UNESCO Etxea en País Vasco y MI Mundo

Por UNESCO Etxea

My World / Mi mundo / Nire Mundua es una encuesta puesta en marcha por Naciones Unidas y dirigida a todas las ciudadanas y ciudadanos del mundo cuyo objetivo es captar la opinión, las prioridades y los puntos de vista de la ciudadanía e informar a los líderes mundiales, en el marco de la definición de la nueva agenda global, la agenda post-2015.

Los resultados de esta encuesta global, que continuará hasta finales del 2015, se compartirán con el Secretario General y los líderes mundiales durante todo el proceso de preparación de la próxima agenda de desarrollo post-2015.

MY WorldUNESCO Etxea es socia oficial de la Campaña, y en el marco del trabajo que está realizando sobre la Agenda post-2015, sacó a la calle esta encuesta para darla a conocer y facilitar de esa manera la participación e incidencia de la sociedad vasca en procesos internacionales.

A través de Nire Mundua las personas pueden elegir seis ámbitos de actuación (de un total de 16) que, en su opinión, son los que supondrían una mayor mejora en sus vidas. Estas 16 cuestiones han sido elaboradas a partir de las prioridades expresadas en investigaciones y encuestas anteriores por las poblaciones más pobres del planeta; y de las informaciones provenientes de los debates técnicos y políticos sobre la futura agenda de lucha contra la pobreza.

El pódium de Nire Mundua recorrió los tres territorios (Basauri y Bilbao-Bizkaia, Donostia-Gipuzkoa, y Gasteiz-Álava). Se colocó en un espacio visible de la ciudad al menos durante media jornada en cada localidad. Se trató por una parte de un pódium desde el que cualquier ciudadano o ciudadana pudo expresar sus prioridades para que fueran escuchadas en todo el planeta, y por otra la realización de la encuesta Nire Mundua. La encuesta es anónima y los participantes sólo tuvieron que indicar su sexo, edad y país para facilitar el posterior análisis de los resultados.

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UNMC screens sneak preview of new Virtual Reality film: Waves of Grace

The United Nations Millennium Campaign screened a sneak preview of their latest Virtual Reality film, Waves of Grace on Friday 10 July at the United Nations. Its premier was planned in conjunction with the United Nations Secretary-General’s International Ebola Recovery Conference, hosted to ensure affected countries receive the support they need to end the epidemic and continue countries on the path to recovery. Wavesofgrace promoWaves of Grace follows a young woman’s struggle for life amid the Ebola epidemic. The movie is the result of collaboration between the UN Millennium Campaign, Vrse.works and Vice Media, and was created to call attention to the obstacles faced by Ebola survivors. The movie transports viewers to West Point, Liberia and follows the experience of Decontee Davis, an Ebola survivor who uses her immunity to help others affected by the disease.  The VR experience captures the Liberian tragedy from illness to recovery, mourning to perseverance.  It is part of a larger initiative of the United Nations Millennium Campaign to fight donor fatigue on the world’s most pressing challenges.

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UNMC Colleagues Kristin & Alice with actor Jeffrey Wright

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“Development achievements can be quickly reversed due to crises such as the Ebola epidemic” said Mitchell Toomey, Director of the UN Millennium Campaign. “If the world does not focus on helping the most vulnerable and building resiliency in recovering communities, development goals and targets will not be met. Thus it is hoped that this film may aid the United Nations’ efforts to draw attention to the lasting impact of the Ebola crisis, as well as the need for continued support for those affected by the disease.”

“The Ebola crisis has captivated the world in its devastating effects over the last year and a half. However, the individual stories behind the numbers are often not told.  Decontee’s story captures the strife and spirit of the communities across West Africa in the wake of the Ebola epidemic. It is hoped that this second VR experience will promote greater understanding of the socio-economic impact of the disease and empathy for those who continue to overcome it.” said Gabo Arora, co-creator of the film and Senior Advisor for the UN Millennium Campaign.

The film will be formally launched soon on the VRSE App. To sign up for more information on the Virtual Reality please visit: www.vr4dev.org. Stay tuned!

Facts on Ebola

  • Since the outbreak began, roughly 27,500 confirmed, probable and suspected cases of Ebola have been reported in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone (figures from July 2015).
  • The fatality rate for those affected is just under 50%.
  • The health epidemic has had the strongest impact on women and children, with 50.8% of deaths female, and an estimated 30,000 orphaned by the disease.

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West Point is a slum located just outside Monrovia. It is home to an estimated 75,000 people. During the height of the Ebola epidemic, it was quarantined for 13 days. Although Liberia was declared Ebola free in May 2015 new cases continue from unknown sources as the virus is still active in the region.

MY World results were collected in West Point in May2014, as well as other poverty-stricken communities in Monterrado County by our partner, Citizens United to Promote Peace & Democracy (CUPPADL).

“We chose the communities previously mentioned because they have large populations with extreme poverty and poor access to social services despite the fact that they are so close to an urbanized capital. There are 40,000 inhabitants in the smallest community and 80,000 in the largest community.” (see more in the blog post here).

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Humans of MY World in West Point with More Than Me!

MY World is partnering with More Than Me to highlight some of the individual stories of the people of West Point.

More Than Me is on a mission to make sure education and opportunity, not exploitation and poverty, define the lives of the most vulnerable girls from the West Point Slum of Liberia. The More Than Me Academy is the first tuition-free, all-girls school in Liberia, addressing every barrier to education students face. Yet this is not their only focus. During the height of the outbreak of Ebola, they partnered with the Ministry of Health (MOH) and other partners on the ground to address the gaps in the Ebola response. Their Academy became and continues to be a base as they focus on building resilience in the community by working directly with the people there to understand their needs. They are fully committed to ensuring all Liberian children receive a strong education now so that they grow up with the knowledge and capacity needed to handle their country’s challenges head on, and to protect their most vulnerable citizens. Like MTM on Facebook for more info!

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My son just finished high school. He cannot find a job and needs to go to school if he want a decent job... I want to give the best I can to my kids but I feel like I'm limited.- 62 years old  
Key Priority: Better job opportunities My son just finished high school. He cannot find a job and needs to go to school if he want a decent job… I want to give the best I can to my kids but I feel like I’m limited.- 62 years old
See all those children? They are orphans from Ebola time. I made an association to help them. I have an office here but no money to care for them. I just want to help, will the government do something to help me?- 51 years old  
Key priority: More local associations See all those children? They are orphans from Ebola time. I made an association to help them. I have an office here but no money to care for them. I just want to help, will the government do something to help me?- 51 years old

JCI Italy celebrates 100 years of impact with MY World Podium at EXPO Milan!

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JCI Italy celebrated 100 years of impact on May 16 at the Cascina Triulza EXPO. The Junior Chamber International (JCI) movement was established in 1915 in St. Louis (USA). Today it is present in over 120 countries and 5,000 local communities and representshundreds of thousands of young men and women between 18 and 40, senators (honorary members over 40) and alumni. In the first ever pavilion of civil society at the EXPO,  JCI President Ismail Haznedar and the President of the Regional Council of Lombardy Raffaele Cattaneo presided over the celebration, which featured the MY World Peoples’ Voices podium, inviting citizens to express their opinion regarding the post 2015 agenda.
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Together with Ismail Haznedar, 2015 International President (the first Turkish citizen who has lead JCI), there were several other guests: Kentaro Harada (Japan), 2011 International President and current chairman of the JCI Foundation; Chiara Milani, 2013 International President and current Honorary Chairperson of the Italian celebrations of the JCI century (first Italian ever and first European woman to have led JCI); Charlotte Moller Bysted (Denmark), current International Vice President. In addition to them and to JCI Italy President Emmadesiree Ciaburri Galasso, there was also a UN Millennium Campaign Representative, Xavier Longan, who explained facts and figures regarding MY World survey, the largest consultation conducted at the UN. 
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In the evening, on the stage of Triulza there were JCI Italy TOYP, a Speaking competition ceremony, historical and motivational videos, best practices were shared related to the UN Millennium Development Goals and the promotion both of the Charter of Milan and the post 2015 survey.
 
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Thanks to the partnership existing since 1954 between JCI and the United Nations and following the letter of intent for the involvement of JCI in the post-2015 consultations, signed in 2013 at UN in New York by the Italian JCI President Chiara Milani, on Friday, May 15, at Busto Arsizio EXPO hub and on Saturday, May 16, at EXPO Civil Society Pavillion visitors were invited to choose which priorities they will vote for post 2015 agenda, by expressing their opinion directly from My World Campaign Podium.
The Campaign is traveling the world to gather people’s opinions on issues that are most important to them and their families. Now it arrived at EXPO through JCI Italy, considering that, as UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has said, “Young people are gifted with open minds and a keen awareness of emerging trends, and are bringing their energy, ideas and courage to some of the most complex and important challenges facing the human family.” The Expo is still currently open and we invite all in Italy to visit!

Clouds Over Sidra at the ECOSOC Humanitarian Affairs Segment, Palais Des Nations, Geneva

Ms. Kyung-wha Kang, Assistant Secretary-General and Deputy Emergency Relief Coordinator for OCHA (Left), Ms. Quynh Tran, OCHA Humanitarian Affairs Officer (Center(, and Mr. Stephen O'Brien, Under-Secretary-General and Emergency Relief Coordinator (Right). Photo: OCHA/Vincent Fung"
Ms. Kyung-wha Kang, Assistant Secretary-General and Deputy Emergency Relief Coordinator for OCHA (Left), Ms. Quynh Tran, OCHA Humanitarian Affairs Officer (Center), and Mr. Stephen O’Brien, Under-Secretary-General and Emergency Relief Coordinator (Right). Photo: OCHA/Vincent Fung”

The United Nations Millennium Campaign participated in the Humanitarian Affairs Segment (HAS) put on by the UN Economic and Social Affairs Council (ECOSOC) at the Palais des Nations in Geneva on 17-19 June 2015, with the support of OCHA.

This event provided a unique opportunity for Member States to address challenges, operational and normative progress on the humanitarian policy agenda. This year’s focus was on the future of humanitarian affairs: towards greater inclusiveness, coordination, interoperability and effectiveness.

Palais des Nations, GenevaOver 300 participants from various NGOs, member states, and UN agencies, including the UN Emergency Relief Coordinator Stephen O’Brien, had the opportunity to “travel” to the Za’atari camp in Jordan and witness the daily life of 12-year old Sidra by immersing themselves in the virtual reality experience of Clouds Over Sidra. Participants noted:

“I was really blown away by Clouds Over Sidra – amazing technology and such a moving story. I have a twelve-year-old girl myself, so it was particularly poignant.”

 “I have always been a bit old-fashioned and skeptical towards new technologies that are said to be game changers, but this one definitely is!”

Clouds Over Sidra is the first in a series of United Nations Millennium Campaign Virtual Reality films, with the goal of ensuring that citizen’s voices are directly involved in the design and accountability framework of the new international development agenda.

Ms. Kyung-wha Kang, Assistant Secretary-General and Deputy Emergency Relief Coordinator for OCHA Photo: OCHA/Vincent Fung
Ms. Kyung-wha Kang, Assistant Secretary-General and Deputy Emergency Relief Coordinator for OCHA Photo: OCHA/Vincent Fung
H.E. Ambassador Mohamed Khaled Khiari, Vice-President of the Economic and Social Council, Tunisia. Photo: OCHA/Vincent Fung
H.E. Ambassador Mohamed Khaled Khiari, Vice-President
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Educate a Child Collects 1,630 ballots across Cameroon

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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) MY World survey questionnaires to young Cameroonians from the towns of Limbe and Buea of the South West Region of Cameroon. The implementation of MY World survey questionnaires was part of the Building Bridges project that focuses on the priorities of young men and women at the grassroots level and their vision of the world in 2030 based on the Post-2015 UN Development Agenda.

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The young people who participated in this exercise ranged from the ages of 15-35 years and represented the 10 regions of Cameroon. MY World survey questionnaires were administered in colleges, higher educational institutions, places of work, religious groups, associations, homes and the man on the streets. They were asked choose 6 out of 16 options based on what is of most interest to them and their families, the world they want.

The survey results were officially presented in a conference that was organized by Building Bridges (BB) and Educate a Child in Africa (ECA) in the University of Buea, Cameroon on the 9th of June. The first three aspects of the world young people in Cameroon want as portrayed by the results are quality education, better job opportunities, access to clean water and sanitation, better transport and roads, better health care and honest and responsive government.

Though some of these young people clearly doubted the possibility of their choices being directly implemented in their country, most of them were however very excited to learn that the United Nations was interested in the opinion of the world they want.

In general, the MY World survey in Cameroon was well responded to and the young people even raised personal concerns that were not listed among the sixteen articles which will would positively affect their livelihood.

 

UNMC Brings 8 Million Peoples’ Voices to Bangkok, Thailand

ESCAP Youth Volunteers Celebrate 7 Million Voices and the Peoples' Voices Challenge!
ESCAP Youth Volunteers Celebrate 7 Million Voices and the Peoples’ Voices Challenge!

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 Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP).

From May 25-29, 2015, the UN Millennium Campaign, in partnership with UNESCAP, UN Volunteers, UNDP, P&G, and Samsung, hosted an interactive Data Playground. Delegates from around the world explored the MY World data, participated in the special screening of the virtual reality film, Clouds of Sidra,  reviewed the Humans of MY World (HOMY) photo exhibition, and were invited to join the Peoples’ Voices Challenge.

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Diplomats, academics, ministers and delegates used Samsung touchscreen technology to disaggregate the MY World Dataset by region, country, gender, education levels, age groups and HDI and live data visualizations on the global, regional, and local post-2015 conversation on the World We Want were highlighted.

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MY World Asia Priorities

Out of the over 7.5 million people who have voted in the MY World survey, approximately 3.13 million people, or over 41%, are from the Asia-Pacific Region. Using data, policy makers were able to answer the question on everyone’s mind: what kind of world do Asians really want? They discovered in Asia that the top priorities are “A good education”, “Better healthcare”, and “An honest and responsive government”.

We believe that behind every MY World vote there’s a personal story that deserves to be told. That is why with the HOMY exhibition, we wanted to go one step further and look beyond the data to help policy makers understand WHY people have voted the way they have? What is the reason for choosing one priority above the other 15 priorities?

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Presenting the HOMY exhibition to the Prime Minister of Thailand, H.E. Mr. Prayut Chan-o-cha

Sponsored by P&G, the beautiful HOMY exhibition featured MY World voters from different backgrounds. A woman from the transgender community in Manila, the Philippines spoke to policy makers through HOMY. She chose “Freedom from discrimination and persecution” as her top priority because she “wants a whole world without discrimination. Being different means being hurt. On the inside, and maybe the outside as well. I pray it won’t always be like that.” We had the distinct honor to present the HOMY exhibition to the Prime Minister of Thailand, H.E. Mr. Prayut Chan-o-cha.

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Executive Secretary of ESCAP H.E. Shamshad Akhtar Experiences Virtual Reality

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Recently, we initiated a project to bring the world’s most pressing challenges home to decision makers and global citizens around the world through Virtual Reality (VR). VR allowed APFSD 2015 and Regional Commission delegatsd to meet a 12-year old Syrian girl named Sidra living in a refugee camp. Sidra took them on a tour of her new home, into her new classroom, and brought them to dinner with her family. As the first UN virtual reality documentary, we wanted to push the boundaries of empathy by bringing humanity to the front of the global development discussion. The VR film had a profound affect over her audience, one delegate said after watching that Clouds Over Sidra is the “most beautiful thing I’ve ever seen in my life”.Bangkok 11

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Peoples Voices at the World Education Forum

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For the past two and a half years, the United Nations has asked people around the world to tell them what matters most to their lives. Thus far, 4.9 million of the 7.5 million people who voted in the MY World Global Survey have chosen “A better education”. This trend is true regardless of age, gender, education level and is similar across most countries in the world.

Anthony Lake, Executive Director UNICEF
Anthony Lake, Executive Director UNICEF

From May 18-21, we partnered with UNICEF in the production of an exhibit to amplify the voices of people around the world at the 2015 World Education Forum in Incheon, South Korea. The forum, co-convened by UNDP, UNESCO, UNFPA, UNICEF, UNHCR & UN Women, brought together stakeholders from all sectors to look at achievements and shortfalls from the Millennium Development Goals and the Education for All targets. Participants agreed on the Incheon Declaration which sets out a renewed vision in education, one that aims to ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote life-long learning opportunities for all.

The exhibit featured data visualizations on the importance of education for people around the world, such as the MY World datasetMY World priority heat mapUN Global Pulse MY World Twitter mappingWorld We Want key word visualisations, and stories of why people voted for education through the Humans of MY World communications campaign. UNICEF showcased two innovations targeting the out-of-school children:  Raspberry Pi Learning Initiative from Lebanon provides non-formal education to the millions of displaced children as a result of the Syrian crisis, and E-learning, offers accelerated learning opportunities to some of the 1.8 million out-of-school children in Sudan.

Executive Directors Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka UN Women and Irina Bokova, UNESCO visit the exhibit
Executive Directors Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka UN Women and Irina Bokova, UNESCO visit the exhibit

The exhibition centered around Clouds Over Sidra, a virtual reality experience about the daily life of a Syrian refugee. Clouds Over Sidra tells the story of a 12 year old Syrian refugee living in the Za’atari Camp in Jordan. Sidra talks about the important support structures in the camp, including education, football for girls, wrestling and computer labs for the boys. She also talks about the children who don’t use these support structures:

Some kids don’t go to school. They want to wait until we are back home in Syria. I think it’s silly to wait. How will they remember anything? And there is nothing to do here anyway.

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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 on December 2002 . From that time forward, May 21 has been declared the World Day of Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development. UNESCO celebrated this day with events in Costa Rica, South Sudan, France, and Brazil.  These were streamed on the web and via the radio. The results of these efforts has brought the attention of their population towards the importance of this day for peace building, cultural diversity, and other relevant issues to sustainable development.

Recognizing the importance of overcoming cross-cultural barriers to define the sustainable development goals, we at the United Nations Millennium Campaign celebrated this day as well.

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Key priority: Career / Autonomity; “One day I will become president, or the first lady. I want to prove to Ivorian and African society that women have more to offer then only their beauty. Yes I am beautiful but that doesn’t mean that I can’t be smart or have my own career!” -‪#‎bb2015UN‬ Building Bridges

Each specific cultural group has their own logic to interpret any specific notion in their own community. To ensure that we have a diverse and ambitious post-2015 agenda with global ownership, our work has focused on social inclusion and social participation.

Our team at World We Want 2015 supports this day by welcoming all stakeholders with different cultural backgrounds to join the global thematic consultations about culture and development. Understanding development has different interpretation in different cultures. The UN Millennium Campaign recognizes the importance of creating an environment to give a chance for diverse cultures to raise their voices and be recognized globally among others. This has been done by providing a forum, and open space for discussion and participation on the design of the post-2015 agenda. Furthermore, by providing the latest reports and other information such as different case studies and introducing selected publications, our team aims to raise awareness of the key role that culture plays in implementing the post-2015 agenda. The UNDG Dialogues on Implementation was a multi-stakeholder global discussion in over 50 countries and with 6 relevant streams. One particular stream focused on the role of culture on the implementation of the post-2015 agenda.  Cultural diversity and awareness  are and will continue to be central to our efforts to achieve the sustainable development goals by 2030.

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Key priority: A better education system; “The education system in Morocco is not well organised. If I want to have a good career, I have to study in a private school and these schools are really expensive. I study in a public school and the quality of education is not that good.” – From Marrakesh, Morocco #bb2015UN Building Bridges

If you want learn more about cultural differences on the priorities of the lives of ordinary people around the world we invite you to visit Human of My World’s Facebook page. Through this qualitative data sample culture and humanity of MY World voters are highlighted. For example:  the key priority for the woman featured above from Cote d’Ivoire is job opportunities and autonomy.  For the girl from Morocco, also featured above, a better education  is her top priority.

HAVE YOUR SAY in The Future of Social Development in the Post-2015 Era

Consultation logoDear colleagues, civil society representatives, friends:

The international community has deemed 2015 as a time for global action.  At national, regional and international levels, through dialogue, policy and wide spread advocacy, Governments, civil-society actors, United Nations entities, philanthropists and other stakeholders have been working to accelerate the achievement of the Millennium Development Goals and other commitments to global development, while planning ahead for an ambitious and demanding post-2015 development agenda, for people and planet.

To plan our future steps in a way that surpass past barriers, we first need to look back.  We have to methodically assess and acknowledge what we have achieved and what we haven’t, where we thrived and where we failed, as only then we will be able to appraise and avoid past mistakes while continuing to build on past successes.

It is with these things in mind that World We Want 2015 and the United Nations Division for Social Policy and Development of the Department of Economic and Social Affairs seek to engage you in our online dialogue on the “Future of Social Development in the Post-2015 Era.”  

Twenty years ago, Member States met in Copenhagen at the World Summit for Social Development to outline what remains one of the most comprehensive set of commitments to social development to date. How do these sets of commitments translate into the new post-2015 context? Is the understanding and approach to social development still relevant today? What has changed in our understanding of people-centred development and how do we account for those changes as we aim to move development forward in an inclusive and sustainable way post-2015? These are some of the areas that we are hoping to explore with you during the course of our conversation. Together, with you, we want to examine the evolution and contributions of social development to the process and practices of sustainable development over the past 20 years.

With this interactive online dialogue we hope to engage civil society and other stakeholders from various regions in a global dialogue on the evolving understanding and orientation of social development and social policy and to highlight the importance of creating more inclusive societies that support and encourage people to remain active and equal participants in all areas of society.

The outcome of this dialogue will help both World We Want 2015 and the UNDESA Division for Social Policy and Development, to better understand and incorporate into their policy advocacy work, civil society’s thoughts and perspectives on critical social development issues. The platform will be open from 18 May to 31 July 2015.

This initiative is part of a series of actions commemorating the 20th Anniversary of the 1995 World Summit for Social Development and the adoption of the Copenhagen Declaration and Programme of Action[1], while building up to a people-centered post-2015 development agenda.

We hope you will join us by actively participating in this joint e-dialogue and encourage you to forward this invitation to your colleagues and networks.

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 *Please join the e-discussion by visiting: www.worldwewant2015.org/node/48731

[1] Adopted as the outcome of the World Summit for Social Development held in Copenhagen, 6-12 March 1995, the Copenhagen Declaration and Programme of Action set an ambitious people-centered agenda aimed to promote social progress, justice and the betterment of the human condition, based on full participation by all.

Family Day

Today is the International Day of Families

Post by Roudabeh Jamshid Eini, Global Youth Advocate

Make a global change on the International Day of Families!

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Take the MY World Survey today and choose the issues that matter most for you and your family!

More than 7 million people have voted in this global survey to show decision makers what are their priorities and to be heard in the United Nations!

Details here: http://vote.myworld2015.org

If you want to be more active by creating sustainable impacts on your family, participate in the global conversation online platform at World We Want 2015! Raise your voice by contributing to the post-2015 agenda and political process!

Show to your local government officials and community leaders what are your standpoints and priorities. All hosts can analyze and visualize the solutions that other stakeholders vote as their priorities! You can read consultation reports about family issues such as: Gender, Inequality, Children & Young People, etc. Details here: World We Want 2015


In addition, if you are curious to know that how other stakeholders who mentioned “Family” voted for the given priorities, or you want to visualize how people voted above or below average, you can check it at: http://hendrik.strobelt.com/Prio17Combined/ Here are the results for the added words “family,” “parents,” and “children”:

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