Mission 4.7 will be launched by patrons Ban Ki-moon and Audrey Azoulay on December 16th at 9pm HKT on the first day of the seventh annual Vatican Youth Symposium. The symposium will be hosted virtually by SDSN Youth and the Pontifical Academy of Social Sciences under the theme, “New Encounters on Humanity's Path Forward: Youth, Education, Nature, and Culture.”
The annual symposium brings together leaders from civil society, faith communities, business, academia, government, and the United Nations to discuss and promote best practices and programs for advancing sustainable development and human rights. This year, the symposium will host the launch of Mission 4.7, a new global initiative co-founded by Global Schools and the SDG Academy, flagship programs of the UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN), in partnership with UNESCO, the Ban Ki-moon Centre for Global Citizens, and the Center for Sustainable Development at Columbia University.
Mission 4.7 brings together leaders from government, academia, civil society, and business to accelerate the implementation of Education for Sustainable Development around the world and highlight the critical importance of education in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
Livestream of Vatican Youth Symposium
Day 1️ – Dec 16, 21:00-00:30am (HKT): bit.ly/VYS2020_Day1
Day 2 – Dec 17, 21:00-00:30am (HKT): bit.ly/VYS2020_Day2
About Mission 4.7
Press release: www.unsdsn.org/mission-4-7-a-global-initiative-to-achieve-sdg-target-4-7-to-be-launched-at-the-vatican-youth-symposium-on-december-16