Visually explore MY World data with Popily

Humans of the world can now visually explore the data from the MY World global survey in new ways. Popily – a data science and visualization company — has uploaded the open data from the survey onto their site, allowing users to further investigate, discuss and understand the survey via thousands of data visualizations. The […]

Cartagena Data Festival: Data Playground Reception

The United Nations Millennium Campaign, UNDP Colombia, and Telefonica are inviting participants of the Cartagena Data Festival and other distinguished guests from civil society, government, the private sector and local media to the Data Playground Reception. Surrounded by the walls of the beautiful colonial house of Spanish Agency for International Cooperation and Development (AECID) in Cartagena, the event […]

Visualizing the Road to an Open, Inclusive, and Transparent UN System

By Juan Chebly, World We Want 2015 Coordinator Do you think we can we have an open, inclusive and transparent UN system? Back in 2012, after a decade of international efforts to end poverty, the world was ready to start thinking of a new Sustainable Development Agenda. To be launched in 2015, this agenda is […]

Advocating for ‘Action Taken On Climate Change’ at COP 20

Countries came together last month at COP 20, the annual UN Climate Change Conference, to negotiate and shape the contribution they will give to vastly reduce their carbon emissions, before a commitment in Paris. Peru hosted the conference that drew over 15,000 people to Lima. Peru will be one of the countries most affected by climate change impacts. Responsible for only 0.1% of […]

Mobilizing the Data Revolution for Sustainable Development

Blog by Caya Johnson, MY World Global Youth Advocate “Data are the lifeblood of decision-making and the raw material for accountability. Without high-quality data providing the right information on the right things at the right time; designing, monitoring and evaluating effective policies becomes almost impossible.”  – A World that Counts – Mobilising the Data Revolution for […]

People Driven Accountability Side Panel Event During 65th Annual DPI-NGO Conference

“An agenda that is built on the priorities of people will be a better agenda – it will respond more to their needs, to their aspirations, and how they want to live their lives.” – Paul Ladd, People Driven Accountability Workshop, DPI-NGO Conference New York City – August 28, 2014 The United Nations Millennium Campaign (UNMC) and the […]

New data visualization depicts MY World open option

As the MY World votes increase, so do the ways we can look at the data.  Out of more than 1.2 million votes worldwide, more than 100,000 people opted to write in to the free text ’17th option’. Many of these comments reinforced issues voted on in the 16 priorities – education, heath, jobs – […]