As a marine biologist and communications officer, she wants to pursue issues to do with human and climate impacts on our oceans, but also the oceans’ significance to people and the climate. She hopes to use science communication to influence decision-makers and society to take greater responsibility for our oceans. Meet Isabell Stenson, one of the participants at the #FirstGeneration Global Goals Forum

Congratulations Pedro Vemba Cidade, one of the recipients of the 2016 #FirstGeneration award for inspiring young people to achieve the UN Global Goals for Sustainable Development.

The first #FirstGeneration year has come to an end.

Pravah Purohit, a student at the Indian Instititute of Management in Rothak, has been named the winner of the #FirstGeneration essay competition initiated by the Embassy of Sweden in India.

How can young values-based leadership contribute to sustainable development and achieving the 2030 Agenda? This was one of the questions in focus when inspirational figures from all over the world gathered together with grant-holders from H.M. King Carl XVI Gustaf’s Foundation for Young Leadership and representatives of foreign embassies and the public sector to take part in a workshop.

More than 300 engaged young people, teachers, inspirers and representatives of civil society and the business sector gathered on 5 October for the #FirstGeneration Global Goals Forum in Stockholm. Optimism for the future permeated the entire day, which focused on young people and the UN Global Goals.

Follow the #FirstGeneration Global Goals Forum Live from Stockholm!