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 […]

Climate-Migration Nexus Dialogue

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 […]

Are you a part of the solution? SHARE your work with the UN!

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 […]

Earth Day 2017

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 […]

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