Bogota Summit 2017

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War on Drugs taking Philippines “back to the dark ages”

21/03/2017

An official “War on Drugs” in the Philippines has led to 7,000 killings and is taking the country “back to the dark ages”, young Filipinos are warning.

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37 countries face a crisis in food supply

13/03/2017

Armed conflict, civil unrest and a harvest destroyed by El Niño have combined to create what the United Nations terms an “unprecedented situation”. Ambassadors from South Sudan, Yemen and Burundi comment.

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Angolan Ambassador’s work recognised on BBC World Service

10/03/2017

As part of a female minority working in the shipping industry, Eldine Chilembo Glees discussed the extensive harassment women face.

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Dutch elections: setting the stage for Europe's future

9/03/2017

Dutch Ambassadors share what is at stake in the upcoming elections and why young people have a duty to vote.

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10 Ambassadors doing Women's Day justice

8/03/2017

March 8, 2017 marks Women's Day. These 10 Ambassadors are changing the world for the better.

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This Ambassador is one of L’Oréal Paris' Women of Worth

3/03/2017

Eva von Jagow has been selected as one of 10 inaugural members of Canada’s 2017 L’Oréal Paris' Women of Worth cohort for her work with DueNORTH.

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Over 4 million people in Chile lost access to water

1/03/2017

Since 26 February, torrential rainstorms and subsequent landslides have contaminated the capital’s primary water supply, the Maipo River, affecting over 4 million people in Chile’s capital, Santiago.

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The Ambassador making waves in Augmented Reality

24/02/2017

Ambassador Daniella Segal has been included in Forbes Israel’s 2017 30 Under 30 cohort for her work at Meta, a company pioneering work in the Augmented Reality (AR) space. 

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Cameroon's internet crackdown

20/02/2017

For the past month, millions of people in Cameroon have been without the Internet - not because of a technical fault but due to a deliberate act of repression by the Government.

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A Guide to Peacebuilding

17/02/2017

Noam Shuster-Eliassi has dedicated herself to peacebuilding and has worked since 2012 with the international organisation Interpeace. This is her best advice on building bridges across political divides.

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Peaceful, tech-smart and successful - has Romania shown the world the perfect way to protest corruption?

13/02/2017

One Young World Ambassadors in Romania explain the significance of the current campaign of mass demonstrations that has had extraordinary impact in holding power to account.

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Why the scientific community cannot leave women and girls behind

10/02/2017

It's International Day of Women and Girls in Science; One Young World Ambassadors express why 'the potential achievements of women in science are being lost.'

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