New version of mapting 2.0 "Youth boosting the promotion and implementation of the SDGs"
Mapting is a free tool that invites users to look for everyday actions that people take which help to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). While learning more about the SDGs users can find which Earth Charter Principles are linked to each SDGs.
Mapting was officially launched at an event called “Youth boosting the promotion and implementation of the SDGs” held at the United Nations Headquarters in New York on 10 November 2016. After a year of being launched Mapting has had 8,295 downloads and 5,358 active users. The countries with the most activity are China, US, and India.
Launch of version 2.0
Mapting 2.0 was launched at the opening of the exhibition titled “Seeds of Hope: Visions of Sustainability, Steps Toward Change,” shown in the David Lubin Memorial Library at the Headquarters of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) in Rome, Italy, from April 3 to 5. This exhibition offers a colorful display showing how one person’s actions can make a difference. The main speaker at the April 3 opening ceremony was FAO Deputy Director-General for Climate and Natural Resources Maria Helena Semedo. More information of this event here.
With this new version, users can now sign up as an individual or as an institution being able to show case and track their work as an NGO, institution, organization, or school. The app is now available in Spanish in order to have a larger reach to Spanish speaking countries.