Within countries, all people, regardless of their backgrounds, have rights and responsibilities to fulfill their potential in life, and lead decent, dignified and rewarding lives in a healthy environment. This means that goals and targets need to be met for all segments of society. Those often left behind are people living in poverty and other vulnerable situations, including children, youth, persons with disabilities, people living with HIV/AIDS, older persons, indigenous peoples, refugees and internally displaced persons and migrants. Their voices must be heard, and their active participation as agents of change needs to be promoted.
During the COVID-19 pandemic, students from New York University (NYU) and Youth from Nairobi, Kenya virtually came together to share ideas on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG). Most importantly, Social Protection - what does leave no one behind mean to them on a global scale?
Watch and find out!