24 August Twitter chat: UN Secretary-General speaks to African youth on the SDGs

  Join us on Monday, August 24th from 17:30 to 18:00 GMT+1 as the UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon talks to youth leaders in Nigeria about development and their role in shaping a better future for all. The goals of the event will be to: Promote the sustainable development goals and increase momentum and ownership in […]

Join us at Dokufest Film Festival in Prizren! 8-14 August

Join us at Dokufest in Prizren: 8-14 August The UN Millennium Campaign and the UN Kosovo Team are hosting a #PeoplesVoices exhibit featuring virtual reality movies and a Humans of MY World photo exhibition at Dokufest, from August 8th to 14th by the stone bridge from 12-2pm & 4-8pm. Visitors will have the opportunity to experience the world’s most pressing […]

Clouds Over Sidra at the ECOSOC Humanitarian Affairs Segment, Palais Des Nations, Geneva

The United Nations Millennium Campaign participated in the Humanitarian Affairs Segment (HAS) put on by the UN Economic and Social Affairs Council (ECOSOC) at the Palais des Nations in Geneva on 17-19 June 2015, with the support of OCHA. This event provided a unique opportunity for Member States to address challenges, operational and normative progress […]

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 […]

Data Playground, Virtual Reality, and Humans of MY World Heading to Bangkok!

By Kristen Grennan, Global Youth Advocate The Asia Pacific Forum on Sustainable Development is being held in Bangkok, Thailand from May 21-22 and the UN Millennium Campaign will be there displaying the peoples’ voices through the Data Playground, virtual reality, and Humans of MY World. What is the Asia Pacific Forum on Sustainable Development? The forum […]

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 […]

Cartagena Data Festival: The Data Revolution

On 21 April 2015 at the Cartagena Data Festival (Colombia), the UN Millennium Campaign, along with Datashift and GNDR will be hosting a side event on The Data Revolution. The event will showcase some of the most innovative ways to engage citizens in collecting data and share the benefits and challenges of participatory approaches in this field. […]

Olé! Building Bridges in Spain #bb2015UN

4 countries down, 17 countries to go! After leaving from the Netherlands, and cycling through Germany and France, the Building Bridges dynamic duo of Jilt & Teun are now in Spain. Last Sunday, we joined Jilt & Teun in the Puerta del Sol in the center of Madrid! Jilt & Teun are cycling down south and are currently […]

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. […]