Mumbai: Actress-producer Priyanka Chopra Jonas says a “safe and clean world” is everyone’s right, which can only be achieved by working together on a global scale. The actress made this statement at a time when only less than eight years are left to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). In a meeting of the ‘SDG Moment’ of 2022 at the United Nations General Assembly, Priyanka spoke on some of the biggest challenges facing the world like the Kovid-19 global pandemic, climate crisis and poverty. “We are holding this meeting at a critical time, at a time when global solidarity is more important than ever,” Priyanka said. This statement of Priyanka was shared by the United Nations on YouTube on Monday.
The actress said, “Countries are grappling with the horrific effects of the COVID-19 global pandemic, the climate crisis is affecting lives and livelihoods, the conflict is escalating, poverty, displacement, hunger and inequalities are weakening the foundations of the world.” For which we have fought for a long time. UNICEF (United Nations Children’s Fund) Goodwill Ambassador Priyanka said, “All is not well in our world.” “Crisis don’t come suddenly, but they can be fixed through a plan,” he said. We have that plan, the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals…. which the world has to achieve.” “These goals were set together in 2015 by people around the world… We have an extraordinary opportunity to change the world we live in,” he said.
According to the United Nations, the SDGs are a universal initiative to end poverty, protect the planet, and improve the lives of everyone everywhere. Its 17 goals were adopted in 2015 by all UN member states as part of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. Under this, a 15-year plan has been prepared to achieve the goals. Drawing attention to the approaching deadline, Priyanka said the present and future of the world “are in your hands”. “We have to do this for our people, we have to do this for our planet,” he said. We deserve to live in a safe and clean world, but time is running out. Half the time to achieve the goals set for 2030 has elapsed. ” Language