What Issues Matter to You Most? Tell the United Nations

The United Nations, specifically the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and United Nations Millennium Campaign, and some of its key partners, the Oversees Development Institute (ODI) and World Wide Web Foundation, have come together to create MY World, a global survey to gauge the personal interests and issues that matter most to people around the world from New York to Paris; from Sioux Falls to Rio. This new survey housed … Continue reading What Issues Matter to You Most? Tell the United Nations

A Rundown of Our Tweets from Social Good Summit Day 1

Today was the kickoff day to the first of three days of the Social Good Summit taking place in New York and around the world. Here is a complete rundown of our tweets from Day 1. Topics covered include maternal health, family planning, broadband access and global usage, Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), data access, Google Earth, and mobile broadband. Related articles Watch the Global Conversations … Continue reading A Rundown of Our Tweets from Social Good Summit Day 1

An Evening Celebrating the World’s Humanitarians

On Friday night I attended the “I Was Here” event at the United Nations headquarters in New York in celebration of World Humanitarian Day that is celebrated every year on August 19. In attendance was Beyonce who filmed the video for her song I Was Here  in the UN General Assembly Hall.  She donated her video to the  United Nations Office for the Coordination of Human … Continue reading An Evening Celebrating the World’s Humanitarians