August 2015: “We the Peoples” exhibit in Cartagena, Colombia


“We the Peoples” is now open to the public at the Spanish Cooperation Agency in Cartagena, Colombia (Centro de Formación de la Cooperación Española), it will be on display throughout the month of August. More than … Continue reading

Compete in the Peoples’ Voices Challenge!


Let’s work together to keep reminding world leaders and policymakers what’s at stake! The Global Conversation on the Post-2015 has been led by the United Nations and has gathered more than 8 million citizen voices … Continue reading

Building Bridges kicked off! From Amsterdam to Cape Town #BB2015UN

Building Bridges

24 February 2015 – Building Bridges kicked off in The Netherlands! From now until August, Jilt van Schayik (UN Youth Representative for The Netherlands) and Teun Meulepas will be cycling from Amsterdam to Cape Town. From … Continue reading

The Future of Citizen Engagement – A New Report on Citizen Voices


16 December 2014 – Last week, the Occidental College Task Force on Citizen Accountability launched a report of their research findings entitled The Future of Citizen Engagement: Recommendations for Implementing Effective Feedback Initiatives. This research team, … Continue reading

We the Peoples- Celebrating 7 million voices

7 million

More than 7 million people have taken the MY World survey because we want you, the world’s leaders, to know exactly what it is that WE, the people want. We ask that you take into … Continue reading

Over 4 million voices heard!


Over 4 million people have had their say at the UN! Many congratulations to Mexico as the country with the most votes (nearly 800,000!). Up to now, the survey results reveal that the top priorities … Continue reading

Join us in Remembering Mandela


Friday is Mandela Day! “What counts in life is not the mere fact that we have lived. It is what difference we have made to the lives of others.” -Nelson Mandela Every year on Mandela’s … Continue reading

Global launch of the UN sanitation campaign to end open defecation


The UN Deputy Secretary-General launches the UN sanitation campaign to end open defecation Wednesday May 28, 2014 10:00-11:00am EDT Watch the event webcast on UN Web TV The United Nations and its partners are holding a press briefing and … Continue reading

United Nations Announces the First Global Vote Day


The United Nations will dedicate the first week of May to getting out the vote for its MY World opinion poll, organizing a multitude of activities in more than 50 countries to raise awareness of … Continue reading

MY World Global Week of Action 5-11 May


Did you know that more than 2 million people have already voted at the UN for the things that would make the most difference to their lives. But there’s more you can do! Can you get 5 friends … Continue reading