Politics

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 cou...read more

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 cro...read more

Lula’s corruption conviction upheld - meet the rising stars of Brazilian politics

OYW Ambassador Renan Ferreirinha Carneiro can barely contain his excitement over what 2018 holds in store for Brazil.

Sizwe Mpofu-Walsh asks whether apartheid was really defeated

Published in The Economist: A young South African laments his country's grotesque—and growing—inequality.

 

Bringing back our beloved Yemen

OYW Ambassador Mohammed Gaber shares his fears and hopes for his family, friends and fellow Yemenis as their country is torn by an escalating conflict.

Relationships: The Bridge between Principles & Practicalities

After attending OYW 2017 Bogotá​, Conor Houston reflects on the 20th anniversary of the Good Friday Agreement which brought The Troubles to an end.

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 patte...read more

Ambassador Willice Onyago puts young people at the heart of Kenyan politics

Kenyans go to the polls for the country’s General Election on 8 August with mixed feelings of trepidation and hope.

What’s happening in Congo?

Ambassador and human rights activist Andréa Ngombet answers some questions about the political crisis in Republic of the Congo.