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Chris, K4Health

From the Social Good Summit floor: Balancing social media with humanity

As leaders gather this week at the United Nations to discuss the challenges and opportunities to meet the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) by 2015, Mashable, 92nd Street Y and the UN Foundation bro...

Tags: Millennium Development Goal, social media


Social Good Summit kicks off UN Week

Couldn't get to the Social Good Summit yourself?  Sloane Berrent, writing for Halogen TV, keeps us posted on how social media for social good became the theme of the day. Did you know that every S...

Tags: Millennium Development Goal, social media


Reaching the Millennium Development Goals through innovation

Innovation and new technologies are tackling old challenges and accelerating progress toward meeting the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). In this video Erica Kotchi from UNICEF Innovation addresse...

Tags: Digital media, Millennium Development Goals, Mobile phone, social media, technology

Vanessa, UNFPA

Need a refresher on the 8 Millennium Development Goals?

If you want to get beyond the statistics to the human story of the Millennium Development Goals, start here. From Jamaican dairy farmers, to Sri Lankan students, to pregnant women in Bangladesh, t...

Tags: Millennium Development Goal

Nora, ONE Campaign

1 important goal

Where do we stand with Universal Education for all by 2015 (MDG2)? Nora Coghlan from the ONE Campaign reports from the Summit floor. September 20, 2010 Earlier this morning, I listened to a pow...

Tags: education, Millennium Development Goal

Vanessa, UNFPA

Greenpeace unfriends Facebook, and social media takes media

When Facebook veered away from Environmental Sustainability (MDG7), Greenpeace voiced their concern with a strategy that used Facebook as a platform for change at Facebook. Take a look at how they lau...

Tags: climate change, Environment, Millennium Development Goal, social media
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