From UN SDGs

The 17 Sustainable Development Goals have been adopted by all UN Member States. That’s great, but now what?

Governments will be busy for the next 15 years working to achieve the goals, but that doesn’t mean all the work falls on them. The private sector, civil society organization and regular people can all help accelerate the achievement of the SDGs. But sometimes it’s not that easy to know where to start. There are 17 goals after all, each one with different targets and indicators.

In fact, the question we get asked most frequently is: how can I help?

We asked delegates at the recent United Nations 5th ECOSOC Youth Forum what it means to them to live a sustainable life. Here’s what they said.

Produced by the UN Department of Public Information 2016

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