UN Millennium Campaign screens second Virtual Reality film about Ebola survival and recovery in Liberia

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10 July 2015 – New York The United Nations Millennium Campaign screened a Virtual Reality film today at the United Nations. Waves of Grace follows a young woman’s struggle for life amid the Ebola epidemic.  … Continue reading

Cartagena Data Festival: The Data Revolution

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On 21 April 2015 at the Cartagena Data Festival (Colombia), the UN Millennium Campaign, along with Datashift and GNDR will be hosting a side event on The Data Revolution. The event will showcase some of the most innovative ways to … Continue reading

UN Agencies team up to bring voices of Syrian refugees to world leaders through Virtual Reality

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30 March 2015, Kuwait – The United Nations is using virtual reality (VR) to transport top decision-makers to a Syrian refugee camp at a major donor conference.  Clouds Over Sidra is a VR experience designed … Continue reading

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

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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

UN Chief tasks Nigeria on the post MDGs agenda

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6 February 2015, Abuja, Nigeria With on-going efforts aimed at designing a successor development framework to the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), the United Nations has tasked political and civic leaders in Nigeria on the early … Continue reading

MY World featured in UNDP Report: Achieving Development Results in Asia and the Pacific

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26 January 2015 – UNDP has launched its Asia-Pacific Regional Report ‘Achieving Development Results in Asia and the Pacific’, highlighting a string of successful programmes implemented in 2013 and 2014, and also featuring MY World … Continue reading

Report: Assessing Progress in Africa Toward the Millennium Development Goals

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While an increasing number of Africans are enjoying higher living standards, countries in Sub-Saharan Africa should redouble efforts to ensure crises such as the current Ebola outbreak in West Africa do not reverse development achievements, … Continue reading

African Faith Leaders debate the Post MDGs Agenda

Kampala, Uganda, 2nd July 2014 The role of African faith leaders in promoting human development on the continent came to the fore at the beginning of a two-day African Faith Leaders’ Summit on Sustainable Development … Continue reading

Post 2015 Agenda: UN Millennium Campaign Supports African Faith Leaders

With the deadline to achieving the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) approaching, different levels of implementations as well as emerging development challenges have made it imperative to draw up a successor framework building on the success, … Continue reading

INJUVE DF (Mexico City) Joins the UN MY World Survey

The Youth Institute of the City of Mexico (Instituto de la Juventud del Distrito Federal - INJUVE DF) expects to collect the information of 1 million citizens from the City of Mexico for the MY World … Continue reading