MY World Website Launched to Gather Citizen Views on Post-2015 Priorities
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The UN Development Programme (UNDP), the UN Millennium Campaign, the Overseas Development Institute (ODI) and the World Wide Web Foundation launched the MYWorld website, where citizens can choose six priority issues for the post-2015 development agenda, from a list of 16.

Initial results will be submitted to the High-level Panel on the Post-2015 Development Agenda (HLP).

December 2012: The UN Development Programme (UNDP), the UN Millennium Campaign, the Overseas Development Institute (ODI) and the World Wide Web Foundation have launched the MY World website, a global options survey that aims to capture priorities for the post-2015 development agenda.

Survey results will be submitted to the High-level Panel on the Post-2015 Development Agenda (HLP) before its upcoming meetings in Liberia, Indonesia and the US. MY World will continue to gather responses until 2015, and share the results with the UN Secretary-General and other leaders involved in establishing the post-2015 development agenda.

MY World asks users to choose six priority issues that are most important for them and their family. Users select from a list of 16 issues: action on climate change; a good education; phone and internet access; affordable and nutritious food; an honest and responsive government; better transport and roads; better job opportunities; protection against crime and violence; access to clean water and sanitation; equality between men and women; political freedoms; reliable energy at home; protecting forests, rivers and oceans; support for people who cannot work; freedom from discrimination and persecution; and better healthcare. Users can also propose their own priority.

The website is available in all six UN languages. In January 2013, the survey will be available on mobile technologies. The survey is also expected to be available in paper form, with the aim of including the views of poor communities and those who are illiterate or digitally disconnected. [MY World Website]


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