What are SDGs?
17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are urgent call for action by all countries – developed and developing- in a global partnership. The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, adopted by all United Nations member states in 2015, provides a shared blueprint for peace and prosperity for people and the planet…
But still, there are a lot of questions about SDGs, children and young people think that “this is something for adults”, “this is something hard for us” but SDGs are for everyone and each of us can support them, even Smurfs.
For better understanding and positive vibes, Smurfs made campaign with United Nations, UNICEF and the United Nations foundation. Amazing Smurf characters are encouraging young people and adults to make the world happier, peaceful, equitable and healthy.
Who are The Smurfs?
The Smurfs are worldwide famous small, blue, human-like creatures who live in a mushroom-shaped houses in the forest. The Smurfs was first created and introduced as a series of comics characters by the Belgian comics artist Peyo in 1958 and The Smurfs franchise expanded into advertising, films, TV series, ice capades, video games, theme parks, dolls.
Everyone loves Smurfs!
The “Small Smurfs Big Goals” campaign is designed to encourage everyone to learn about and support the 17 Sustainable Development Goals which are agreed by all 193 member countries of the United Nations in 2015.
“We know that children and young people are some of the world’s most passionate advocates on issues that matter to them the most. We must continue to find new ways to empower them to help achieve a world free from inequality and injustice for every child. “said UNICEF Director of Communications Paloma Escudero.
“Every one of us can make a difference, regardless of our size”said Veronique Culliford, the daughter of Peyo, who created the smurfs in 1958.
End poverty in all its forms everywhere
Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages
To know more about SDG and to find out how you can contribute to achieve the Goals visit https://sustainabledevelopment.un.org/?menu=1300, discover which goals are best suited to your interest, raise your voice for a better world, share information and ideas;
For more positive vibes view the UN-Smurfs Partnership Video: