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UNESCO: Culture, HIV & AIDS Program

UNESCO: Culture, HIV & AIDS Program

Education, Poverty, Well-being

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Dominic Muren

Dominic Muren

Seattle, United States

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DESIGN 21

Our commitment to improving life through social design has been with us since the beginning. This is who we are and why we’re here.

  • More judges added to the Field

    More judges added to the Field

    November 28, 2007


    Three more judges join "Stories from the Field" pre-selection panel.

  • Competition Deadline Extended

    Competition Deadline Extended

    November 26, 2007


    New deadline: Tuesday November 27 at 11.59pm UTC

  • Judging Line-up for "Stories from the Field" competition

    Who will judge the "Stories from the Field" logo competition?

  • Advisory Board Members Announced!

    Meet DESIGN 21's Advisory Board members

  • Looking for Interns

    October 31, 2007


    Are you dedicated? Detail oriented? A speedy worker? Punctual? Some experience (if not, interest) in events, marketing, PR, design, and social issues are required. Responsibilities include assisting with: planning events, conducting partnership research, updating marketing materials, placing advertisements, outreach (corporate, nonprofit) and project management.

    There is some pay. We welcome graduate students as well as undergraduate students. Your duties will be adjusted according to your ability. Time frame: ASAP through the end of winter. Hours: whatever your class schedule will allow. We are flexible. We do, however, need someone to set hours and commit to them so we may depend on their help and assistance. If you think you have what it takes, email your resume to feinberg@design21sdn.com. Serious inquiries only.

  • New logo competition!

    New logo competition!

    October 01, 2007


    Calling all designers: the UN documentary film festival need a logo. Do you have the answer?

  • A Style Icon in The New York Times

    The New York Times touts Allumonde and DESIGN 21

  • Asian Artists & Concerts benefit

    A classic cause for music lovers in New York

  • Winners Announced!

    Winners Announced!

    July 17, 2007


    Who designed the best awareness campaign on global warming, the best children's toy and the best emergency relief shelter? Find out who came out on top in our competitions...

  • One-day only New York shopping event

    A limited engagement for the sale of the Allumonde ring