‘MY World’ Survey – First Results – Over 600,000 Citizens Tell the United Nations their Priorities

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Over 600,000 citizens from 194 countries have already voted for the issues that would make the most difference to their lives, providing, for the first time ever, real-time and real-world intelligence on what people think … Continue reading

Reflections on Priorities for the Post-2015 Development Agenda: the African Narrative

In February 2013, the UN Millennium Campaign in Africa held two meetings with various partners in the region in preparation of the UNDP Governance Division Global Thematic Consultation on Governance and Post 2015 Development to be held … Continue reading

Parliamentarians and civil society leaders in Asia-Pacific join hands to accelerate MDG achievement and promote inclusive post-2015 discourse

Manila and Dhaka forums of parliamentarians and CSOs

Towards the end of 2012, with only three years remaining before the deadline of the Millennium Development Goals, over 200 representatives of parliaments, civil society and development partners from across Asia-Pacific gathered in Manila and … Continue reading

The United Nations Asks Citizens About Their World

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The United Nations has teamed up with youth groups, private sector bodies and NGO partners all over the world to launch MY World, which is the United Nations Survey for a Better World. MY World … Continue reading

Inclusive India: Bridge the Development Divide

Sushma Verma, a Dalit activist from Jhansi, Bundelkhand, U.P, part of the Bundelkhand Shiksha Abhiyan ( Bundelkhand Education Programme). She Speaks at the Voices forum about her efforts to educate Dalit and other marginalized community about the importance of sending their children to school.

On the occasion of the death anniversary of the prestigious Indian jurist and political leader, Chairman of the Drafting Committee of Indian Constitution, Babasaheb B.R. Ambedkar; 20 men and women from Dalit and other excluded communities spoke about their struggles and successes in … Continue reading