The newly adopted Global Goals require youth innovation and engagement
New York, September 29th,2015 – The Social Good Summit was a two-day-long conference which aimed to examine the impact of technology and new media on the New Global Goals. This event, taking place once a year during the week of the General Assembly, is a dynamic community of leaders and activists around the world that gather to discuss solutions on the great current challenges.
During the Social Good Summit 2015, and under the trend topic #2030NOW, thousands of people all over the world thought to themselves: What type of world do I want to live in by 2030? Even though New York held this event, other cities on theglobe called to the action of people to talk about the New Global Goals and the power that technology has to make this world a better place.
"On September 25th, 2015, 193 global leaders will committo the 17 Global Goals in order to achieve 3 extraordinary milestones within the next 15 years. 1) To Eradicate Extreme Poverty, 2) address inequity and injustice,and 3) solve the clime change. The Global Goals could be attained, in every country, for everyone" All of these goals, according to what was discussed in the Social Good Summit 2015, will be accomplished throughout the innovation and the youth as a social-change actor.
On these two days, the world remained under the #2030 ideal; activists such as Laverne Cox, Kweku Mandela, Vivienne Harr, Richard Curtis, Hugh Evans; actors such as Sienna Miller, GerDuany, Adrian Grenier; Singers like Jennifer Lopez and Victoria Beckham. Besides, Bloggers, Enterpreneurs and International Organizations Directors committed to the roots of these challenges: Madeleine K. Albright, Madeleine K. Albright, and Pete Cashmore. They all were starring at New York in order to pose the ways to act on these goals.
The proposed challenge is to join all the youth so that throughout innovation and entrepreneurship we can achieve the Global Goals: 1.- No Poberty, 2.- Zero Hunger, 3.- Good Health and Well-being, 4.- Quality Education, 5.- Gender Equality, 6.- Clean Water and Sanitation, 7.- Affordable and Clean Energy, 8.- Decent Work and Economic Growth, 9.- Industry, Innovation and Infraestructure, 10.- Reduced Inequalities, 11.- Sustainable Cities and Communities, 12.- Responsible Consumption and Production, 13.- Climate Action, 14.- Life Below Water, 15.- Life on Land, 16.- Peace and Justice Strong Institutions, 17.- Partnership for the Goals.