"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. For a sustainable living carbon-neutral mobility is a key component. There have been numerous ways and technologies that aim to achieve this. Mass transit is always the most efficient way of transportation. However, we still have millions of vehicles circulating around the world. Most of these cars burn fossil fuels unfortunately. There […]
This month is a wonderful month. It is the month in which we celebrate all women. As March 8th commemorates gender equality and women, March is considered to be Women’s month. It is during this month that women from all over the world gather at the United Nations for the Commission on the Status of […]
By Elyas Harris. Given the recent and ongoing celebration of #Wildlifeday on March 3rd, we saw lots of stories on wildlife with a big emphasis on Big Cats. Wildlife is vital for the planet’s health, and its massively under threat by anthropogenic (human) activities and climate change. Beyond our destruction of pristine forests and biodiversity […]
By Elyas Harris. Understanding what is happening in our world is of paramount importance if we are to be concerned with progressing towards improving the state of it. We advocate for progress towards a better world in the specific shape of achieving the UN Sustainable Development Goals. This entails a world of dignity, peace, […]
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 […]