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Superheroes Combat Climate Change

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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]

Comics Uniting Nations

Nov 2, 2015 News, United Nations , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Comments are off

Sean Southey, PCI Media Impact: “New books under way on climate change ahead of COP21 and on hunger. Trying to add major comic characters” NEW YORK – World leaders preparing to meet in Paris from November 30 to December 11, 2015 to reach a binding agreement on climate change should know that superheroes will join the conversation as well. During the days of the COP21, in fact, a new comic book on the issue will be launched as part of “Comics Uniting Nations”, a series aiming to raise awareness on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) through the art of comics. [Read More]

T.H.U.N.D.E.R. Agents to hit to big screen in 2018 and become a TV series

Oct 14, 2015 News, United Nations , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Comments are off

NEW YORK – Chakra the Invincible, the comic character created by Stan Lee and Sharad Devarajan, is been enlisted along with other major superheroes by the United Nations. Their mission will be to help reach and tell a worldly audience about the 17 global goals for sustainable development. Ranging from ending poverty to ensuring food security for all, from protecting the planet to guaranteeing peace, justice and strong institutions, the 2030 agenda, which was adopted on 25 September 2015 at the UN by world leaders, can only be met if “governments, the private sector, civil society and people like you” [Read More]

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