The second edition of the Youth Solutions Report, which identifies 50 youth-led projects that aim to solve the world’s toughest issues, will be released on July 16 in New York during a launch event at the headquarters of the Sustainable Development Solutions Network.
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.
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.
"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."
I knew nothing about tropical agriculture. Truly, nothing. I come from a land where everything needs to be irrigated. To see things just growing, on trees, in the ground, because the moisture in the air allowed for it, was undeniably beautiful. I also knew nothing about coffee. Myths were busted in my head daily.
As part of a shared vision to empower youth to take action on the SDGs, SDSN Youth has partnered with Youth Opportunities.