Young SDG Ambassadors voice their role in achieving Agenda 2030

  • Today young SDG Ambassadors convened the Online dialogue to discuss Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) through the eyes of youth.

The event is aimed to facilitate discussion on how young people can be engaged and what they have already done in the implementation of SDGs in Turkmenistan.

The online meeting brought together various groups of young people who were bound by the enthusiasm of advocating SDGs among their peers. The meeting was also attended by the representatives of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ministry of Finance and Economy and UN Agencies.

“I would like to note that today the UN Secretary General will present the UN75 report: the future we want, the UN we need. I am very glad that you, the young SDG Ambassadors and the Turkmen youth, took an active part in the global dialogue devoted to the 75th anniversary of the UN”, emphasized Ms. Elena Panova, UN Resident Coordinator in Turkmenistan.

The participants also learned about the results of the UN75 campaign conducted in Turkmenistan and the top ten key findings identified during global UN75 campaign:  health, access to basic services, global solidarity, inclusive economy, climate change, poverty, government corruption, conflict and violence.

“SDGs are simple. They are part of our life. The faster we achieve SDGs the better will be our life tomorrow,” noted Ms. Maya Amanmuradova, the young SDG Ambassador.

The participants engaged in SDGs quizzes, games and presentations. The event concluded by the joint singing of the legendary song “We are the World” performed by all participants.

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