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What is going on in Venezuela?

(9) Comments | Posted February 18, 2014 | 6:31 AM

Three One Young World Ambassadors on the crisis in their country with a call to action.

What is happening?

On 12 February, the Day of the Youth in Venezuela, tens of thousands of protesters (mostly students) took to the streets in more than 100 cities. Protesters were committed...

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SalvageHub: Tackling Hunger and Food Waste

(0) Comments | Posted December 6, 2013 | 10:09 AM

One Young World Ambassador from Nigeria, Oscar Ekponimo on his experience at the ITU Telecoms World Conference and his initiative, SalvageHub.

It's barely been two months since the memorable and inspiring One Young World Summit in Johannesburg rounded-off. The resounding words of motivation provided by the...

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EuroMaidan: One Goal, One Future and One Dream

(0) Comments | Posted December 5, 2013 | 10:15 AM

One Young World Ambassador from Ukraine, Valeria Cherednichenko on the current situation in Ukraine with contributions from Ukrainian citizens.


On 21 November a Ukrainian government decree suspended preparations for signing of the Association Agreement with the European Union. In the following days, the biggest protests since...

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A Global Neighbourhood

(0) Comments | Posted November 21, 2013 | 11:06 AM

One Young World Ambassador from Greece, Ioanna Fotopoulou on the actiVests new initiative, the Global Talks Campaign.

The actiVests is an NGO that aims to introduce an absent concept in the Balkan area, the concept of civil society.

With that in mind, the Greek team of the actiVests applied for...

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The First to Take the Stage

(0) Comments | Posted November 5, 2013 | 10:12 AM

Ambassador from Nigeria, Mohamed Camara on his experience speaking at this year's One Young World Summit in Johannesburg, South Africa.

One Young World opened my eyes to the great impact youth can make in society. I was particularly inspired by Ambassadors like Ajarat Bada, Sizwe Mpofu-Walsh, Bariq Rifki​, Parker Liautaud,...

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Food Binds Us, It's Social And Inclusive

(5) Comments | Posted October 5, 2013 | 12:13 PM

Delegate from Ireland, Iseult Ward on the Food Revolution Session at this year's One Young World Summit in Johannesburg, South Africa.


Obesity and hunger are major global problems, and this Special Session at the One Young World Summit 'The Food Revolution' focused on what can be done...

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An Incredible Atmosphere of Determination Filled the Room

(0) Comments | Posted October 5, 2013 | 11:46 AM

Delegate from Germany, Caroline Schuettig on the Human Rights Plenary Session at this year's One Young World Summit in Johannesburg, South Africa.

Writing about Human Rights, especially here in South Africa is special. I'm talking about "special" in a sense of an almost overwhelming richness of historical and...

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The Protection Of Future Generations

(0) Comments | Posted October 4, 2013 | 9:55 AM

Delegates from Nigeria Dozie Okeleke and Moses Acquah on the Ambassadors in Action Special Session at the One Young World Summit in Johannesburg, South Africa.

This year's "Ambassadors in Action" Session at the Summit in Johannesburg featured Ambassadors' initiatives that have been inspired by the One Young World Summits.

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Change Takes Time - It Is Not an Event, it Is a Process

(0) Comments | Posted October 4, 2013 | 2:58 AM

One Young World delegate from Ukraine, Valeriia Cherednichenko on the Kofi Annan Dialogues at this year's One Young World Summit.

The issues raised during Kofi Annan Dialogues Special Session ranged from the security in Nigeria and El Salvador and the on-going crises in Syria and Lybia to answers on how...

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The Opening Ceremony: The Night We Had Been Waiting For

(0) Comments | Posted October 3, 2013 | 2:57 PM

Delegate from the USA, Allishia Edmonds on her experience at this year's Opening Ceremony at Soccer City, Johannesburg.

It was the night we had all been waiting for. Some have been waiting longer than others but all anxious. It was the first night that the 1,250 delegates from all four...

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Feel the Power, It Is in You

(0) Comments | Posted October 3, 2013 | 10:37 AM

One Young World delegate from Uganda, Ruth Aine Tindyebwa on her experience at the One Young World Summit's Opening Ceremony.

The One Young World Summit opened yesterday in Johannesburg, the City of Gold and what a great affair it was. It was full of colour, music, and jubilation. It is...

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The Power of Education

(4) Comments | Posted October 3, 2013 | 7:30 AM

One Young World Ambassador Harvey Lam and Tariq Fancy on the importance of education and the inspiration behind the Rumie Initiative.

Education saved us.

With funding from a Canadian government training program, my mother enrolled in a computer programming class. She had been raising my sister and me with...

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