OYSU 4th International Conference

September 4, 2019


June 26, 2019

Youth led dialogue initiative with the diplomatic community in Addis Ababa

June 1, 2019

Wax ka ogow Gudiga Fulinta OYSU ( Meet OYSU Worldwide Board Member - Hinda Sheikh)

October 14, 2018

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Human Rights Watch just released a ground-breaking 88 page report titled “We are Like the Dead”Torture and other Abuses in Jail Ogaden, Somali Regional State, Ethiopia. The report is based on the notorious Jail Ogaden located in Jigjiga and includes hundreds of intervi...

March 17, 2018

On March 17th 2018, Ogaden Youth and Student Union participated in a  panel discussion alongside representatives of women’s organisations in the countries of the Horn of Africa addressing their countries’ struggle towards gender equality and the rights of women, the pr...

January 26, 2018

Ogaden Youth and Student Union in Collaboration with The University of Bristol and Conciliation Resources organised a two-day workshop on Peace Capacity in the context of the Ogaden region. Researchers from the University of Bristol shared their EU-funded research on C...

December 20, 2017

On Thursday November 30th and Friday December 1st, OYSU participated in the 10th session of the forum on minority issues at the United Nations, the forum is a 2-day meeting convened in Switzerland every year. Participants, included Member States, minority representativ...

December 6, 2017

On 6th December 2017, OYSU members in the UK presented at the UK House of Lords at the invitation of Lord Ahmed in an exchange of views on the Human rights situation in Ethiopia. Participants also included Amnesty International and representatives of other nations and...

October 12, 2017

The Subcommittee on Human Rights in the European Parliament organised an Exchange of Views on women and Gender Violence in Ethiopia, a timely event given the dire situation of women and the violence inflicted upon them at the hands of the Ethiopian government. The even...

September 17, 2017

During the 36th Session of the Human Rights Council in Geneva, OYSU representatives were invited to participate in a number of important events. On September 13th they presented at an event focusing on barriers and difficulties faced by minority representatives at the...

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OYSU is the peak youth advocacy body currently monitoring, reporting and educating individuals and agencies on the violations and abuses committed by the Ethiopian government against Somalis living in the occupied Ogaden.

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