Author Archive

20
Sep

Watch TEDxUNPlaza

Watch the TEDxUNPlaza sessions here: Session 1: Women Empowerment Session 2: Change Everything Session 3: Ideas into Action Session 4: Being Human We will be releasing the individual talks in the next weeks.   See the photo's of TEDxUNPlaza here It was magically See you next year!

07
Sep

There’s always a bit of speculation about the most important movement of a generation, though it’s only in retrospect that the defining moral battle of a time distinguishes itself. In a time of heady and emotional fights for women, workers worldwide and marriage equality it’s easy to relegate the long-standing environmental movement to a less urgent status.   Kay Kelly Arnold would disagree. In her packed resume is a common thread of environmental ...

30
Aug

"It took us 250 thousand years to reach a population of one billion people on planet Earth. And this was in the early 1800s. It took us another 125 years before we reached two billion people. And less than one hundred years later, we stand as a planet of more than seven billion individuals. How will our planet, with its limited space and resources, support so many people? This is just one ...

30
Aug

The ECOSOC chamber will be home to the upcoming TEDxUNPlaza event on September 16th , 2013. Though the chamber is well known to be an integral part of United Nations’ functionality, few know the artistic and diplomatic history of the chamber, and the role that it currently plays in forwarding the post-2015 development agenda. As such, in order to understand the relevance of the venue to the TEDxUNPlaza theme of “Brave – United ...

13
Jun

Ideas to Action with TEDx

I love it how TEDx is making small steps with big impact all over the world! Watch this video that TED just released.  

11
Jun

Join the TEDxUNPlaza bloggers team

Bloggers At TEDxUNPlaza, we’re currently looking for bloggers from all over the world, as we want to keep our fans and audiences up to date via several websites and social media channels. At our “company blog” (yes, that’s where you are right now) we want to keep people who are interested in TEDxUNPlaza and the TED-movement involved with news, background stories, fresh TED-talks from all over the globe, interviews with our partners and much, much more. We can’t do it all ...

10
Jun

World Citizens Online Gathering

hello,  world! These are exciting times. It has never been easier to share ideas and act on them. Last month we where blown away by one TEDx organiser who had the idea to get all TEDx organizers together to discuss issues relevant to them. The response was mind blowing, with many people from all over the world participating. Here are some high lights of the TEDx Organizers Online Gathering. At TEDxUNPlaza we also want to involve as many people as possible. These gatherings will be ...