United Nations Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon has renewed his trust in the youths to drive a more sustainable future for the globe.
The UN scribe in his message on the 2016 International Youth Day said the ‘youth can deliver solutions on these issues, which lie at the heart of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.’
He added: “In this first year of that15-year plan for a healthier, safer and more just future, we count on the active engagement of the world’s young people to transform the production and consumption of goods and services.
“Young people are traditionally at the cutting edge, and today’s youth have more information than any previous generation. Their dynamism, creativity and idealism can combine to shape attitudes toward demand and help create more sustainable industries.”
He noted that the impact of the youth is already been felt in every ramifications of global life.
“Youth are already influencing how the world produces, distributes and consumes while driving green entrepreneurship by designing sustainable products and services.
He urged nations to invest in youth and enjoin them to join the UN global move for progress.