Youth activism comes to the United Nations

Young people line up along side a display at UN headquarters in New York representing the 17 Sustainable Development Goals .
UN Photo/Laura Jarriel
Young people line up along side a display at UN headquarters in New York representing the 17 Sustainable Development Goals .
UN staff and their families gather at UN Headquarters in New York in support of the youth-led global climate strike.
UN Photo/Loey Felipe
Greta Thunberg (right), Climate Activist, with  Anurag Saha Roy (center), Winner of the Summer of Solutions Pitch Competition, and Secretary-General António Guterres back stage at the opening of the UN Climate Action Summit 2019.
UN Photo/Mark Garten
Swedish climate activist, Greta Thunberg , speaks at the opening of the UN Climate Action Summit 2019.
UN Photo/Cia Pak
Aidan Gallagher (r), a Goodwill Ambassador for the UN Environment Programme, prepares to address the UN Youth Climate Summit in New York.
UN Photo/Laura Jarriel
Children attend an International Day of Peace event at the UN in New York.
UN Photo/Laura Jarriel
The UN Youth Envoy, Jayathma Wickramanayake, at the Youth Climate Summit in New York.
UN Photo/Kim Haughton