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Why the United Nations is Turning to Crowdsourcing to Launch its ’7 Billion Actions’ Campaign
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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 GMT1851 views
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Why the United Nations is Turning to Crowdsourcing to Launch its ’7 Billion Actions’ Campaign
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 GMT2254 views
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United Nation gets its Logo Design through Crowdsourcing!
5 crowdsourcing examples on how the United Nations open up
article Open Innovation

There is no doubt that crowdsourcing has great potential; particularly in the case of the United Nations. One clear advantage of open innovation for the UN is that it allows it to test its...

Jason RobbinsJun 04, 2014 02:23 am GMT912 views
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5 crowdsourcing examples on how the United Nations open up
The United Nations chooses its crowdsourced logo design
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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 GMT2111 views
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The United Nations chooses its crowdsourced logo design
Social Media at the United Nations: Engagement, Crowdsourcing and Cause Marketing…in 6 Languages
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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 GMT1272 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 GMT1129 views
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Young People Crowdsource Recommendations For United Nations Agency
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 GMT2247 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
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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 GMT811 views
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@GetLauncht Speaks to United Nations Staff About Opportunities for #Crowdfunding and International Development
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 GMT1404 views
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The United Nations Foundation Partners with The Millennial Trains Project to Support Civic-Minded Young Entrepreneurs
Spigit Powers Innovation at the United Nations
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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 GMT1358 views
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Spigit Powers Innovation at the United Nations
7 Billion, National Geographic Magazine
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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 GMT1788 views
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7 Billion, National Geographic Magazine
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 GMT2736 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 GMT6822 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 GMT2056 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 GMT9674 views
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7 Billion People
The United Nations & UrtheCast Partner Up to Monitor Humanitarian Relief From Space
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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 GMT1006 views
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The United Nations & UrtheCast Partner Up to Monitor Humanitarian Relief From Space
Explore this collection of 200+ free humanitarian icons created by the United Nations
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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 GMT855 views
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Explore this collection of 200+ free humanitarian icons created by the United Nations
Crowdsourcing the next global development agenda
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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 GMT1680 views
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Crowdsourcing the next global development agenda
National Archives contributing to US historic photo map
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NARA is contributing images from its vast collections to a crowdsourced, nationwide Google map of the United States superimposed with photographs dating from the 1840s to the present. The online...

Fiona MaresJan 10, 2012 11:53 pm GMT1956 views
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National Archives contributing to US historic photo map
MIT Sloan’s Climate CoLab Contest winners present proposals to the United Nations and U.S. Congress
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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 GMT3128 views
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MIT Sloan’s Climate CoLab Contest winners present proposals to the United Nations and U.S. Congress
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