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New Video Series Profiles Youth Taking the Lead on SDGs

YouthActionNet fellows prove that effective SDG solutions can be built from the bottom up.

Sustainable Clothing: Lessons from Chile

While criticism of the garment industry's social and environmental costs persists, Felipe Cortés Bravo is one young leader offering a solution.

We Can’t Reach These 4 SDGs without Livelihoods for Youth

Strong new evidence underscores the necessity of increasing investment in youth economic opportunity. The recently released International Labour Organization (ILO) World Employment and Social Outlook for Youth 2016 report shows youth unemployment on the rise. According to the ILO, a lower than expected global growth rate, the lowest in developing countries in more than a decade, will leave an addition half million young people unemployed. The report points out that at least four United Nations Sustainable Development Goals will be reached much more easily if young people are employed in stable jobs.

Young People Tell Us How They Are Fighting Poverty & Driving Sustainability

On International Youth Day, the world's young people share their ideas and solutions for pressing global challenges.