Global Handwashing Day 2013, 15 December

Global Handwashing Day 2013, 15 December

Global Handwashing Day was originally created for children and schools, but can be celebrated by anyone promoting handwashing with soap. Each year, over 200 million people are involved in celebrations in over 100 countries around the world. Global Handwashing is endorsed by a wide array of governments, international institutions, civil society organizations, NGOs, private companies, … Continue reading

COPinMyCity: Warsaw in Kathmandu

COPinMyCity: Warsaw in Kathmandu

COP in MyCity is a youth-led project which ambitions to bridge the gap between climate negotiations (a.k.a. COPs) and the mainstream public, foster education and action about climate change locally and create an international community of youth climate leaders committed to the success of COP21 (2015). As COP19 will happen in Warsaw, Poland, in November this year, all COP in MyCity initiatives … Continue reading

UNertia: Turning Awareness into Action for a More Sustainable World

UNertia: Turning Awareness into Action for a More Sustainable World

UNertia is a campaign and competition that aims to encourage everyone, particularly young people, students and schools in the Asia-Pacific region, to engage in sustainable actions that will benefit their communities and address problems at the local level. UNertia is a response to the global “inertia” regarding sustainable development – we think it’s time to turn awareness into action for … Continue reading

Using ICT to End Extreme Poverty: Join the conversation

Using ICT to End Extreme Poverty: Join the conversation

What is the role of Information Communication Technology in development and how are ICT innovations making economies more inclusive, creating jobs, and aiding education and training? Discuss how ICTs can better empower poor citizens to access services, demand their rights, and gain opportunities. For more info visit the official website here >>>> “Striking Poverty”