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, […]

MY World reaches 5 MILLION votes – The Celebration!

September 25, 2014, NEW YORK Blog by Caya Johnson, Global Youth Advocate THANKS A (FIVE) MILLION TO ALL MY WORLD PARTNERS! If you were unable to attend, please enjoy the web-stream and picture album of the celebration The evening of 25th of September during the UN General Assembly week brought together MY World friends from far […]

Road to Rights Launches the #MYWorldStreetCampaign

  By Ashan Perera, Road to Rights  The Road to Rights (R2R) is a youth-led movement initiated in 2012 in Colombo, Sri Lanka, with the intention of promoting human rights education and awareness. It has a wide-spread global network within 14 different countries in Asia and Africa, with chapters in Sri Lanka , Nepal, Bangladesh , India […]

Sri Lanka renews commitment to achieving 1 million votes

The Ministry of Youth Affairs and Skills Development in Sri Lanka takes pride to announce that Sri Lanka is currently one of the leaders in the MY World Global Survey. Hon. Minister Dullas Alahapperuma pleadged one million votes from Sri Lanka at the 68th UNGA in 2013. Sri Lanka currently has 554595 votes. Almost 100% are […]

Sri Lanka: 1 million vote pledge and ‘Colombo Declaration on Youth’

Last year, Minister of Youth Affairs and Skills Development of Sri Lanka, Dulles Alahapperuma pledged up to 1 million votes in the MY World Survey. Currently, Sri Lanka tops the MY World Survey country list with 488593 votes, and more are gathered every week.  As such, they are responsible for 23.1% of the total votes […]