United NationsDepartment of Economic and Social Affairs Sustainable Development

Education for Sustainable Development at the Core of #SDGAction

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    MY World Mexico is a citizen-driven initiative established in 2014 in Jalisco, Mexico. Through five programmes, we focus on empowering citizens and organizations for involvement in implementation, monitoring, financing, follow-up, socialization and evaluation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs): + MY World Mexico Kids: A schools'-led programme focused on learning and advocacy for children in sustainable development. + Mentorship Programme: 4-month specialized and in-depth training on SGDs for stakeholders from local governments, academia, private and public sector. + Campaigns Programme: Massive mobilization campaigns throughout the year focused on SDG key mechanisms/moments. + Knowledge Hub: Programme providing tools for all stakeholders for SDG implementation. + Accelerators Programme: Selection of Ambassadors (between 18-65) and Member Organizations to be part of MY World Mexico annually.

    Description

    Through these five programmes which we integrate in our Education & Advocacy Strategy on SDGs we seek to enable implementation, monitoring, financing, follow-up, socialization and evaluation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the SDGs at the local, national, regional and global levels.

    Contribution to SDG Implementation

    1. Policy alignment and coherence on SDGs at the local and national levels. 2. Influencing educational programmes at the local and national levels 3. Contributing to UN-related processes on SGDs at the global levels. 4. Reporting mechanisms on SDGs. 5. VNR contributions - 2016, 2018 and 2021.

    Implementation methodologies

    The five programmes run through out the year (running since 2016): + MY World Mexico Kids: A schools'-led programme focused on learning and advocacy for children in sustainable development: - 4 team members + 15 schools from 6 states in Mexico. + Mentorship Programme: 4-month specialized and in-depth training on SGDs for stakeholders from local governments, academia, private and public sector. - More than 200 participants from 20 states in Mexico and from across sectors. + Campaigns Programme: Massive mobilization campaigns throughout the year focused on SDG key mechanisms/moments. - More than 30 successful campaigns with the involvement of more than 100,000 people. + Knowledge Hub: Programme providing tools for all stakeholders for SDG implementation. - Empowering municipal governments and private sector to strengthen implementation mechanisms. + Accelerators Programme: Selection of Ambassadors (between 18-65) and Member Organizations to be part of MY World Mexico annually. - More than 800 Ambassadors trained and selected in four years. - More than 75 Member Organizations.

    Results

    We have impacted upon two million people across Mexico thanks to more than +100,000 volunteer actions,+500 organizations from across sectors as well as 20,000 volunteers. We have also been part of key SDG processes within the United Nations, as well as at the regional, national and local levels, including: + Schools (public and private). + Private sector (small and large companies). + Non-governmental organizations. + Civil Society Organizations. + Local governments.

    Factors and Constraints

    Enabling: - Self-funded initiative based on Membership Organizations scheme and Mentorship Programme. - Donations. - Volunteerism. Constraints: - COVID-19 restrictions.

    Sustainability and replicability

    We have had experiences with staff and volunteers in other countries willing to replicate the practice.

    COVID-19 Impact

    All of our programmes are aligned with the COVID-19 response: - Campaigns. - Advocacy. - Mobilization.

    Contact Name
    Karol Alejandra
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    Organization/entity
    MY World Mexico
    SDGs
    Geographical coverage

    Mexico, Colombia, Spain and Germany

    Timeline
    01 January 2016 (start date)
    31 December 2030 (date of completion)
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    Countries
    Mexico
    Mexico
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    Contact Information

    Karol Alejandra, Executive Director & Founder