IT IS OUT! - Zero Draft of the outcome document for the UN Summit to adopt the Post-2015 Development Agenda has just been released publicly. The United Nations invites young people of the world to comment on the Declaration and help make it inspiring to you and your peers! At the United Nations, governments have
Today’s youth will be responsible for delivering the post-2015 development agenda. At end of 2015, The Sustainable Development Goals will replace the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). They will be more ambitious and will cover a broad range of interconnected issues, from sustainable economic growth, to social issues, to global public goods. To realize this vision,
UN News Center - The World Conference on Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) held in Aichi-Nagoya, Japan, closed today with a declaration urging action to mainstream education in the United Nations post-2015 development agenda. The Aichi-Nagoya Declaration calls on all nations to implement the Global Action Programme on ESD to move the relevant agenda forward.
The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and Global Citizen have launched the #showyourselfie global campaign to urge world leaders to prioritize the needs and rights of young people in the post-2015 development agenda. There are 1.8 billion young people in the world today - more than ever before. Yet, millions of them, especially girls, lack access
The time has come for us to develop new and sustainable methods to maintain our economy while managing our resources responsibly. We have come to the realization that climate change is one of the most important and influential topics in national and international agendas. Our social, economic, and political structures are directly correlated with the
‘Youth’ was a clear theme echoed by UN Senior officials at the High-level stocktaking event on the Post-2015 Development Agenda that took place 11 September 2014. Remarks by the Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon, President of the General Assembly, Ambassador John W. Ashe, and President of the Economic and Social Council, Ambassador Martin Sajdik all emphasised the
Youth speaking out about the future they want during UN High-level political forum on sustainable development
“Despite some progress, young people have continuously been left behind and denied the opportunities they need to reach their full potential.” These were the initial remarks delivered by Ms. Esther Agbarakwe, Youth Representative and Co-founder of the Youth Climate Coalition in Nigeria, on behalf of 1.8 billion young people during the Ministerial meeting of the […]