UN: Sustainable Development Goals, Advocates, Kailash Satyarthi
United Nations released list of Advocates for Sustainable Development Goals, Kailash Satyarthi in the list
Before the opening of the 76th United Nations General Assembly, UN announced the people to advocate the sustainable development goals. UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres named Nobel Peace winner Kailash Satyarthi as a Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) Advocate from India.
There are 17 global goals and all are focused to do actions in one relevant area that has impact outcomes in other areas, and that development must balance social, economic, and environmental sustainability.
Following are Details for UN's SDG advocates:
Microsoft President Brad Smith, STEM activist Valentina Munoz Rabanal, and K-pop singers BLACKPINK, have all been selected as new SDG advocates, along with Kailash Satyarthi, according to a UN press release.
According to the UN, the new SDG Advocates will advocate critical issues such as climate action, reducing the digital divide, gender equality, and the promotion of children's rights.
The UN has a vision for sustainable development for 2030 and these advocates will play an important role in that.
Advocates will be able to reach out to new constituencies and urge them to act immediately in order to fulfil the SDGs' promise to people and the environment.
Details About Kailash Satyarthi:
Kailash Satyarthi's nomination is a significant step forward in broadening awareness on critical child rights concerns, such as the abolition of child labor.
Kailash Satyarthi is an Indian social reformer who advocated for the universal right to education and fought against child labor.
Satararhi founded a number of groups of social assets, including a global march against children's work, Bachalan Bachao Andolan and the Kailash Satarothi Andolan Foundation.
Kailash Satyarty and his team, Bachpan Bachao Andolan, freed over 90,000 Indian children from slavery, child labor and human trafficking.
In 2014, Kailash Satyarty and Malala Yusufzai co-recipients the Nobel Peace Prize.