"With the equivalent of 5% of global military spending we could eradicate poverty forever and transition from fossil fuels to renewable energy..."
What is the Give Me 5 Campaign?
The Give Me 5 Campaign is a campaigning and advocacy organisation with members in over 30 countries taking action to achieve the UN Sustainable Development Goals.
We believe in the fight for human rights of present and future generations.
We empower advocates to understand the importance of the UN Sustainable Development Goals and to take action within their own communities.
Many environmentalists say they are fighting to preserve the world as we know it- the trees, the plants, the animals, the Amazon, etc. I, without a doubt, am no different. Being in nature gives me a sense of serenity and calmness that nothing else does. But us- within the environmental community- already know what is […]
We are thrilled to introduce our second newest member of the Give Me 5! team, Savio! We are grateful to have him on board and looking forward to collaborating with him on future projects. Savio has done us the honor of writing up a post by way of introduction, so without further ado: My […]
Happy Wednesday, Global Advocates! #InCaseYouMissedIt The Give Me 5! Campaign has been experiencing some exciting changes, and we are thrilled to welcome two new members to the team! In this post, we will introduce Amanda Colombo, our new Social Media and Communications Specialist! Amanda, a native of Wallington, New Jersey, is a graduate of Saint […]
The issues of climate change and forced migration (displacement) are intersecting in an ever-growing number of ways and geographical contexts. Their nexus is also tethered to every one of the SDGS: poverty and unemployment; food, housing, energy, and water insecurity; cultural, identity, sovereignty, and governance concerns. The new IDMC report from 2017 reflects that over […]
On behalf of the UN Environment Management Group (a coordination mechanism of 42 UN agencies and institutions for the environment), I would like to extend a very warm invitation to the Give Me 5 Community and all of you who decidedly work for the betterment of people and planet, to the first e-discussion by the UN Environment Management […]
Every year on April 22 since 1970, the United Nations observes International Mother Earth Day, or simply, “Earth Day”. The UN partners with the Earth Day Network to raise awareness around the globe and bring our attention to the needs of the planet, rather than our own individual needs, through events and publications. “International Mother […]