Machel Montano – “Imagine a world…”

Trinidadian singer, Machel Montano invites people to participate in the MY World survey ( and to join him in the UN General-Assembly’s Global Concert: “Setting the Stage: 2015 and Beyond”

Visualising people’s voices: Data by People for People

New York On May 16th 2014, the World We Want 2015 (WWW2015) Policy Strategy Group hosted an event to launch the new Trends and Outcomes Page of the called “Visualizing People’s Voices: Data By People For People” at the United Nations Trusteeship Council. The World We Want 2015 enables people to engage, visualise and analyse […]

INJUVE DF Joins the UN MY World Survey

 The Youth Institute of the City of Mexico (Instituto de la Juventud del Distrito Federal – INJUVE DF) expects to collect the information of 1 million citizens from the City of Mexico for the MY World Survey. Three thousand young people will carry out the field work throughout Mexico City and a unique partner ID (INJUVEDF) […]

UN Deputy Secretary-General on importance of “An honest and responsive government”

In his closing remarks to the General Assembly during the Thematic Debate on “Ensuring stable and peaceful societies,” Deputy Secretary-General, Jan Eliasson highlighted the essential link between the rule of law and an inclusive political processes as the binding elements in peace, development and human rights.  Commitments to rule of law are important to reaching developmental goals, […]

UN Secretary-General: Protection against crime and violence ranks high in MY World Survey

The General Assembly Thematic Debate on Ensuring Stable and Peaceful Societies took place 24-25 of April at the United Nations in New York. In his opening remarks, UN Secretary General Ban Ki Moon noted that the UN is built upon three pillars: “peace, development and human rights.” He followed by highlighting that the post-2015 development agenda must […]

World Malaria Day 2014

Today is World Malaria Day– Global efforts to control and eliminate malaria have saved an estimated 3.3 million lives since 2000, according to the World Health Organization. But there is still much more to be done. Malaria still kills an estimated 627,000 people every year, mostly children under 5 years of age in sub-Saharan Africa. Every year, […]

People in Bahrain Have Their Say at the United Nations

What priorities do Bahranians choose for a better world? For the past month, UN Bahrain has rolled out a campaign to bring the people of Bahrain’s voices to the United Nations using the MY World Survey. These efforts range from unique visits to collect votes at schools, at the APM Terminals (container terminal port management), and at […]

To save the planet is to save people

Note: This is an article originally posted in Planeta Futuro (El País) by Yann Arthus-Bertrand Everyone knows what is happening to the planet, but we don’t want to believe it. We’re too caught up in our own consumption, and it’s too painful to make changes.  We will have to learn how to share, and to fix the […]

Happy Earth Day

“The earth, the air, the land and the water are not an inheritance from our fore fathers but on loan from our children. So we have to handover to them at least as it was handed over to us.” -Mahatma Ghandi Celebrated every year by more than a billion people in 180 nations, Earth Day […]

My World Global Week of Action Toolkit

  We’re thrilled to share with you the toolkit for the upcoming MY World Global Week of Action (May 5-11). You can find the toolkit and all the resources you need for online and offline engagement available at this link. To date, more than 1.8 million people from 194 countries have voted for the world they want thanks […]