Nosotros las y los jaliscienses: Celebramos 400 mil voces

Por Karol Alejandra Arámbula Carrillo, Coordinación General de Operación MI JALISCO En septiembre de 2014, Corporativa de Fundaciones, A.C. y la Campaña de Acción para los Objetivos de Desarrollo Sostenible (previamente Campaña del Milenio de las Naciones Unidas) firmaron una Carta de Entendimiento en el marco de la Asamblea General de las Naciones Unidas con […]

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 […]

MI JALISCO 2015: Over 100,000 citizen voices building a better and sustainable world

By Karol Alejandra Arámbula Carrillo, Global Youth Advocate for MY World 2015 and MI JALISCO’s Managing Director Six months have passed since the implementation of MY World began in Jalisco, Mexico. Over 100,000 votes have been collected in 35 municipalities, and more than 50 institutions have joined our efforts. We are still mobilizing thousands of […]

Filipinos in Baguio City have their say on MY World

On 23-27 February 2015, Ms. Rubeliza Castañeda, a volunteer with the World Youth Foundation collected 50 offline votes in the community where she live at Baguio City, Cordillera Administrative Region and this is her story: “I started the survey on 23rd February 2015 with my family and some of neighbors. Then, I conducted my planned […]

Building Bridges kicked off! From Amsterdam to Cape Town #BB2015UN

Building Bridges kicked off in The Netherlands! From now until August, Jilt van Schayik (UN Youth Representative for The Netherlands) and Teun Meulepas will be cycling from Amsterdam to Cape Town. During this six month bike tour, they will cross 20 countries and over 15,000km (over 9,000 miles) to hear stories and collect MY World votes. […]

A note from Corinne Woods

Dear Friends, Happy New Year and thank you for your partnership with the UN Millennium Campaign whether through the MY World Survey, the World We Want 2015, the Open Defecation Campaign or the work our Africa team has led on Financing and Equity. This year marks a watershed in many ways. The MDG’s deadline is […]

The Youth today: Lessons we learn from Kimani Maruge

This is a blog post from World Youth Foundation volunteer Nyawira Njenga in Nairobi Kimani Ng’ang’a Maruge, the Guinness World Record Holder of the oldest person to start primary school, is a great example of someone taking action into their own hands. He said the government’s announcement of universal and free elementary education in 2003 prompted him […]