Blog by Evonne Tang, Youthink Center China On November 1st, MY World China’s newly improved website, www.myworld2015.cn, was unveiled during the World Youth Forum 2014 annual meeting, organized by MY World Partner, Youthink Center. The localized Chinese website was created in collaboration with Youthink, the UN Millennium Campaign and UNDP. MY World is a global survey for […]
November 11, 2014 The MY World 2015 global survey is bringing the voices of residents from Jalisco, Mexico to the United Nations by asking them what issues make the most difference in their lives. On 23 September, the UN Millennium Campaign and Corporativa de Fundaciones, A.C. signed a memorandum of agreement to roll out MY World […]
Text adapted from the original Press release by Supavadee Pink Chotikajan, UN Thailand Since the launch of the 2013 MY World campaign entitled “Mark a Difference,” over 70,000 people in Thailand have participated in MY World survey. Thailand is among the top 10 countries with the most votes collected in the MY World Survey. This is a […]
Press release and photos by The Afrolatin@ Project, courtesy of Amilcar Priestley, Director. Friday, July 25th, 2014 – Today which marks the Día de la Mujer Afro (Afrodescendant Women’s Day), the Afrolatin@ Project is pleased to announce the launch of “CONTAMOS AFRO 2015”, our regional partnership with the United Nations MY World 2015/ World We Want 2015/ Beijing […]
SANTO DOMINGO 11 June 2014 The Vice President of the Dominican Republic, Dr. Margarita Cedeño de Fernández has launched an initiative to collect 50,000 votes for MY World. She called upon her citizens to join her in voting in what she considers is a transformative human development initiative for the country and the world. “Today […]
Tuesday, June 17, 2014 – Islamabad Over 300 young Pakistani youth representatives from all over Pakistan gathered on Tuesday at a youth forum to meet and launch the My World Survey with the UN Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth, Ahmad Alhendawi. Young boys and girls from different social backgrounds interacted with the Youth Envoy and shared […]
Ravi Karkara (UN), Miguel Ángel Mancera (Mayor of Mexico City), María Fernanda Olvera, (Director of INJUVE DF) with youth ambassadors during the Launch of MY World in Mexico City 10 June, 2014 – Mexico City The Government and the Institute of Youth (INJUVE DF) of the City of Mexico formally announced that they have accepted the […]
The UN engages citizens around the world to take part in shaping the future global development agenda
New York, 12 March 2013—The United Nations and partners invite people all over the world to participate in setting the world’s future development agenda by voting in an innovative survey known as MY World, the United Nations global survey for a better world.
Presented by the UN and partners this week, MY World provides an extraordinary pathway for citizens to have a say in what development priorities world leaders should include in the next development framework.
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Sometimes a simple action can capture a moment of change, can sum up all the words, charts and PowerPoint slides that we churn out from day to day. All the hopes and aspirations we place into the idea of empowerment and equality. This particular action was in a village in the state of Uttar Pradesh […]