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

Meet the new UN Millennium Campaign Director, Mitchell Toomey!

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15 January 2015 Greetings MY World and World We Want Partners, With the beginning of a new year, we are pleased to introduce you to Mr. Mitchell Toomey, who has taken on the post as … Continue reading

A note from Corinne Woods

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Dear Friends, Happy New Year and thank you for your partnership with the UN Millennium Campaign whether through the MY World Survey, the World We Want 2015, the End Open Defecation Campaign or the work … Continue reading

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

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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

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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

A World That Counts: Mobilising The Data Revolution for Sustainable Development

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Never again should it be possible to say “ we didn’t know.” No one should be invisible. This is the world we want – a world that counts. The Secretary-General’s Independent Expert Advisory Group on … 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

MDG 8 Report: The State of the Global Partnership for Development

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In its latest report, the MDG Gap Task Force found much progress towards achieving the goals set under MDG 8. There was a notable increase in official development assistance, a breakthrough in trade negotiations in … Continue reading