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UNICEF Launches Climate Comic Contest for Children

Oct 18, 2017 Celebrities, News, United Nations , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Comments are off

Javits Convention Center, New York, USA, October 07 2017 – Comics Uniting Nations During the 3rd Day of the 2017 New York Comic Con today in New York City. Photo: Luiz Rampelotto/EuropaNewswir     by Britta Schmitz   UNITED NATIONS, Oct 18 2017 – The United Nation’s Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has launched a contest for young people to create their very own superhero comic against climate change. Everyone up to 25 years old is invited to participate and submit their ideas until 22 October 2017.   “Children and youth have a voice and are innovative, solution-oriented minds that the world [Read More]

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]

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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