Eight billion reasons to fight harder for our future

UNDP Peru/Bruno Camara Rojo
Photos: UNDP Bangladesh/Fahad Kaizer, UNDP /Jodi Hilton, UNDP /Karin Schermbrucker (left to right)

There are now 8 billion reasons to:

Fight harder for the SDGs

The Blue Marble — View of the Earth as seen by the Apollo 17 crew traveling toward the moon. This translunar coast photograph extends from the Mediterranean Sea area to the Antarctica south polar ice cap. This is the first time the Apollo trajectory made it possible to photograph the south polar ice cap. Photo: Apollo 17
Musya Qeburia — “…But now you have us youth going everywhere and the future feels unlimited and much bigger than Georgia or Russia. That is creating a different, bigger future and that scares the old generation.” Photo: UNDP Eurasia/Mackenzie Knowles-Coursin
Photo: UNDP Guatemala/Caroline Trutmann
Photos: UNDP/Grey Díaz (first) and UNDP Uganda/Hadijah Nabbale (second)
Photo: UNDP Mali/Imen Meliane
The ‘Pale Blue Dot’ — From Voyager’s great distance Earth is a mere point of light, less than the size of a picture element even in the narrow-angle camera. Photo: Voyager

“It is a reminder of our shared responsibility to care for our planet and a moment to reflect on where we still fall short of our commitments to one another.” - UN Secretary-General António Guterres

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