"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.
By Elyas Harris. As you know there are many ways of generating energy. Some of them are green and some are not. Most of the energy produced over the last century and even today is still brown, fossil-fuel based, and simply-put bad for the environment. For example companies may use coal or petrol. These ways […]
Guest blog by Papa Dembele: My name is Papa Thiecoro Dembele from Senegal, West Africa and I am currently serving as a Public Information Assistant at the United Nations. As a result of my initiative, the Guided Tours Unit of the UN recently launched a specialized tour for Black History Month. Visitors can see: The Security Council Chamber; Exhibits […]
by Elyas Harris. Every year new type of electronics are being sold to the public. Have you ever thought about what happens to the old electronics? Probably not… they usually sit in your drawer and collect dust or they sit in a landfill and leach toxic chemicals into the ground. E-waste has been an emerging […]
by Elyas Harris. At the moment there is a huge amount of plastic waste circulating in the world. It keeps growing too. Beyond global efforts to reduce, reuse, and recycle, this trend is still increasing unfortunately. However, more can be done and highlighting some positive examples can be helpful in reducing plastic waste globally. Plastic […]
by Elyas Harris It a safe to say that in many ways the world moves to the beat of the financial markets, and these are in driven by quarterly financian statements of corporations. However, either through government spending or our own spending, we as a global society have increasingly become more aware about the impact […]
by Elyas Harris, January 27th is the international holocaust remembrance day. It is a day in which we remember the fallen and their suffering. It is an opportunity for all of us to remember the massive failures of human beings towards their own humanity. It is a time for us to understand that we must […]