OYW News

#OYWDay: A global celebration

Ambassadors, Counsellors, staff, friends of OYW from around the world... Thanks for wishing us a Happy Birthday!

OYW Ambassador Jaha Dukureh featured in Al Jazeera

Jaha Dukureh has been named UN Women's first Regional Goodwill Ambassador for Africa.

Facebook awards $70,000 worth of support to OYW Ambassadors

Congratulations to the 4 winners of the Facebook Social Entrepreneurship Award!

New Global Opportunity Report highlights four Global Goals lagging behind

The report highlights 10 new business opportunities which help these four goals progress.

19 Ambassador initiatives you need to know about this month

Every month, we'll release a list of OYW Ambassador projects that are changing the world.

Watch UN ECOSOC Youth Forum Live

The UN ECOSOC Youth Forum kicks off today, bringing together young leaders from around the world to the UN...

Why we love the new Global GoalsCast podcast

New Global GoalsCast profiles bold individuals taking on the world's most pressing challenges, including migration,...

The #OYW2017 highlights video is here!

Our new highlights film is here! Catch up with all of the action from #OYW2017. 

Plastic-free aisle campaigner speaks out at OYW London Caucus

Learn from Sian Sutherland, co-founder at A Plastic Planet, how we can achieve plastic-free aisles in supermarkets....

OYW Ambassador launches world's first mandatory eco-pledge in Palau

This past December, Palau became the first nation on earth that requires all visitors to take an oath to protect it...