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 […]

YouTube Change Ambassador Forum on Gender Equality

The UN SDG Action Campaign collaborated with YouTube to invite seven YouTube Creators to the UN for a full day forum on the Sustainable Development Goals, and gender equality.  The recently appointed YouTube Change Ambassadors included seven international YouTube creators who are passionate about global issues. These included Jackie Aina (US, lilpumpkinpie05), Taty Ferreira (Brazil, AcidGirlTestosterona), […]

Jagriti Yatra 2015 – Train ride for a better world

Written by Sailesh Singhal Ever wonder what can happen on an epic train ride across India to talk about the SDGs? Here’s your answer! I was a part of a Jagriti Yatra journey with 449 other young people to 12 destinations in India to share news on the SDGs and the World We Want. A Yatra […]

Millennium Campaign Hosts Screening of Clouds Over Sidra for Woodside Intermediate School 125 in Queens

On 12 November Date, the UNMC and UN Visitors Center co-hosted a special workshop on refugees with eighth graders from the Woodside Intermediate School 125. Following a screening of Clouds Over Sidra, three young refugees in various statuses in their legal application processes spoke to the students about their personal experiences.  The workshop was a part of the Teen Thursdays Program, a collaboration […]

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 […]

The Millennials Movement: Jóvenes Peruanos por un mundo mejor

Blog by Rosario Garavito, Founder of The MIllennials Movement and MY World Youth Advocate in Perú “Los jóvenes de una nación, son los depositarios de la posteridad” – Benjamín Disraeli Ser parte de aquellos agentes de cambio que cada día sueñan con un futuro mejor para la comunidad global es una gran aspiración para muchos […]

Educate a Child Collects 1,630 ballots across Cameroon

Blog by Asaah Gideon, co-founder and Chief Operating Officer of Educate a Child in Africa (ECA).  Educate a Child in Africa (ECA), a nonprofit and nongovernmental organization that uses non-formal education and the media to inspire a passion for consequential formal education in children in Africa recently administered one thousand six hundred and thirty (1,630) […]

UNMC Brings 8 Million Peoples’ Voices to Bangkok, Thailand

As “We the Peoples” Data Playground World Tour kicks into high gear in preparation for the 70th UN General Assembly and the announcement of the post-2015 development agenda, we showcased peoples’ voices through cutting-edge technology at the Asia Pacific Forum for Sustainable Development 2015 (APFSD 2015) and the 71st Session of the Economic and Social […]