‘No Hope’ Of Reaching Climate, Development Goals, Without Youth Optimism And Know-How

Without harnessing the energy, tech savvy and optimism of young people, the world has no hope of achieving the Sustainable Development Goals or the Paris Agreement on climate change, UN Secretary-General António Guterres said on Tuesday. Addressing leaders from Government, business and multilateral agencies during a high-level event on Generation Unlimited – a global partnership to help 10 to 24 year-olds access education, training and job opportunities – the UN chief said COVID-19 has exposed inequalities that have been allowed to persist for far too long.

By UN News. September 1, 2020.

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