Who We Are?
"Wake Up World!" Foundation is a non governmental, non profit, development organization (NGDO) created in 2006 with the purpose of supporting actively the fulfilment of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) declared by the United Nations in September of 2000 and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
Through the collaboration, implementation and dissemination of multisectorial cooperation projects for the advancement of these goals, the Foundation aims at contributing to efforts carried out on a wide range of development issues.
The Wake Up World! Foundation’s main fields of action are:
To promote worldwide research on development issues regarding basic education, economy and globalization, human rights, public policy and social progress.
To provide the latest news and information on MDG and SDGs related activities both locally and across the Americas.
• To create participatory multisectorial cooperation Networks with other foundations, associations, the Private Sector and Non Governmental.
Development Organizations for the implementation of projects and initiatives aimed at achieving the Millennium Goals in Latin America and the Caribbean.
To bring technical support and assistance to individuals and groups that share our institutional goals and objectives without distinction or discrimination of any kind.
To foster public access and education on individual and collective rights through capacity training and regional exchange programmes.
Our principal objective
The central objective of the activities of WAKE UP WORLD! is to build a Multisectoral Cooperation Network for the fulfillment of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) in Latin America and the Caribbean. It consists of a Global Project formed by more than 112 Non-Governmental Development Organizations representing 16 countries of which 12 are Networks of national NGOs made up of a total of 2785 organizations, leading universities, private companies and international organizations in Europe, Latin America and the United States.