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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."

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”.

SDSN Youth at COP23: Youth-Led Innovation to Fight Climate Change

SDSN Youth at COP23: Youth-Led Innovation to Fight Climate Change

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.