17 Goals to Transform Our World Governments, businesses and civil society together with the United Nations have started to mobilize efforts to achieve the Sustainable Development Agenda by 2030. Universal, inclusive and indivisible, the Agenda calls for action by all countries to improve the lives of people everywhere.In 2015, countries adopted the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and its 17 Sustainable Development Goals.
In 2016, the Paris Agreement on climate change entered into force, addressing the need to limit the rise of global temperatures. Explore this site to find out more about the efforts of the UN and its partners to build a better world with no one left behind.
Source: Sustainable Development Goals: 17 Goals to Transform Our World
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Global Learning News is also a Messengers of Peace Project. One of the objectives is to expand the reach of this volunteers’ educational news agency to provide global learning resources. Scouts and Scouters around the globe are welcome to participate in this project and share new resources and their contribution to SDGs. #GlobalScouts
“The Scouts can be the organisation that can mobilise the largest number of young people towards achieving the Sustainable Development Goals,” said Ahmad Alhendawi, Secretary General of the World Organization of the Scout Movement. ‘I hope that all Scouts and young people taking positive steps to create a positive impact in their communities recognise that they are contributing towards achieving the SDGs. I believe that they are helping to drive and hasten the progress as well!’
via Scouting and the Sustainable Development Goals | Scout.org
While we innovate to bring the benefit of Scouting to life through technology, through new merit badges or even new programs, like STEM Scouts, outdoor activities are still one of my favorite aspects of Scouting. I hope all Scouts get to experience the personal growth that comes with spending time experiencing adventures – big and small – in the outdoors.
Source: Keeping the Balance in a Technology Era – Scouting Wire : Scouting Wire
They are lessons for life! Please share in Troops and Crews. This is a fact that I can assess after many years a Scouter and College Professor. #BePreparedForLife
Source: 11 Boy Scout Skills That Prepare You For College | The Odyssey
The inaugural Capstone course in Supervision and Management brings real challenges to our students. The requirements include a case study, individual presentations, discussion questions, a business simulation and company presentation among other things such as Twitter updates, mentors, and guest speakers. Students have to be prepared to get “lost, and “survive” Capstone Island and our “shark tank”. It is a challenge with the reward of being the first class in the BAS in Supervision and Management program.