German Government & UNDP sign statement to establish UN SDG Action Campaign Center in Bonn

This morning, on Tuesday 24 of May 2016, State Secretary Friedrich Kitschelt and the United Nations Assistant Secretary-General, United Nations Development Programme Assistant Administrator and Director for Policy and Programme Support, Magdy Martínez-Solimán signed a Statement of Intent to undertake global activities and open a Global SDG Action Campaign Center in Bonn, supported by the […]

This International Women’s Day, add your voice for gender equality!

On International Women’s Day, the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals Action Campaign and YouTube are launching an initiative to reach new audiences and inspire awareness and action on the Sustainable Development Goals. The #OwnYourVoice campaign is the first in a year long series of efforts to inspire people around the world to raise their voices […]

En el Día internacional de la Mujer, ¡Levanta la voz por la igualdad de género!

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UAHDs83-YTc?list=PLbpi6ZahtOH7wspfDBo2YAPiQ1VgBEj81&w=560&h=315] En el Día Internacional de la Mujer, la Campaña de Acción para los Objetivos de Desarrollo Sostenible de las Naciones Unidas y YouTube lanzan una iniciativa para llegar a nuevos públicos e inspirar conciencia y la acción sobre los Objetivos de Desarrollo Sostenible. ‪#‎OwnYourVoice‬ es la primera campaña de otros esfuerzos durante un año […]

Be one of the first to download new VR Film: “Waves of Grace”!

It is our pleasure to announce the release of our next Virtual Reality film: Waves of Grace, now available for Virtual Reality headsets and for use with/without google cardboard on Android and iOS mobile phone platforms through the Vrse.works App. Waves of Grace captures a young woman’s tale of love, loss, and rebirth amid the […]

Building Bridges arrives in Cape Town, South Africa!

Blog by Kristin Gutekunst. Originally posted on UN Women’s Website. After thousands of kilometres of dirt roads, small mountain paths, jungle trails and deserts, through 20 countries on two continents, UN Youth Delegate Jilt Van Schayik and Teun Meulepas arrived to Cape Town, South Africa! Throughout this six-month cycling odyssey from Amsterdam to Cape Town, aimed at hearing […]

UNMC screens sneak preview of new Virtual Reality film: Waves of Grace

The United Nations Millennium Campaign screened a sneak preview of their latest Virtual Reality film, Waves of Grace on Friday 10 July at the United Nations. Its premier was planned in conjunction with the United Nations Secretary-General’s International Ebola Recovery Conference, hosted to ensure affected countries receive the support they need to end the epidemic and continue countries […]

Peoples Voices at the World Education Forum

For the past two and a half years, the United Nations has asked people around the world to tell them what matters most to their lives. Thus far, 4.9 million of the 7.5 million people who voted in the MY World Global Survey have chosen “A better education”. This trend is true regardless of age, gender, education level and is similar across most […]

MY Green World 2015 is launched at DPI NGO

The 65th UN Department of Public Information (DPI) NGO Conference convened thousands of representatives from 1,300 NGO organizations around the theme “2015 and Beyond: Our Action Agenda”. During the Roundtable Discussion on Climate Justice in Practice, Daniel Thomas of the Secretariat General’s Climate Change Support Team announced the MY Green World Survey on behalf of UNMC. Dan […]

Huffington Post Video: UN’s MY World Survey Taps Into Our World’s Future

The United Nations is conducting a huge global research project: the MY World survey. Instead of tapping experts to set development goals, it goes right to source, asking people around the world what would make the most difference in their lives. Watch the video from Huffington Post live, featuring Corinne Woods, UN Millennium Campaign Director, […]