Lesotho’s MY World campaign launched by youth volunteers

MASERU–As the United Nations in Lesotho celebrated the 69th birthday of the UN with national and international partners last Friday, (October 24) it also formally introduced the Basotho people to MY World 2015, the United Nations Global Survey with the help of the United Nations Volunteers and volunteer-involving organizations like the Rise Up Youth Organization. “We […]

UN Volunteers in Ecuador roll out MY World at the Regional Youth Forum in Quito

UN Secretary General’s Envoy on Youth Ahmad Alhendawi praises UN Volunteers in Ecuador‘s mobilization and support to youth participation in the definition of the post2015 agenda through the MY World survey. UN Volunteers rolled out the MY World survey at the 2014 Regional Forum for Latina America and Caribbean (Foro Regional de Juventudes LAC 2014) in […]

UN Volunteers engage Bhutanese people in having their say at the UN

Source: UN Volunteers UN Volunteers engage Bhutanese people in having their say at the United Nations through the global MY World survey Nearly 800 people voiced out what matters to them most by voting in the global MY World survey at the Tarayana Fair in Thimphu, Bhutan on 2-4 May. UNDP Bhutan and UNV, in cooperation with […]

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 […]

25 Sept. MY World Partner Recognition Event and Award Ceremony

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 […]

Merel, Youth Volunteer for post-2015: Bangladesh

As part of the UNDG national consultations for the post-2015 development agenda in Bangladesh, the United Nations Resident Coordinator’s office and the United Nations Volunteers (UNV) programme have jointly led the first phase of the My World survey in Bangladesh through offline and online promotion of the survey. “As I joined the UNV Field Unit […]

MY World in Sudan

In Sudan, the United Nations Volunteers (UNV) programme is holding a number of workshops in 6 states: White Nile, Kassala, Gadarif, Blue Nile, Genina, Sinnar. The participants are coming from various national universities, such as the University of Khartoum, Jazeera University, Sudan University, Ahfad University, but also volunteer groups, NGOs, the Scouts and the Y Peer Networks. During the workshops, […]

Making every vote count in India

UNV Field Unit in India has mobilized thousands of Indians to vote for the My World Survey. Where internet or mobile options are not available, UNV’s partners at the grassroots level are supporting offline surveys since March 2013 reaching out to thousands of Indians to engage them in the post-2015 process. So far, about 2500 offline […]

UNV Jordan puts an “Eye on the Future”

Children and youth represent the future everywhere in this world –a truth more relevant now than ever, as half of the world’s population is under 25. Jordan is no exception in this respect. The Kingdom is a very young society, and the challenges that especially young Jordanians face in terms of unemployment and civic participation […]