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Youth in Action - A Success Story From Burkina Faso

One Young World | Posted 13.08.2015 | UK Universities & Education
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In October 2014, Burkina Faso saw the most unforgettable and massive insurrection of its history with the overthrow of President Compaoré's regime. This act of popular will has opened the doors to build a stronger democracy in Burkina Faso and has allowed us look forward to new possibilities and dreams...

My Experience as an Ebola Responder

One Young World | Posted 23.05.2015 | UK
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This piece is by Dr. Freeman Osonuga. Freeman is a One Young World Ambassador from Nigeria. He is the Founder and Executive Director of Heal The Wor...

Rates Fall, but the UK's Youth Unemployment Crisis Continues

One Young World | Posted 20.05.2015 | UK
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Business may see some short term gain, but they could also endure long-term pain by exacerbating future talent shortages (which they are struggling with already) and diminishing the value of the British consumer base. The emergence of a poorly-skilled millennial generation will only serve to magnify the challenges we see in our society today.

The Start of My Journey Into Space

Milena Milićević | Posted 12.01.2015 | UK Tech
Milena Milićević

I wanted to learn as much as possible so I sought an interview with Mark to understand his motivations behind the offer of such a fantastic opportunity and learn more about how I could be in with a chance. Following a warm introduction and a chat, I wanted to know about the journey.

From Kashmir to Dublin

One Young World | Posted 29.12.2014 | UK
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This blog is by Shahzad Hussain Hamdani . Shahzad is a One Young World Ambassador from Indian Administered Kashmir. In his blog, Shahzad descri...

Bringing the World to Dublin

One Young World | Posted 29.12.2014 | UK
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This blog is by Clara Kelleher. Clara is a One Young World Ambassador and a founding member of the Dublin Host City Bid Committee responsible f...

Making Loans Work for Students, Not the Other Way Round

One Young World | Posted 29.12.2014 | UK Universities & Education
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This blog is by Juan Guerra. Juan is a One Young World Ambassador from Mexico and the CEO of StudentFunder. He was a delegate speaker during the Edu...

The Impact of One Young World

One Young World | Posted 29.12.2014 | UK
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It was the moment where the whole audience of over 1,000 people palpably hung on every word of her terrible story. She spoke of fleeing North Korea as a young teenager, witnessing the murder of a family friend and the rape of her mother, burying her father and finally being deported to South Korea from Mongolia.

Two Essentials for Every Entrepreneur

One Young World | Posted 29.12.2014 | UK
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While I believe creativity and focus have given me success; I don't think there is a single solution to teach entrepreneurship, but we are creating tools and opportunities that will help to teach it as a skill.

Re-inventing the Peace Process

One Young World | Posted 29.12.2014 | UK
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2014 marks the twentieth anniversary of the first IRA ceasefire which triggered the Northern-Ireland 'Peace Process'. This marked the end of a vicious thirty-year conflict known as 'The Troubles'; the ethno-nationalist conflict which set those who wanted to see Northern Ireland remain a part of the United Kingdom against those who wanted to see it integrated into a 'United Ireland'.

Why Raising Money for Ebola Is an Issue We Must Address Now

One Young World | Posted 18.12.2014 | UK
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I am personally asking OYW delegates, Counsellors, community members, and the public to spread the word and support charities such as International Medical Corps and others fighting the deadly Ebola virus. Please share your support for the two causes I am driving...

Fleeing for Freedom

One Young World | Posted 20.12.2014 | UK
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I am a North Korean defector who escaped the hardship of the region in 2007. Korea has remained in the media spotlight in recent weeks due to the unprecedented disappearance, and reappearance, of leader Kim Jong-un. Countless people have spoken about the missing dictator, but very little attention is being focused on the invisible victims of the Kim regime...

Time to Level the Playing Field

One Young World | Posted 18.12.2014 | UK Sport
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Social change happens when individuals on a large scale change their attitude. The next time you see someone being discriminated against for being who they are, I urge you to stand up to that discrimination.

'There's Been A Holocaust Going On For A Decade And We're Ignoring It'

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 20.10.2014 | UK Universities & Education

On the surface, Yeonmi Park looks like any other university student; fashionable, eager, ambitious. Except she is North Korean, and is one of the luck...

Chipsafer: Upgrading Agriculture

One Young World | Posted 16.12.2014 | UK
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Maria Victoria Alonsoperez is a One Young World delegate from Uruguay. She was a delegate speaker during the Global Business Plenary Session at...

Sustaining Global Forestry

One Young World | Posted 16.12.2014 | UK
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Joseph Mwakima is a One Young World delegate from Kenya. He was a delegate speaker in the Sustainable Development Plenary Session at the Dublin Summ...

The Risk of Extinction Exists

One Young World | Posted 16.12.2014 | UK
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Angelique Pouponneau is a One Young World delegate from the Seychelles. She was a delegate speaker in the Sustainable Development Plenary ...

Five Tips for First Time Delegates

One Young World | Posted 15.12.2014 | UK
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This blog was written by Mícheál Gallagher. Mícheál was a first time One Young World Delegate in 2013 (Johannesburg, South Africa). T...

Tackling Food Poverty in Ireland

One Young World | Posted 15.12.2014 | UK
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This blog is written by Iseult Ward. Iseult is a One Young World Ambassador from Ireland and the co-founder and CEO of FoodCloud, a social...

Innovating Dublin

One Young World | Posted 15.12.2014 | UK Tech
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Whether you are involved in the tech scene, want to learn more about becoming an entrepreneur or even none of the above, we can't wait to welcome you to Dublin and show you the vibrant industry that's here.

Ebola Is Spreading Because We Don't Care About Poor People, Says Geldof

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 16.10.2014 | UK

Sir Bob Geldof has hit out at the drastic gulf in resources, wealth and medical capabilities when it comes to tackling Ebola in west Africa and in the...

The Global Conference Helping Young People Change The World Kicks Off

The Huffington Post UK | Poorna Bell | Posted 14.10.2014 | UK

One Young World, the global forum for young leaders aged 18 - 30, has quite the legacy. To date, ambassadors have realised phenomenal achievements...

What Is Going on in Venezuela?

One Young World | Posted 20.04.2014 | UK
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The world needs to know about the critical situation of Venezuela and to understand that the regime is taking every possible measure to oppress its people and cover the truth. If the only resource Venezuela has available to inform the world about what is happening is social media, then let's use it strategically to cause the greatest impact internationally.

Another Global Trend For 2014: Youth Unemployment Will Remain High

Charles Oliver | Posted 24.03.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Charles Oliver

January is the month that media outlets around the world predict the next big thing and showcase the newest trends, from exercise techniques to technology. Sadly, one trend that will continue this year from last will be that youth unemployment will remain high.

Big Shoes and Youthful Feet

Meron Semedar | Posted 19.02.2014 | UK
Meron Semedar

Africa has lost a hero. A hero that fought oppressors, jailers and the international community that once put him on the watch list of terrorists. A man who once shared his dream of a world of Democracy and respect for human rights, a world freed from the horrors of poverty, hunger, deprivation and ignorance.