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Stephan Schmidt + Megumi Nishikura, UNU media studio

Our World 2.0

PRESENTED ON MAR 31, 2010
IN TOKYO @ VOL 71
UNU Media Studio presents a user manual for a new world operating system. www.ourworld.unu.edu
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The Rhythms of the Natural World

BY KRISTINA DRYZA
@ VOL 90 ON MAR 28, 2012

How in tune are we with the rhythms that surround us? In her presentation, Kristina reveals how we can become more alive by recognizing the rhythms that govern our lives. (in English)

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Hunger in Our Backyard

BY STACEY HURLIN
@ VOL 2 ON OCT 18, 2013

Hunger is still a global problem. It is not just in poor nations, but in the United States as well. 35 million americans don't know where their next meal is coming from. 1 in 5 children go to school hungry every day because they don't have enough food at home. Stacey Hurlin goes into great detail about world hunger and presents ways we can help combat it.

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Our World of Water

BY MICHAEL CERVIN
@ VOL 12 ON OCT 29, 2014

A fluid look at the good, the bad and the ugly of our planet’s most valuable resource.

Michael Cervin has been writing about water issues for over a decade. He is the Senior Editor for Bottled Water Web, and author of the book, “Our World of Water: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly of Earth’s Most Critical Resource,” and the author of a water blog, This World of Water. He has been a water judge at the Berkeley Springs International Water Tasting for seven years, and was invited by the Chinese government to participate in the Golden Headwater Protection Summit in Beijing, China. His water articles have appeared on FoxNews, the Santa Barbara News-Press, The Tasting Panel, Draft, Food & Beverage World, The Pacific Coast Business Times, Goldenseal, the Ventura County Reporter and many others.

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A Place for Birds in Our Lives

BY GIRI ATHREY
@ VOL 3 ON JUN 02, 2015

Birds are all around us, enrich our lives in multiple ways and are a key to our colorful future, yet they often fade from our mind. Giri Athrey talks about his work with birds that aims to feed the world, while also saving the world's bounty of birds. He presents a case for why we cannot chicken out of our relationship with birds and invites you to make space for birds, not just on your plates, but also in your lives.

 

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Cultural Journey with Snuneymuxw First Nations

BY GERALDINE MANSON
@ VOL 2 ON SEP 26, 2015

Experience the Snuneymuxw First Nations through the eyes of Tribal Elder Geraldine Manson. This emotional presentation invites us to reflect on the past while looking to the present, and future of our relationship with the Snuneymuxw.

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The United Nations of Food

BY CHARLES BIBILOS
@ VOL 7 ON DEC 04, 2015

Hear Charles Bibilos, writer of the United Nations of Food blog, talk about his quest to eat food from every country in the world (160 countries), without ever leaving New York City. Yum!

Help Charles finish his quest! Help him eat: East Timor, North Korea, Papua New Guinea, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Botswana, Burundi, Central African Republic, Djibouti, The Gambia, Kenya, Mauritania, Mauritius, Namibia, Republic of the Congo (Congo-Brazzaville), Rwanda, Swaziland, Togo, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe

If you can help, or want to go out to eat with Charles, email him at unitednationsoffood@gmail.com

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SDGs? CBD? LT&C? - And what have penguins got to do with this?

BY PETER PROKOSCH
@ VOL 7 ON MAR 31, 2016

What future do we want? What are our Sustainable Development Goals? How can everybody do good for the future of the world? What is the best recipe to safeguard all the dierent creatures of the world? And what do penguins have to do with this? Peter Prokosch, Founder and Chairman of Linking Tourism & Conservation, is here to enlighten us.

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Our Heritage

BY SMRITI PATHAK
@ VOL 8 ON SEP 30, 2017

Smriti Pathak shares her thoughts on heritage and their role in our lives.

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Our Story

BY MILADIN BOGETIC
@ VOL 9 ON MAY 09, 2019

Miladin Bogetic is currently working as a communicator responsible for social media and outreach activities of UN Geneva. In the past he has worked for the ICRC in Ukraine, UN peacekeeping in Lebanon and the diplomatic service of Montenegro. But how did it all start? Miladin will share his story.