Saturday, 29 November 2014

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UNRIC campaigns

In an organized effort to promote the work of the United Nations system, raise awareness and influence international decision making, there are a number of campaigns being organized throughout the year that the public can take part in.

The Future We Want

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TFWWNovember 2011 - The Future We Want is a global initiative to move beyond negative visions of the future and focus on the sustainability solutions that are ready to be implemented.

The campaign was launched in November 2011 by UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and Rio+20 Secretary-General Sha Zukang to promote the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, which took place in June 2012.

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7 Billion Actions

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7billion logoThe world’s population reached seven billion in October 2011. This unique moment in human history represented both an achievement and a challenge. A world of seven billion has implications for sustainability, urbanization, access to health services and youth empowerment – however, it also offers a rare call-to-action opportunity to renew global commitment for a healthy and sustainable world.

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Ending Hunger

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logo website EHThe EndingHunger movement is a growing community of people worldwide who are no longer willing to stand by while hundreds of millions fellow human beings go hungry. It grew out of "The 1billionhungry project" launched in May 2010.

Chronic hunger is a simple, nasty reality for the person who suffers. But bringing an end to hunger is a complex challenge.

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Say NO, UNiTE to End Violence Against Women

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sayNOSay NO, UNiTE to End Violence Against Women is the global platform for advocacy and action to End Violence against Women.

Say NO is asking if you know your facts on violence against women? Did you know that up to 70 percent of women may be abused in their lifetime? Take the Say NO quiz and get the facts!

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WeFeedback

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wefeedbackWeFeedback - social networking for social good: in an effort to encourage individuals to help feed tens of thousands of hungry children across the world, the United Nations World Food Programme(WFP) has created a social media platform through which people can share their favourite meals by making donations to the agency.

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End Poverty 2015

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endpoverty CMYKEnd poverty by 2015. This is the historic promise 189 world leaders made at the United Nations Millennium Summit in 2000 when they signed onto the Millennium Declaration and agreed to meet the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).

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