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On International Youth Day, meet the young leaders who are creating safe spaces for youth

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Here are 10 of our pioneering young leaders who are creating safe spaces that show the way to social cohesion

“Safe Spaces for Youth” is the theme of Sunday’s International Youth Day, designated by the United Nations General Assembly in celebration of the 1.8 billion people in the world aged 10-24.

The UN calls for creating “safe spaces where [young people] can come together, engage in activities related to their diverse needs and interests, participate in decision making processes and freely express themselves.”

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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.

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The Garment Industry’s Technology Challenge

Heshika Deegahawathura: If developing economies are to remain competitive, their leaders must change how they think about the industry.

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4 Ambassadors present their initiatives to top CMOs at Cannes Lions

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These four Ambassadors showed how young leaders are finding fresh, innovative methods of packaging critical issues and presenting them in easily digestible ways

 

Young social entrepreneurs are using digital products and platforms in new ways to take on some of the world’s biggest challenges, from terrorism and environmental destruction to the immigration crisis and disability rights.



Left to right: Luke Davies, Balazs Nemethi, Sinead Burke & Fatima Zaman
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Four OYW Ambassadors receive Queen's Young Leaders award 2018

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The Queen's Young Leaders programme celebrates exceptional young people from across the Commonwealth. 

Queen Elizabeth II has recognised the work of four One Young World Ambassadors who have created programmes that are aiding amputees in refugee camps in Syria, rural children in Bangladesh, the victims of female genital mutilation in Nigeria and the targets of sexual abuse in India.

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OYW features on BUILD Series in NYC - hear from ELLE’s former EIC, an impact-focused celebrity stylist & 4 young entrepreneurs

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It has hosted Hollywood stars including Christian Bale, Lena Dunham and Spike Lee, and next week the globally-renown BUILD live interview series is to turn its attention to One Young World.

It has hosted Hollywood stars including Christian Bale, Lena Dunham and Spike Lee, and next week the globally-renown BUILD live interview series is to turn its attention to One Young World.

BUILD, which has an international audience of millions, focused on One Young World in two shows which highlighted its work with young leaders in the fields of social entrepreneurship, fair trade, LGBT rights and women’s empowerment.

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Your monthly roundup: 13 initiatives you need to know about

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Learn more about OYW Ambassadors working on sustainable tourism, chocolate production, social impact incubation and more.

In an effort to further share the incredible work of the OYW Ambassador community, we’ve launched our monthly list of top projects you need to know about.

The OYW network is all about collaboration - so please get in touch if you’re interested to learn more or join forces with any of the listed Ambassadors. Remember, if you log into your OYW profile, you can email them directly via the messaging button on their OYW profile, located on the bottom left. You must be logged in to do this.

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How One Young World drove me to create shoes that leave the right footprint

Luke Gibson: “We make seriously comfortable boat shoes and every pair purchased protects 1,000 square feet of endangered habitat around the world.”

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It’s World Hunger Day: meet 5 women changing the way we think about food

Discover 5 women who are tackling food security, food waste and malnutrition head on.

 

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We did a study on entrepreneurial muscle memory: here’s what we found

OYW Ambassador conducted an experiment on Entrepreneurial Muscle Memory: Read the key takeaways

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