Collecting votes in Pakistan during the Eid Celebration

Post written by Rizwan Anwar, Member Youth Advisory Board, Pakistan; Chairman,Youth Revolution Club; United Nations Youth Delegate; Coordinator Youth Activism- Special Olympics Pakistan; Member Policy Strategy Group United Nations World We Want 2015 Youth Revolution Clan (YRC), based in Lahore Pakistan, is a platform for young people to serve their communities. The organization works with the objective of serving the community by capacity building, by generating […]

Citizens United to Promote Peace & Democracy in Liberia

Blog by: Prince Kreplah National Executive Director of CUPPADL (www.cuppadl.ushahidi.com), +231886533015 Tuesday May 13, 2014: MY World’s Global Week of Action took place from from Monday, May 5th till Sunday May 11th, 2014. During this week, the United Nations teamed up with youth groups, the private sector, and NGO partners all over the world to launch MY World […]

YOUTHFIM Aims to collect 100,000 Votes in Democratic Republic of Congo

By Benjamin Buyemere, Youthfim Program Coordinator. With a profound desire to allow participation and also to make the global campaign “MY World” well known for a large group people, youth gathered in the Youth Forum on ICPD and MDGs, “YOUTHFIM” have set the target of reaching more disadvantaged people, by meeting them in public markets, in […]

Vice President of Dominican Republic launches MY World with 50,000 vote commitment

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 […]

Nepal Doubles Amount of Votes in One Week, Reaching almost 30,000

During the MY World Global Week of Action (May 5-11, 2014) the adolescent and youth organization Yuwalaya coordinated with the UN Resident Coordinator Office of Nepal and various other youth organizations and schools to raise awareness and votes in Nepal. Through their joint efforts, they were able to collect more than 15,000 votes – doubling […]

Pakistani Youth Commit One Million Votes During Visit from UNSG’s Envoy on Youth

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 […]

JCI Renews Commitment to MY World Campaign

During the 2014 JCI Area Conferences, JCI members took action to engage young active citizens and surrounding community members in the MY World campaign during each of these unique events in Medellin, Colombia (April 23-26), Lome, Togo (May 21-24), Yamagata, Japan (June 4-7) and St. Julian’s, Malta (June 11-14). JCI adopted the Millennium Development Goals […]

Youth Aiming to Reach 1 Million Young People in Pune, India

This is a letter written by Aakash Shah, Founder and President of Action for Pune Development, and Global Youth Advocate for MY World 2015 and World We Want 2015. He is striving to collect a million votes in Pune, India. It is an honor to work as a Global Youth Advocate for My World 2015, and […]

Mexico City officially commits to 1 million votes through 3,000 youth ambassadors

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 […]