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While the SDGs aim to serve as an effective alternative to short-term thinking, they have not been framed in a way that inspires trust and effective change with the American public. Therefore, it is with greatest urgency that SDG supporters in the US – as organizations or individuals – should coordinate a localization campaign to increase local ownership of the SDGs and rebuild public trust to spur action for the Goals.
At the midpoint, the US is behind on the Sustainable Development Goals, and is failing its youth as a consequence.
I was published for my position on the SDGs. “We Didn’t Start the Fire” is a column of Inkstick Media, which collaborates with Foreign Policy for America’s NextGen network, a premier group of next generation foreign policy leaders committed to principled American engagement in the world.
Submitted on the basis on consultations of over 300 youth from 75 countries, by a collective of United Nations Youth Delegates, youth, and youth-led organizations, networks, movements, and collectives, composed of, inter alia list in annex. Rachel's contributions are seen in sections A.3, A.5, B.6, E.6, F.3, F.4, G.1, G.4, and G.6 with special emphasis on B.6, G1, G.4, and G.6.
Focal persons: UN Youth Delegates and representatives from Switzerland, Finland, United Kingdom, Germany, Zambia
This chapter highlights the need for a new way to make law to govern internet interactions by incentivizing the world's peripheralized youth in becoming global citizens and forming online communities that can be trusted. The chapter also describes the emerging digital infrastructure of digital identity that can be used by youth in the new data economy to create access to opportunities unavailable to them in the physical world. With a new framework for developing appropriate policies for internet governance, including an acknowledgment that all citizens have a duty to participate in developing the norms of cyberspace, the authors present several opportunities for youth to participate in the global economy.
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