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Press Release: Leveraging Youth Capacity towards SDG Action

Thousands of young African SDG practitioners accepted the invitation to join the SDG Innovation Challenge 2022 and to encompass collaborative ways of advancing sustainable development from the grassroots level up. The organizers embrace the unprecedented turn-out as a timely call to action to increase the program’s capacity in order to connect, empower and transform youth-led SDG Innovations at scale.

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Decoding Global Citizenship in action with hands-on community projects!

Jena GCC 2022: After brainstorming in skill-building workshops, Fellows embarked on Project Visits to decode how Global Citizenship plays out in reality!

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Global Citizens immerse into German history and culture!

Jena GCC 2022: 18th October 2022 remains a special day - it was the day the Global Citizenship Convention 2022 cohort explored the political and cultural landscapes of Weimar, Germany together!

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Creating impulses to overcome global challenges!

At #JenaGCC2022, we had three parallel workshops that focused on resilience, technology, and much more along with a Project Showcase and an interactive panel discussion!

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Intercultural Connections at the heart of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Jena GCC 2022: The second day at the Global Citizenship Convention 2022 included intercultural performances, a DEI session, collaborative insights and much more!

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#JenaGCC2022 Begins: Connect, Empower, Transform!

The Global Citizenship Convention 2022 kicked off in Jena, Germany with the official welcome ceremony on the 15th of October! Read on to dive into some interesting insights, conversations and captured moments!

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NOLA Tech Tap 2022: Pioneering sustained livelihoods in greater New Orleans

The NOLA Tech Tap: Community Ideathon unraveled from 15-17 September 2022, converging innovative minds from the Greater New Orleans Area to further the goal of sustainability via technological solutions. Read on for an in-depth analysis of its impact!

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SIETAR Europa Congress 2022 and Jena Hub Visit : Reinforcing Global Citizenship

The Melton Foundation found itself involved in two events lately: the SIETAR Europa Congress 2022 in Malta and the Jena Hub Visit 2022! While Melton Foundation ambassadors discussed intercultural interactions and collaboration at the Congress, the Executive Office team members paid a visit to Melton Fellows in Jena, Germany to facilitate an exchange of ideas. 

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“Historias más allá de las fronteras”: Resumen del Festival Global de Storytelling 2022

The Festival Global de Storytelling 2022 was a celebration of the power of storytelling, as a way to spark change and create peace and empathy through comon experiences and stories. Co-organized by Lighthouse Storytelling -a new-media organization brought up by Melton Fellows around the world-, this event was the first of its kind in Spanish, opening new venues for storytellers to connect, beyond barriers of language!

The Festival consisted in 4 main events: A Preliminar Talk, an Opening Pannel, a Hands-on Workshop, and a Showcase for Arts and Storytelling; each one hosting many diverse storytellers from many places across Latin America and Europe. Keep reading about this grand event below. Spanish content ahead!

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Annual Impact Report 2021

A leading proponent of global citizenship practice worldwide, the Melton Foundation celebrated 30 years of shaping young minds through experiential learning, skill development, and intercultural exposure in 2021! We have built a 500+ network of Fellows who carry out impact projects around the world, and our association with the 17 UN SDGs further acts as an impetus for our Fellows and partners to join hands and carve a better future together through actionable, and sustainable programs. Read on to access the full report, and relive the year 2021 with us!

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