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 […]

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 […]

Visualizing the Road to an Open, Inclusive, and Transparent UN System

By Juan Chebly, World We Want 2015 Coordinator Do you think we can we have an open, inclusive and transparent UN system? Back in 2012, after a decade of international efforts to end poverty, the world was ready to start thinking of a new Sustainable Development Agenda. To be launched in 2015, this agenda is […]

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 […]

International Day of Happiness

Today is the International Day of Happiness, and as Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has said, “The pursuit of happiness lies at the core of human endeavors. People around the world aspire to lead happy and fulfilling lives free from fear and want.” How can people lead these “happy and fulfilling lives”? Is it through greater gender […]

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, […]