Social Activist Affan Yesvi from Kashmir participates in UN Conference
United Nations, Mar 01 (KNB): Affan Yesvi, a young social activist from Kashmir participated in a 3 days United Nations Global Sustainability Development Goals SDGs Conference – A global preparatory meet in support of SDG7 at 2018 High-Level Political Forum in Bangkok, Thailand.
Pertinent to mention that at a very young age he founded a non-profit organization by the name of ‘The Inner Call – a forum for Evolution, Development and Awareness’ in 2009. The organization has been contributing in spheres of mental health, environment protection, women empowerment, youth activities and social research, with the sole aim of promoting human values. The organization has also organized various legal awareness camps.
The United Nations High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF), serving as the central platform for follow-up and review of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. To help provide a solid substantive foundation for the review of SDG7, a global preparatory meeting in support of the review of SDG7 at the 2018 High-Level Political Forum, jointly organized by United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UN DESA) and United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP), was held from 21-23 February 2018 at the United Nations Conference Centre in Bangkok, Thailand. (KNB)