United Nations launches 2020 Class of 17 Young Leaders for the Sustainable Development Goals

The United Nations today announced the names of the latest class of 17 Young Leaders for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Every 2 years the United Nations Youth Envoy recognizes 17 young change-makers for their leadership on the #GlobalGoals.

The 2020 Young Leaders for the SDGs are:

● AY Young, 29, United States; ● Hadiqa Bashir, 18, Pakistan; ● İlayda Eskitaşçıoğlu, 26, Turkey; ● Jichen Liu, 23, China; ● Lester Philipp Vargas Angeles, 24, Peru; ● Loay Radwan, 21, Egypt; ● Mariama Djambony Badji, 22, Senegal; ● Martin Karadzhov, 27, Bulgaria; ● Oluwaseun Ayodeji Osowobi, 29, Nigeria; ● Ralf Toejnes, 28, Brazil; ● Satta Sheriff, 22, Liberia; ● Siena Castellon, 18, Ireland; ● Tania Rosas, 29, Colombia; ● Tim Lo Surdo, 26, Australia; ● Udit Singhal, 18, India; ● Vanessa Nakate, 23, Uganda; ● Zahin Razeen, 22, Bangladesh

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