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Submitted by: International Association for the Advancement of Innovative Approaches to Global Challenges (IAAI)
Topic: Sustainable cities and human settlements
Keywords: innovation, youth, volunteering, knowledge, funding, heartpower, philanthropy, sharing of resources, intergenerational partnership, multistakeholder partnership, multilevel governance, global citizen, global social responsibility, ethics, Global challenges, systems innovation, global commons, documentation, 15/15/15, civil society, education, science, Klagenfurt, High profile fundraising, music, social innovation
Location: multilevel governance with a focus on multistakeholder partnerships for global commons growth on local level
15/15/15 UN - Civil Society Partnership Voluntary Committment
International Association for the Advancement of Innovative Approaches to Global Challenges (IAAI) (coordination, concept development, documentation system, quality assurance)
15/15/15 Voluntary Committments initiative is open for endorsement by individuals and organizations
During implementation formalized partnerships will be established with global youth networks and related initiatives of different international organizations like e.g. Volunteer Action Counts campaign of United Nations Volunteers, Earth Charter Youth network, etc.
Description/achievement of initiative
15/15/15 catch phrase indicates that 15 billion Euros and 15 million volunteers shall be mobilized by global civil society for SD efforts by the year 2015; in addition to these easily measurable targets, the initiative aims at innovating the UN system by developing mechanisms for civil society participation in responses to global challenges on local and global level. Thus 15/15/15 voluntary commitment aims at a cultural shift and new institutions (Global Challenges Center at UN HQ in NY, Global Forum on Innovative Resource Mobilization for Education and Science, Global Challenges centers and programs) for civil society participation in SD governance.
-Rio+20 side event "Rio+20 15/15/15 Formula - Heartpower and Action for The Future We Want", 14 Jun 2012 (incl. discussion of a Charter of Shared Social Responsibility for Global Commons)
-discussion of 15/15/15 recommendation Rio Dialogues in Rio+20 Dialogues with Civil Society and mainstreaming of the initiative