European leaders have just agreed the EU budget for next year after some intense negotiations. Some European countries originally wanted to cut aid funding. So we launched our Protect Aid. Save Lives campaign to put pressure on European leaders – and it worked!
What's up? After a year full of events, media hits, and meetings with politicians, Youth Ambassadors from all over Italy got together in Milan on World Food Day to spread a clear message: we need to achieve Zero Hunger by 2030!
She is 12 years old and is in 7th grade. She loves hanging around with her friends and like the other teenagers her age she likes being girly. She also gets on my nerves every now and then, but that’s what sisters are for, right?
If a family can afford school fees for only one child, it will likely be a boy who attends. If someone needs to fetch water or do housework instead of going to school, a girl will likely be chosen. If someone needs to stay home to care for younger siblings or sick or infirm household members, this will most likely be a girl.
This is the third blog in a series by our fantastic Youth Ambassadors in New York for this year’s United Nations General Assembly – where world leaders just agreed on a set of new Global Goals. Phil Reed writes about why it’s so important to achieve #GlobalGoal number 2: Zero Hunger.
Yesterday, in a soaring speech, President Barack Obama nailed what the new Global Goals are all about: a framework to raise human dignity and secure a better future. And he identified a teenage Tanzanian girl, Eva Tolange, whose words moved him to this insight.
The new Global Goal on health is about more than just access to healthcare. All the different aspects of global health are part of Goal 3: Maternal health, mental health, HIV/AIDS, malaria, child health and many other health-related issues that are all interlinked.
Yesterday, people in 70 countries around the world joined together to #LightTheWay for 17 goals that could end extreme poverty and improve the lives of billions of people! From India and South Africa to the UK and Brazil—people came together with flashlights, candles, mobile phones, and all kinds of lights, to hold a global