellors  and Ambassadors taking action against gender-based violence. 

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3 things we learned from the Global Terrorism Index 2017

Last week, the Institute of Economics and Peace released its fifth edition of the Global Terrorism Index, which provides a detailed overview of the key global trends and patterns in terrorism over the past 17 years.

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#ThirtyFiveto350K: Support women & girl survivors of ISIS

Founder of The Lotus Flower, Taban Soresh, is celebrating her birthday by raising awareness of her work to support those who have been traumatised with rape, sexual slavery and losing loved ones. 

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World Children’s Day: A world with little remorse

On World Children's Day, One Young World Peace Ambassador Abraham M. Keita reflects on the status of children's rights around the world. 

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Meet the social entrepreneurs who won funding at OYW

For the third year, One Young World partnered with the Resolution Project to support students who are making a positive change in their community. 

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5 ways attending the One Young World Summit will leave lasting impact

One Young World Ambassadors share how attending the Summit inspired them to take action and make an impact. 

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