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Why the United Nations is Turning to Crowdsourcing to Launch its ’7 Billion Actions’ Campaign
document Crowd Creativity, Distributed Knowledge

According to the UN Crowdsourcing is the perfect analogue for showing the connections between each person on the planet. That is why, the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) is challenging...

Rebecca GutierrezJun 09, 2011 12:29 am GMT1720 views
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Why the United Nations is Turning to Crowdsourcing to Launch its ’7 Billion Actions’ Campaign
The United Nations chooses its crowdsourced logo design
document Crowd Creativity

According to campaign Director, Alvaro Serrano, the UN opted to crowdsource its campaign’s public image because “The 7 Billion Actions Campaign will illustrate the inter-connected world that 7...

Benjamin FosselJul 10, 2011 03:23 am GMT1980 views
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The United Nations chooses its crowdsourced logo design
United Nation gets its Logo Design through Crowdsourcing!
document Crowd Creativity

“The 7 Billion Actions Campaign will illustrate the inter-connected world that 7billion people share with each other, the issues and challenges they face, and the actions they are taking to improve...

Claire MackayFeb 02, 2012 01:35 pm GMT2090 views
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United Nation gets its Logo Design through Crowdsourcing!
Spigit Powers Innovation at the United Nations
document Tools

Spigit's leading platform will underpin and host specific challenges for UNHCR, activate crowds and enable purposeful social innovation that drives engagement and change.This grassroots...

Tim SatterthwaiteAug 13, 2013 04:07 am GMT1088 views
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Spigit Powers Innovation at the United Nations
7 Billion, National Geographic Magazine
video Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

This 3 minute video nicely explains the 7 Billion milestone! But this video doesn't only introduce National Geographic and 7billion.org's initiative. It's an eye-opener of what the...

Archenette EvangelioJun 09, 2011 05:32 am GMT1684 views
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7 Billion, National Geographic Magazine
Social Media at the United Nations: Engagement, Crowdsourcing and Cause Marketing…in 6 Languages
document Tools

Last December, the UN launched a social media campaign to encourage people to get involved in the global human rights movement, inspired by the role played by tools such as Facebook and Twitter...

Pablo BracciniFeb 01, 2012 06:47 am GMT1081 views
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Social Media at the United Nations: Engagement, Crowdsourcing and Cause Marketing…in 6 Languages
Young People Crowdsource Recommendations For United Nations Agency
document Distributed Knowledge

Through the process of crowdsourcing on CrowdOutAIDS, young people proposed six key recommendations for the UNAIDS Secretariat, including: 1.) Strengthen young people’s skills for effective...

Fritz SchaeferApr 27, 2012 11:31 pm GMT1002 views
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Young People Crowdsource Recommendations For United Nations Agency
Explore this collection of 200+ free humanitarian icons created by the United Nations
document Crowd Creativity

Everything on the Noun Project is in the public domain, which allows for all of the pictographs/symbols/icons to be used and remixed for any purpose. This collection of pictographs is well...

Tonya Van Dijk Aug 24, 2012 02:59 am GMT748 views
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Explore this collection of 200+ free humanitarian icons created by the United Nations
Minecraft Partners With United Nations For Urban Planning
article Crowd Creativity

Minecraft changed the video game industry by selling millions of downloads of an indie game. Now the free-form building game is inviting players to help redesign real-world locations around the...

Fritz SchaeferSep 06, 2012 10:33 pm GMT2058 views
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Minecraft Partners With United Nations For Urban Planning
@GetLauncht Speaks to United Nations Staff About Opportunities for #Crowdfunding and International Development
blog Crowdfunding

Launcht was invited to speak to the United Nations Development Programme staff by the Knowledge, Innovation and Capacity Group of the Bureau for Development Policy. This morning, CEO Freeman...

Yen LeOct 02, 2012 06:07 pm GMT695 views
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@GetLauncht Speaks to United Nations Staff About Opportunities for #Crowdfunding and International Development
Crowdsourcing the next global development agenda
article Distributed Knowledge

For the first time in history, the United Nations is engaging hundreds of thousands of people around the world in shaping an important global agenda: the next generation of anti-poverty goals....

Rebecca GutierrezMay 30, 2013 01:24 pm GMT1513 views
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Crowdsourcing the next global development agenda
The United Nations Foundation Partners with The Millennial Trains Project to Support Civic-Minded Young Entrepreneurs
document Open Innovation

The United Nations Foundation announced a new partnership with The Millennial Trains Project (MTP) to promote social change during a transcontinental train trek across America. “From mobile...

Fiona MaresAug 07, 2013 04:57 am GMT1086 views
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The United Nations Foundation Partners with The Millennial Trains Project to Support Civic-Minded Young Entrepreneurs
MIT Sloan’s Climate CoLab Contest winners present proposals to the United Nations and U.S. Congress
document Distributed Knowledge

Focusing on the green economy, which will be a key theme at the UN’s Rio+20 Conference in June 2012, participants in the 2011 Climate CoLab Contest were asked to submit proposals with either a...

Archenette EvangelioJan 20, 2012 08:15 am GMT3010 views
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MIT Sloan’s Climate CoLab Contest winners present proposals to the United Nations and U.S. Congress
National Geographic Traveler Magazine Selects Its 2013 Travelers of the Year
document Distributed Knowledge

"We looked for extraordinary travelers doing inspiring things. People who embrace the world and all that's in it — and who have learned some valuable lessons along the way," said...

Tim SatterthwaiteOct 23, 2013 05:34 am GMT1135 views
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National Geographic Traveler Magazine Selects Its 2013 Travelers of the Year
A Possible Role for Crowdsourcing at the United Nations?
document Distributed Knowledge

If a similar process could work for Global Pulse, it could help leaders gather the hard evidence they need to intervene with agile, targeted policy responses to protect these families from...

Archenette EvangelioNov 28, 2010 06:35 pm GMT5598 views
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A Possible Role for Crowdsourcing at the United Nations?
Texas Woman Named Semi-Finalist of National Moms in Business Grant
document Crowdfunding

The National Association For Moms In Business has partnered with peerbackers.com – a crowdfunding site dedicated to helping entrepreneurs fund their projects – to provide the grant’s crowdfunding...

Rebecca GutierrezMay 05, 2011 08:20 am GMT1881 views
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Texas Woman Named Semi-Finalist of National Moms in Business Grant
7 Billion People
site Distributed Knowledge / Global Issues

Born from a unique gathering of leaders from media, corporations, NGOs, universities, and grassroots organizations, 7 Billion Actions is a global movement open to every organization and individual...

Archenette EvangelioJun 09, 2011 02:26 am GMT6302 views
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7 Billion People
United Nations and 'One Day on Earth' Prepare to Launch The First Truly Global Film Premiere
document Distributed Knowledge

According to Kyle Ruddick, founder and director of One Day on Earth, the film is a celebration of diversity that is a part of humanity's individual nature. Futhermore, he says that the film...

Jayne AnnNov 17, 2011 02:55 pm GMT745 views
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United Nations and 'One Day on Earth' Prepare to Launch The First Truly Global Film Premiere
The United Nations & UrtheCast Partner Up to Monitor Humanitarian Relief From Space
document Tools

When the UrtheCast cameras are launched, image data will be offered by means of a consumer-centric website. The platform will be open-source, allowing users to create applications for sale on the...

Harshida PatelJul 19, 2012 05:46 am GMT827 views
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The United Nations & UrtheCast Partner Up to Monitor Humanitarian Relief From Space
How the Search for Genghis Khan Helped the United Nations Map Refugees in Somalia
document Distributed Knowledge

In their phenomenal project, Valley of the Kahns, National Geographic crowdsourced the analysis of high resolution satellite imagery in the search for clues to an 800 year old mystery, the...

Claire MackayJul 29, 2012 10:24 am GMT860 views
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How the Search for Genghis Khan Helped the United Nations Map Refugees in Somalia
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