Archive for February 9th, 2010

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Sam Pritchard rounds up the first day of OYW

Boris Johnson’s welcome speech last night was a hard act to follow…. but today we’ve heard a number of inspirational speakers; both counsellors and delegates. Continue reading ‘Sam Pritchard rounds up the first day of OYW’

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Ajarat from Nigeria looks ahead to the last day of OYW

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Should you be held responsible for actions of your family?

New York Times Jerusalem bureau chief, Ethan Bronner, is in the eye of a ‘mini-blog storm’ as this blogger has put it.

His 20 year old son has signed up to the Israeli Defence Force, and this has led to some people calling for Bronner to be reassigned.

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Sara from Denmark on her frustrations about the debate

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Srinivas says hello and his first impressions

This is Srinivas, an Indian delegate coming from ESSEC Business School, France.

Srinivas says: It’s very interesting to take part in One Young World Summit-2010. In my opinion, One Young World Summit is a very appropriate platform for a person like me not only to share my opinion over the current problems of the world but also to know the opinions of young people cut-cross cultures and nations.

Till now, we had discussions on Environment, Poverty and Interfaith. It is very interesting to see how each issue is connected to other issues.

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Feb
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Nobukhosi: Tolerance or respect?

Hie, (that’s how we spell it in Zimbabwe) I am Nobukhosi one of the One Young World conference delegates.

After the formalities of the opening ceremony, we rolled up our sleeves this morning for the first day of the conference.

There’s lots to be done and it has stirred up a lot of debate amongst the people here.  Lots has been said, but what’s got me thinking is the plenary on Interfaith Dialogue. In particular, the resolution called for religious leaders to promote tolerance.

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Michael from Malaysia on social networking for change