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

Wednesday 17 December, New York 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, commissioned by the UN Millennium Campaign, assessed a variety of citizen feedback initiatives around the world which focus […]

United for MY World during the General Assembly

The night of September 25, 2013 was a remarkable time for MY World. Even though it was held during the week of General Assembly, the busiest time of the United Nations, our partner recognition event was greeted with overwhelmingly interests and engagement. The crowd drew to the exhibition space in UNICEF House, New York, where […]

Building Kazakhstan’s Future, One Vote at a Time

contributed by UNV Kazakhstan, Josefine Ulbrich (UNV Intern for Youth Networks & Volunteering) On International Youth Day 2013, taking the continuation of the National Consultation process into their own hands, 16 youth volunteers engaged the Kazakhs in an open conversation about their priorities for the post-2015 development agenda. They contributed to the offline roll out […]

The UN engages citizens around the world to take part in shaping the future global development agenda


New York, 12 March 2013—The United Nations and partners invite people all over the world to participate in setting the world’s future development agenda by voting in an innovative survey known as MY World, the United Nations global survey for a better world.

Presented by the UN and partners this week, MY World provides an extraordinary pathway for citizens to have a say in what development priorities world leaders should include in the next development framework.

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