“Small is Beautiful: Economics as if People Mattered” and Sustainable Development

Written by Prof. Basilio G. Monteiro Director of the Institute for International Communications at St. John's University Even at an exclusively dedicated conference on
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“Small is Beautiful: Economics as if People Mattered” and Sustainable Development

The Give Me 5 Campaign is proud partner of Smart City X

The Give Me 5 Campaign is proud partner of Smart City X, a student-led workshop on the 23rd & 24th
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The Give Me 5 Campaign is proud partner of Smart City X

Check Out Our Latest Publication!

The past few months have been a whirlwind over here at Give Me 5! In addition to welcoming our latest
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Check Out Our Latest Publication!

Staff Stories: Why I Joined the Give Me 5! Campaign

Many environmentalists say they are fighting to preserve the world as we know it- the trees, the plants, the animals,
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Staff Stories: Why I Joined the Give Me 5! Campaign
"With the equivalent of 5% of global military spending we could eradicate poverty forever and transition from fossil fuels to renewable energy..."

 

"We spend 152 times more on defense than in the United Nations system"
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"We need an extra 90 billion $USD per year from the public sector to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals"
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"We already spend 17 times more on defense than the total cost of the Sustainable Development Goals"
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"With the equivalent of 5% of global military spending we can pay for the Sustainable Development Goals"
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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.

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“Small is Beautiful: Economics as if People Mattered” and Sustainable Development

Written by Prof. Basilio G. Monteiro Director of the Institute for International Communications at St. John’s University Even at an exclusively dedicated conference on Sustainable Development and Small Entrepreneurs, organized by the International Academy for Small/Medium Business, this year at Buenos Aires, Argentina, (June 29-July 1), one could not escape the doctrine of “economies of scale” preached by […]

The Give Me 5 Campaign is proud partner of Smart City X

The Give Me 5 Campaign is proud partner of Smart City X, a student-led workshop on the 23rd & 24th of September, 2017 dedicated to smart systems and sensors and their applications in the monitoring of infrastructures, water resources, and public health. The workshop will take place at Norman D. Hébert Conference Room (Room 2.260), […]

Check Out Our Latest Publication!

The past few months have been a whirlwind over here at Give Me 5! In addition to welcoming our latest team members, Savio and Amanda, we are excited to announce that an article written by three of our founding team members has been published in the Seton Hall Journal of Diplomacy and International Relations! Juan […]

Staff Stories: Why I Joined the Give Me 5! Campaign

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 […]

ICYMI Part II: Welcome Savio Monteiro to the Team!

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 […]

#ICYMI: Welcome Amanda Colombo to the Team!

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 […]

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Amanda Colombo
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