Global Goals: Partnership for the Goals

July 31, 2017By WV AdvocacyGlobal Goals No Comments

Goal #17: Revitalize the Global Partnership for Sustainable Development Strengthen the means of implementation and revitalize the global partnership for sustainable development. The final Global Goal, partnership for the goals, ties all the goals together. This goal stands as an important reminder that the success of the Global Goals is dependent on the success of … Read More

Global Goals: Building Community

July 27, 2017By WV AdvocacyGlobal Goals No Comments

Goal #8: DECENT WORK & ECONOMIC GROWTH By Daisy Francis, Senior Researcher and Policy Analyst for World Vision Promote sustained, inclusive, and sustainable economic growth, full and productive employment, and decent work for all. In many parts of the world, having a job may not be enough to enable you to escape from poverty.  Slow … Read More

Global Goals: Stewarding God’s Earth

July 24, 2017By WV AdvocacyGlobal Goals No Comments

Goal #7: AFFORDABLE & CLEAN ENERGY By Zoey Wilson, Advocacy Communications Associate for World Vision Ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable, and modern energy for all. Affordable and Clean Energy, Global Goal 7, is a push to become better stewards of the earth by using energy more efficiently and finding new and sustainable sources of … Read More

Global Goals: Finding Equality

July 20, 2017By WV AdvocacyGlobal Goals No Comments

Goal #4: QUALITY EDUCATION By Jessica Bousquette, Policy Advisor for Child Protection for World Vision and Shannon Sowell, formerly Senior Project Coordinator for World Vision Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all. Education is power, a key to unlocking doors to a future that is otherwise out of reach. … Read More

Global Goals: Meeting Physical Needs

July 17, 2017By WV AdvocacyGlobal Goals 2 Comments

Goal #1: NO POVERTY By Amanda Mootz, Advocacy Mobilization Specialist for World Vision End poverty in all its forms everywhere. In a rural Kenyan village in June 2016, I met John and Grace, a couple who had to bury two of their children just after their first birthdays because of malnutrition. Malnutrition sounds so clinical. … Read More