MY World Volunteers reach more than 4,800 people through UNV’s Online Service

By Karol Alejandra Arámbula Carrillo, Global Youth Advocate for MY World 2015 In the summer of 2014, The Red Elephant Foundation supported our request to start a call for volunteers to join our efforts in the implementation of the United Nations Global Survey for a Better World MY World 2015. Over a year later, results show … Continue reading “MY World Volunteers reach more than 4,800 people through UNV’s Online Service”

Volunteers in China Collect Over 70,000 Votes in 2 Weeks!

By Evonne Tang from Youthink Center The Chinese youth-led organization YouThink has taken on an amazing initiative to collect MY World votes and their results have been astounding: in 2 weeks more than 3,000 volunteers in China have collected over 70,000 votes—with more offline votes yet to be counted! One volunteer, Cheng Yachan, was able to collect … Continue reading “Volunteers in China Collect Over 70,000 Votes in 2 Weeks!”

Lesotho’s MY World campaign launched by youth volunteers

MASERU–As the United Nations in Lesotho celebrated the 69th birthday of the UN with national and international partners last Friday, (October 24) it also formally introduced the Basotho people to MY World 2015, the United Nations Global Survey with the help of the United Nations Volunteers and volunteer-involving organizations like the Rise Up Youth Organization. “We … Continue reading “Lesotho’s MY World campaign launched by youth volunteers”

UN Volunteers in Ecuador roll out MY World at the Regional Youth Forum in Quito

UN Secretary General’s Envoy on Youth Ahmad Alhendawi praises UN Volunteers in Ecuador‘s mobilization and support to youth participation in the definition of the post2015 agenda through the MY World survey. UN Volunteers rolled out the MY World survey at the 2014 Regional Forum for Latina America and Caribbean (Foro Regional de Juventudes LAC 2014) in … Continue reading “UN Volunteers in Ecuador roll out MY World at the Regional Youth Forum in Quito”

UN Volunteers engage Bhutanese people in having their say at the UN

Source: UN Volunteers UN Volunteers engage Bhutanese people in having their say at the United Nations through the global MY World survey Nearly 800 people voiced out what matters to them most by voting in the global MY World survey at the Tarayana Fair in Thimphu, Bhutan on 2-4 May. UNDP Bhutan and UNV, in cooperation with … Continue reading “UN Volunteers engage Bhutanese people in having their say at the UN”

Youth Volunteers in Irbid, Jordan: The World We Want

Irbid Youth Volunteers is a youth initiative that works on training and empowering youth and provides them with the needed experience and skills to create positive change in the community. The have made tremendous efforts through volunteerism. In collaboration with the United Nations Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator’s Office in Jordan, they have implemented an initiative … Continue reading “Youth Volunteers in Irbid, Jordan: The World We Want”

HM Queen Rania meets with the ‘Mark a Difference’ volunteers

5th February, 2014 (Petra, Jordan) The “Mark A Difference” volunteers in Jordan reiterated their commitment to the Post-2015 cause and to the dissemination of the MY World survey in the presence of Her Majesty Queen Rania Al Abdullah. As a member of UN Secretary General’s High-level Panel (HLP), formed to advise on the global development … Continue reading “HM Queen Rania meets with the ‘Mark a Difference’ volunteers”

“Mark A Difference” volunteers in the spotlight of the UN Day in Jordan

“It is vital to ensure that youth are a part of the conversation to identify the next development priorities, both globally and locally,” HRH Princess Basma bin Talal said during the UN Day celebrations on 24 October, adding that “here in Jordan, youth were a vibrant part of the national consultations”. Proud of the recent … Continue reading ““Mark A Difference” volunteers in the spotlight of the UN Day in Jordan”

AFRC INDIA: Youth Volunteers Catalysts of Active Citizenship


A team of 20 enthusiastic youth took it upon themselves to reach out to their communities in Wayanad District of Kerala (India) to hear their unique perspectives for a better world, through the Offline My World Option Survey. For nine days, this team of youth volunteers traveled extensively throughout the district and collected approximately 500 … Continue reading “AFRC INDIA: Youth Volunteers Catalysts of Active Citizenship
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Secretary-General Meets Volunteers of Global Survey, “My World”

Secretary-General Bam Ki-moon (centre) yesterday met with volunteers of “My World”, the  UN-led global survey of people’s priorities for a better world. The results of the survey will be shared with international leaders in setting the next global development agenda. You can have your own say on the post-2015 MDGs here.