Youth and Sustainable Development:  The Case for Student Action on the SDGs

Youth and Sustainable Development: The Case for Student Action on the SDGs

‘Young people are the leaders of tomorrow’. And yet… why can’t they be leaders for today? At the UN SDG Action Campaign Global Festival of Action for Sustainable Development, Project Leader (Networks) Yi Jun shared about some of SDSN Youth’s upcoming initiatives, and how they focus on empowering young people to take action on the SDGs today. In this article, he reflects on why students are a key constituency in the fight for sustainable development.

Cities 2030, Cities for All: The visions of #LocalPathways Fellows

Cities 2030, Cities for All: The visions of #LocalPathways Fellows

These young urban leaders are the inaugural Local Pathways Fellows, a network of young thought leaders, urban planners, researchers and innovators from over 50 cities to advance local dialogue, collaboration and problem-solving around the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and to make cities “smart, fair and sustainable”.

#KnowYourGoals 2017

#KnowYourGoals 2017

During this edition of the campaign, more than 150 events were organized in 38 countries and more than 10,000 people were involved. Through the promotion of the events on our online platforms, we were able to generate more than 28k social media impressions.