Starting in January 2020, the United Nations will hold dialogues around the world and across borders, sectors and generations.
The aim is to is reach the global public; to listen to their hopes and fears; and to learn from their experiences.
The United Nations was founded in 1945 to support collective action to realize peace, development and human rights for all.
The UN75 initiative seeks to spark dialogue and action on how we can build a better world despite the many challenges we face.
While UN75 seeks to drive conversation in all segments of society - from classrooms to boardrooms, parliaments to village halls - it will place special emphasis on youth and those whose voices are too often marginalized or not heard in global affairs.
Through the upcoming dialogues, UN75 aims to build a global vision for the year 2045, the UN's centenary; to increase understanding of the threats to that future; and to drive collective action to realize that vision.
Global opinion polling and media analysis will be conducted in parallel to provide statistically representative data.
The views and ideas that are generated will be presented to world leaders
and senior UN officials at a high-profile event during the 75th Session of
the General Assembly in September 2020, and disseminated online and
through partners on an ongoing basis
There are no limits or requirements
for those who want to be a part of the conversation - physically or online.
The United Nations on Wednesday launched the biggest global conversation on the world's future: the UN75 dialogues. Views and ideas gathered throughout the year will be shared at a high-level event in September to… Read More