This has possibilities!
A message from the United Nations Non-Governmental Liaison Service mentions U.N. efforts to set development priorities for the year 2015 and beyond.
You can make your voice heard on the issues here: http://www.myworld2015.org
My choices were:
- phone and internet access
- equality between men and women
- a good education
- affordable and nutritious food
- access to clean water and sanitation
- action taken onclimate change
The survey ends with an opportunity to add your own issue. Of course I wrote about our petition for universal parenting education http://bit.ly/XGkfUf because…
Universal parenting education can go a long way toward addressing many of the above challenges and others mentioned. I undertook the petition initiative on behalf of the International Federation for Parenting Education (FIEP, in French) http://www.fiep-ifpe.fr which will be 50 years old in 2014, the 20th anniversary of the UN’s International Year of the Family.
I serve on the FIEP board and very much want to see the organization go forward into the next 50 years with a strong global presence and the ability to reach and support parents and parenting educators around the world.