Campaign to Promote SDGs

Campaign to Promote SDGsCampaign to Promote SDGs

A new campaign ‘Together for Sustainable Development Goals’ was launched in Tehran on September 13 by prominent Iranian artists and celebrities, IRNA reported. The campaign aims to introduce and raise public awareness on the newly-adopted SDGs via social networks and traditional media. With 17 Goals and 169 targets, the SDGs are a set of goals adopted by 193 member states of the United Nations last year, covering a broad range of sustainable development issues including ending poverty and hunger, improving health and education, making cities more sustainable, combating climate change, and protecting oceans and forests. Theater and movie star Bahareh Rahnama, actor Kourosh Tahami and actress Kamand Amirsoleimani are among the campaigners. Initiated and managed by journalist Mahyar Javadifar, the campaign is supported by the UN Information Center in Tehran.