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Superheroes Combat Climate Change

Dec 11, 2015 News, United Nations , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Comments are off

By Britta Schmitz   Paris, Dec. 11 – In September this year, the UN adopted the post-2015 development agenda and with it 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), also called the Global Goals. Various communication campaigns have been conducted to promote the SDGs, among them the launch of a new series of comic books. The UNICEF-backed initiative Comics Uniting Nations has released three books so far: Heroes for Change, Chakra – Gender Equality and Chakra – Climate Change.   The latest comic has been released on December 10. “We wanted to tie the release of that particular comic, which addresses goal [Read More]

How To Effectively Communicate Climate Change

Dec 10, 2015 News, United Nations , , , , , , , , , , , , , Comments are off

By Britta Schmitz   Paris, Dec. 9 – Goodwill Ambassadors Angélique Kidjo and Bianca Jagger joined activists and private sector representatives at a UN Roundtable Discussion on communicating climate change through informal channels in Paris-Le Bourget. In the age of social media there are many ways of communicating climate change and bringing people together, but often there is a lack of action. Finding effective ways of using media to raise awareness around climate change is essential to combating it, as we are all part of the solution.   “We’re seeing that people have limited attention span, they have more choice [Read More]

Chakra the Invincible and Mighty Girl fight against climate change

Dec 7, 2015 News, United Nations , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Comments are off

The launch of the new Chakra book to take place this week in Paris at COP21  NEW YORK, 6 December 2015 – Being a superhero is not always enough. Or so claim Chakra the Invincible and Mighty Girl. Comic book fans may be familiar with “Comics Uniting Nations” – an initiative developed by UN/UNICEF, NGOs PCI Media Impact and Reading With Pictures, creative talents, publishers and distributors from all over the world to raise awareness on the 17 global goals for sustainable development through the art of comics. Well, the saga continues and the challenges get bigger. After getting to [Read More]

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