Development of a Social Media Campaign to Promote Engagement in UN

Monday, 27 July 2015: 9:10 AM

Timothy Shi, BSN, RN, OCN
Upsilon Chapter of New York University, STTI UN Youth Representative, New York, NY

At the invitation of the United Nations, nurses world-wide have an unprecedented opportunity to participate in policy development related to the Post 2015 Sustainable Development Agenda.  This presentation by a United Nations STTI Youth Representative will discuss the development of a social media initiative to prepare and motivate grass roots nurses and nursing leaders to participate in the 2015 UN campaign for sustainable Development.  Examples will be presented of a variety of social media strategies and modalities developed to raise awareness and promote involvement among STTI members and our many global colleaugues and associates. In addition to Facebook, Instagram, twitter and internet modalities we will discuss on line Thematic discussions regaridng the Post 2015 agenda and instruct participants in strategoes to instruct members to generate involvement in their communities and chapters.