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The United Nations and partners have teamed up to put in place an innovative global survey, known as MY World, so people can participate in the post-2015 process telling us the changes that would make the most difference to their lives: the worldwewant2015 global effort
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On behalf of Ravi Karkara, Expert Youth Lead, 2 United Nations Plaza - NY, "We would like to invite you to give the heads-up to your social media networks on the MY World website going live on Friday December 21st 2012. The aim of this action is to inform your constituencies and partners about MY World (www.myworld2015.org) and encourage them to participate in this initiative, which as you know is fully integrated into thewww.worldwewant201…
UCPSARnet participated in the International Solidarity Forum (ISF) organized by the World Youth Alliance. United Nations, New York City. April 16-19, 2012
Dr. Wosinski (Facilitator of UCPSARnet) and Osee Romeo (Associate Faciitator) had meetings with the UN Peace Building Office, UN Foundation, World Youth Alliance, GAID, and "Funding for NGOs.org".
Osee Romeo had completed WYA's Track A training program, and is certified by the regional director. From April 16-19, he participated in the 9th International Solidarity Forum orgainzed by World Youth Alliance (WYA). Hosted at the United Nations in New York, the ISF brought together WYA members from…
- WYA International Arts Forum
- WYA's 2013 Manhattan International Film Festival
Accepting Applications for WYA's International Arts Forum, November 9th - November 11th, 2012
May 09, 2012 12:00 am -- September 20, 2012 12:00 am
November 9th-November 11th, 2012, the World Youth Alliance will present an International Arts Forum. This event will gather artists from a variety of disciplines, arts scholars, arts supporters, and arts critics to discuss the relationship between arts and the human person, and the role of arts in society. The weekend program will include…
Meeting Purpose: Closing comments and some upcoming plans
Date: April 27, 2012
Time: 9am – 11am
Though this was the final official meeting of the team, we still have some follow up to do on various projects. The Forks for Change club still has to orchestrate elections for the leadership of the club next semester, and Forks for Change also will get a small team together to get started early on applying for sponsorships for the It Takes One project that was postponed to the Fall 2012 semester. There is still follow up to do regarding the Leadership Summit in China, the books collected by…
Meeting Purpose: What can we do for this final week?
Date: April 20, 2012
Time: 9am – 11am
Since we were unable to get a media-help workshop going for this meeting we instead took the time to discuss the last steps to take for projects we have been working on and also took time to discuss what we would like to see run differently. Our final meeting will be next Friday and that will be the time to get updates on all of the meetings Dr. Wosinski and Osee had this week as well as to close with suggestions as to what changes should go about to help the executive team run more effectively.…
Meeting Purpose: To discuss the best way to go about inviting Liberal Arts Universities in the US about the Summit and to dedicate time to sending out the invitations.
Date: April 6, 2012
Time: 9am – 11am
As today there is also a Symposium on "Trade and Investment Opportunities in Liberia" taking place in Phoenix, the members of the team who elected not to attend the symposium instead met up in the computing commons for a working meeting.
The first part of the meeting was dedicated to going over the invitation letters to email out to contacts in the United States. And the second part was left for doing more research on Liberal Arts Universities/sending out the emails.
Once again, the…
There is no executive team meeting today due to Arizona State University's Spring Break Vacation. Meetings will resume next week 9am to 11am as usual. I hope you all have a great spring break week.
Are you having challenges monitoring/evaluating and documenting achievements related to building community partnerships and other outreach components of your programs? Journal articles tend to be devoid of such issues/projects and subsequently the National Institutes of Health has just released(Feb. 2012) the PEPH Evaluation Metrics Manual providing ideas on how to measure success on: i. partnerships ii. leveraging iii. products/dissemination iv. education/training v.capacity building vi.…
I came across this provocative article yesterday and I think its spot on. Many times very well-intentioned people who feel compelled to work in development are actually making the problem worse. The article discusses "Tom's Shoes" and the rapper 50 Cent's work, amongst other things. Check it out; I think you will find it interesting......
TESA President Susana Pesis reaches community though radio and finalizes agreement with Canal Rural.
Wednesday, April 6th, Su was interviewed by Radio Palermo's Analía Brodsky about environmental education in argentina, what we lack and where we're going in that arena. She took some very interesting calls from listeners and answered questions varying from the fate of plastic bottles to how best to explain to children about responsible water usage. We are grateful to Analía for the chance to reach the community on such a level, and to Radio Palermo for hosting us.
Friday, April 8th, Antonio…
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