When the nations of the world agreed on the 17 Global Goals, they made a plan so ambitious that it can seem overwhelming. How will we ever be able to achieve all those big, important, and interconnected goals, and where to even start? But the answer may actually be quite simple: Start with school.
According to professor Jeffrey D. Sachs, an expert of sustainable development and adviser to the UN General Secretary, the goal to make people smarter and wiser is the key to unlocking all the rest:
“Of all of the investments needed to achieve sustainable development, none is more important than Goal 4: Quality Education,” Mr Sachs told World’s Best News. The goal aims to achieve universal primary and secondary education everywhere by 2030.
“If we can guarantee that every child in the world will be able to start in kindergarten and then go at least all the way through a quality secondary education, that would mean a breakthrough,” says Mr Sachs.Read article ->