Australia’s first report on national SDG progress

Australia’s first report on national SDG progress

The youth sector statement following the consultation emphasised that young people need to be seen as more than simply “tokens” in the sustainability movement. Our capabilities extend beyond advocacy and awareness raising. Australian youth and youth-led organisations are making significant contributions in many other avenues, including education, community mobilisation, social entrepreneurship, technology and innovation.

Launch of the Global Schools Program 2018

Launch of the Global Schools Program 2018

Today we are excited to announce the 53 Global Schools Ambassadors, who represent the Global Schools Program - an initiative to integrate UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)  in school setting - and will coordinate local efforts to empower schools and teachers to educate children on the SDGs and why it matters to them.

Tiza Mafira, Our Ocean Hero: Optimistic That Indonesia Could Reduce Plastic Pollution In The Ocean

Tiza Mafira, Our Ocean Hero: Optimistic That Indonesia Could Reduce Plastic Pollution In The Ocean

"Efforts to control and reduce plastic pollutions from single-use plastic bags and other plastic wastes on land, especially in coastal and river cities, play an important role in reducing plastic pollution in our oceans and seas. We hope this prestigious award to Tiza can inspire more parties and to solicit more support to achieve Indonesia's goal to have  plastic-free ocean by 2025."

2018 Happiness Festival: A Collaborative Celebration For A Happier Indonesia

2018 Happiness Festival: A Collaborative Celebration For A Happier Indonesia

“The Indonesian government has shown a consistency in legitimizing the SDG agenda into the country’s national development planning and issuing Presidential regulation No.59 year of 2017. [The] support from BAPPENAS and SDSN [of the] Happiness Festival shows our government values [the notion that] the growth of a nation is linked to increased human happiness and wellbeing, not just growing the economy.