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 […]

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 […]

The role of culture in implementing the post-2015 agenda

written by Roudabeh Jamshid Ein Global Youth Advocate at UNMC On May 21  we celebrated the World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development. Emphasizing the importance of understanding cultural diversity to raise human living standards, and following the adaptation of UNESCO’S Universal Declaration on Cultural Diversity in 2001, the UN adopted resolution 57/59 […]

Compete in the #PeoplesVoices Challenge!

Let’s use the #peoplesvoices to remind world leaders and policymakers what’s at stake! The Global Conversation on the Post-2015 agenda has been led by the United Nations and has gathered more than 8 million citizen voices from 194 countries. People from all corners of the world have participated in national, regional and global multi-stakeholder consultations […]

World Water Day: Data & Resources

World Water Day is today! As part of this major event, share on your social media accounts what water means to you using the hashtag #WaterIs. You can pretty much put anything because, well, water is in almost everything and is an essential component to life. You would be hard pressed to find something that […]

Los bosques, la biodiversidad, y el desarrollo humano

Blog Escrito por Juan Chebly, Coordinador del Mundo Que Queremos 2015   Pese a que la agenda post-2015 y los Objetivos de Desarrollo Sustentable presentan un enfoque armónico donde el bienestar del planeta, el desarrollo humano, y los derechos humanos están interrelacionados, la realidad demuestra que la aplicación del paradigma de desarrollo sustentable puede conllevar tensiones entre las políticas centradas en […]

Honoring HE Dr. Palitha Kohona, Sri Lanka

Wednesday, February 25th, 2015 – New York On the second floor of the UN Church Center, which serves at the location for the monthly NGO Committee on Sustainable Development meeting, the World We Want 2015 team and Policy Strategy Group, presented its first ever award for “People’s Voices Champion” to H.E. Dr. Palitha T.B. Kohona, […]

Collecting offline ballots from Millennials in China

Blog post by Ms. Chen, World Youth Foundation Volunteer in China. On 15-16 January, Ms. Chen collected 164 offline ballots at the school where she grew up in Jiangxi Province.  Today I went to the school in my hometown that I attended 14 yrs ago, promoting the MY World 2015 Survey as an alumna of China’s Millennium […]

Meet the new UN Millennium Campaign Director, Mitchell Toomey!

Greetings MY World and World We Want Partners, With the beginning of a new year, we are pleased to introduce you to Mr. Mitchell Toomey, who has taken on the post as Director of the United Nations Millennium Campaign as of January 2015. Prior to becoming Director of the Millennium Campaign, Mitchell held the position […]