When: 25 September 2013, 6:15 pm (EST)
Where: Danny Kaye Center. UNICEF House, 3 UN Plaza, New York
Thanks to the support of over 700 partners worldwide, MY World, the United Nations survey for a better world, has mobilized over 850,000 participants in 194 countries.
By September 2013, we will have reached 1 million votes and this turning point provides the perfect backdrop for a MY World Partner Recognition Event and MY World Award Ceremony.
The MY World Awards will recognize the work of those partners who have stood out for their performance in the promotion of the MY World survey at the national or international level.
Organized by the United Nations Millennium Campaign, UN Foundation, United Nations Volunteers Programme and UNICEF; MY World´s Partner Recognition Event and MY World Award Ceremony will take place the framework of the UN General Assembly in New York on 22-27 September 2013.
Ms. Amina J Mohammed, Special Adviser to the Secretary General on Post-2015 Development Planning, Ms. Corinne Woods, Global Director UN Millennium Campaign, Mr. Richard Dictus, Executive Coordinator of the United Nations Volunteers (UNV) programme, and Mr. Youth-Ahmad Alhendawi, UN Secretary General’s Envoy will some of the High-level United Nations officials attending this initiaive.
The audience will also include representatives of other UN Member States present at the UN General Assembly, members of the press and media, civil society representatives and representatives of the corporate sector.
The MY World Partner Recognition Awards will include a total of 10 awards distributed across the following categories:
- MY World Volunteerism Award
- MY World Innovation Award
- MY World Outreach Award (5 awards):
- Asia-Pacific & Oceania
- Arab States
- Latin America & Caribbean
- Europe & North America
- MY World Communications Award.
- MY World Outstanding Contribution Award
- MY World People’s Choice Award
For more information: Award rules