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Australian Launch of MY World Survey

Director of UNIC Canberra speaking at the Australian launch of the MY World Survey  at the United Nations Association of Australia Annual Conference.The Director of UNIC Canberra, Mr Christopher Woodthorpe launched the United Nations global survey for a better world, the MY World survey at the Annual United Nations Association of Australia conference on the 9th of August, 2013. Speaking at the launch, which was held at the Australian National University, Mr Woodthorpe urged all Continue reading

UN announces new youth participation mechanisms

On International Youth Day, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon (at podium) speaks to young people. To his right is Ahmad Alhendawi, Envoy on Youth. UN Photo/Mark GartenSecretary-General Ban Ki-moon held an interactive dialogue with young people across the world and launched an online United Nations Platform for Youth in conjunction with his Special Envoy on this issue. “Your generation is the largest the world has Continue reading

MY World global survey needs YOU to reach #1millionvotes!

Take the MY World Global Survey! - A Good EducationWith over 800 000 votes cast so far, the United Nations global survey for a better world, MY World, is close to reaching the 1 million votes mark! We need YOUR support to reach this target before the UN General Assembly meets in September to bring the voices of the people directly to world leaders and help influence the next development agenda. Continue reading

‘MY World’ survey hits half a million votes

MY World - United Nations Survey for a better worldOver 575,000 citizens have already voted for the issues that would make the most difference to their lives, providing, for the first time ever, real-time and real-world intelligence on what people think about the biggest challenges facing them and their families. The top trending issues globally are ‘a good education’, ‘better healthcare’ and ‘an honest and responsive government’. Continue reading

Protecting forests, rivers and oceans a top priority for Australians as voting in MY World survey continues!

MY World Australia Results - MayAlmost 8000 Australians have voted in the United Nations MY World Global Survey for a better world! The results so far show that the top three issues of concern are ‘Protecting forests, rivers and oceans’, ‘Access to clean water and sanitation’ and ‘Affordable and nutritious food’. The survey which will run until 2015 aims to capture people’s voices, priorities and views, so that global leaders Continue reading