Politics

I'm a progressive Venezuelan American. Disliking Trump doesn't mean I will support Maduro.

As misguided progressive groups here in the U.S. spend their energy taking the Venezuelan embassy and calling for “Hands off Venezuela,” some progressive elected official...read more

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

Tackling corruption and demanding transparency across Latin America

OYW Ambassador David Riveros García shares the story of his anti-corruption NGO, reAcción.

Meet Rio’s rising star - the 24 year old Brazilian running for office

Renan Ferreirinha Carneiro has announced that he is running for State Deputy in Rio de Janeiro.

World Humanitarian Day: why we need one every day in Yemen

Mohammed Gaber comments on the humanitarian crisis facing his home country. 

As 1 of 800,000 'Dreamers', OYW Ambassador subject of documentary on DACA

'Dream With Me' focuses on Saba Nafees' fight for recognition in the country she calls home. 

Democrat vs Republican: meet 2 young congressional candidates running for office

OYW Ambassadors Billy Kovacs of Arizona (D) and Jason Emert of Tennessee (R) have campaigns in full swing. 

#SOSNICARAGUA: When Church bells signal an impending massacre

This article discusses how the past 3 months have constituted organized and systematic violence by government forces against citizens in Nicaragua and details steps the Intern...read more

OYW Ambassadors react to Israel’s contentious nation-state law

One Young World Ambassadors have reacted with dismay to Israel’s highly-controversial new nation state law, which has been widely condemned for promoting segregated communitie...read more

“I sometimes forget what I felt throughout my OYW experience. This is why the OYW community is so important.”

Misato Nagakawa: “We are trying to leave our footprint in history, much like our past OYW Ambassadors have. In order for us to do so, we need someone to believe in us, and the...read more