Solidarity across generations is vital

To achieve the Sustainable Development Goals, the world needs to utilise the full potential of both the younger and the older generations.

With 17 goals and 169 targets, communicating the SDGs to the public has proven to be a challenge in many countries.  However, engaging youth is vital to successful implementation of those objectives by 2030, a target year for the international community to eradicate poverty, address climate change and build peaceful, inclusive societies for all.

In fact, young people played a key part in shaping the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and they, as agents of change, are expected to lead efforts to translate this vision into reality.

For further reading, click this link http://www.un.org/apps/news/story.asp?NewsID=57290#.WYKA449OIpF

 

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