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UN Week Digital Media Lounge at 2010 Mashable Social Good Summit

The Lounge is open to bloggers or journalists who are looking for an innovative way to cover the events of UN Week and the Summit on the Millennium Development Goals. Accreditation is necessary. Apply today and spread the word! Apply here:

About the Mashable & 92Y UN Week Digital Media Lounge in Partnership with the UN Foundation:

Goals of the Digital Media Lounge include:

  • Bring together the collective of traditional and new media in one venue
  • Present rare opportunities to view presentations, discuss and meet face-to-face with key leaders on important global issues
  • Provide unique content and discussions held outside of the United Nations
  • Broadcast major MDG Summit/UN Week presentations directly to 92Y
  • Raise awareness of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs)
  • Discover and encourage solutions for the MDGs by engaging with on-line communities
  • Showcase solutions and innovative approaches


The Mashable & 92Y UN Week Digital Media Lounge is presented in partnership with the UN Foundation.

About the UN Foundation: The UN Foundation connects people, ideas and resources to help the United Nations solve global problems. The Foundation was created in 1998 with entrepreneur and philanthropist Ted Turner’s historic $1 billion gift to support UN causes and activities. We are an advocate for the UN and help the UN take its best work and ideas to scale—through advocacy, partnerships, constituency building and fund-raising.

About Mashable: Founded in 2005, Mashable is the top source for news in social and digital media, technology and web culture. With more than 25 million monthly pageviews, Mashable is the most prolific news site reporting breaking web news, providing analysis of trends, reviewing new Web sites and services, and offering social media resources and guides. Mashable’s audience includes early adopters, social media enthusiasts, entrepreneurs, influencers, brands and corporations, marketing, PR and advertising agencies, Web 2.0 aficionados and technology journalists. Mashable is also popular with bloggers, Twitter and Facebook users — an increasingly influential demographic.

About 92Y: 92nd Street Y is about people—the people of New York City and the surrounding area, the United States and the world. It's about people who entertain and challenge, inform and educate. It's about people who learn and discover, observe and participate. At once a lecture hall, a performance space, a school, a health center and a community organization, 92nd Street Y remains focused on its mission of enriching the lives of the people who pass through its doors—women and men, young families and senior citizens, accomplished artists and aspiring beginners, master instructors and enthusiastic students, world leaders and concerned citizens.

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