MFSI at United Nations (iPhone pic by Aaron Sylvan) taken 2017-09-14 image#001
MFSI at United Nations (photo by Aaron Sylvan) taken 2017-09-14 image#002
Aaron Sylvan at United Nations EcoSoc Chamber for MFSI2017
Astronauts, including first Female and first Muslim Space Tourist Anousheh Ansari
Cannes Lions supporting the SDGs at United Nations by using the global strength of its brand to give awards for SDG work
Joyce King Thomas and Ariana Stolarz talk about “fearless girl”, the ad campaign that created her, and the public upwelling of support that caused her to remain.
Why do we need a “Gender Equality Award”? Because only 4% of women in the world consider themselves beautiful. As a man who loves his daughter, wife, and mother, I find this deeply saddening.
For media executives wishing to “do no harm”, someone suggested we all take this Gender Equality Pledge
Jakob Trollbäck discussing how iconography for The Global Goals can help to further the discussion about them.
Aaron Sylvan at United Nations (wall of SDGs) taken 2017-09-14
Comics by Ovie Mughelli fulfill a dream of inspiring youth at United Nations
Comics explain that SDGs belong to the world, not to the UN (photo by Aaron Sylvan) taken 2017-09-14
When I walked out of the UN building, I crossed an angry picket Line, protesting the rights of Rohingya — and accusing *me* of being unsupportive of their cause because I’m not boycotting the UN. Frustrating, to receive this critique WHILE attending meetings where people are rallying to help others.
SDG Live at United Nations (photo by Aaron Sylvan) taken 2017-09-14
Aaron Sylvan at United Nations for #SDGLive (discussion about Sustainable Development Goals)
The Trusteeship Council room is almost never used any more. It was created to help recently-freed nations to establish their sovereignty and start their own governments — but since the UN was created, so many nations have been freed that the room is almost never used any more. I consider this a beautiful success story!