No two SDG advocates in the world will have the same outlook or perspective, yet our differences and unique platforms provide today’s youth an uncommon opportunity to learn from one another, partner with youth in different regions, disciplines, and fields, and energize their peers to create and shape their own cohort of stewards for change and action.
I recall one of the quotes mentioned by, Professor George Kim from Handong Global University (South Korea) being, “Look at the world the way it should be and not the way it is”. He elaborated this point by encouraging the audience to put their ideas into action so as to be able to achieve their dreams of making the world a better place despite the fact that it is challenging. He went further to enlighten the participants with a simple yet intriguing message,“Entrepreneurship is a mindset”
I never had confidence and strength in me, before taking this particular role. The SDSN Youth Initiative gave me the strength and power to see the world and beyond - I never thought I can do what I am doing right now.
There is only one way that 10 billion people can coexist with the planet Earth: Sustainability. As the current liberal world order faces challenges, I believe that sustainability will have to be the new world order.
Two events were canceled abruptly as kidnappings were rampant during the Yuletide in the Niger Delta area.. My goal was to simply bring the community together.. show clearly that peace is a better way to live than violence.
“The experience of Banjarmasin shows that the local government is already one step ahead and has succeeded in banning plastic bags. The plastic bag reduction is also measurable and can contribute directly to Indonesia’s target of reducing marine plastic waste by 70%. What else are we waiting for?”, says Tiza.