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.
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”.
New York, April 13, 2018 - SDSN Youth celebrates the launch of the Progress Study on Youth, Peace and Security and recognizes the importance of youth as agents of change in the maintenance and promotion of international peace and security.
What: Amazon Summer School
Where: Tumbira Community, Amazonas State, North of Brazil
When: From July 13th to August 2nd
Applications: From December 1st to April 1st
SDSN Youth co-hosted a COP23 side-event on supporting youth-led innovation to confront climate change. Opportunities for action were discussed with public and private actors to improve the ecosystems of support which can enable young innovators to deliver solutions on climate and energy.