APFSD Youth Forum Call to Action 2023: Oceania
29 March 2023
Accelerating the recovery from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) and the full implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development at all levels in Asia and the Pacific with Young People at the Forefront SITUATIONAL ANALYSIS change, geopolitics and economic situations continues to leave the Pacific at the forefront of global The Pacific region is home to 17 countries. [...] Geopolitics According to recent discussions with the United Nations in the Solomon Islands also co-exists with nepotism Office in Fiji, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Tuvalu and contributing to unethical practices and abuse of funds Vanuatu, the Pacific is said to not even achieve 75% by those in power. [...] Nations in Fiji, Solomon Islands, Tonga and Vanuatu have audited their work spaces to pilot the hiring of However, this does not mean the Pacific is not pushing persons with disabilities to be employed at the UN. [...] Youths in the Pacific are policy emphasises the need to develop renewable energy to be given the same opportunities to also engage and increase energy efficiency, as well as the importance as other youths around the world irrespective of of energy access for economic development. [...] This needs to be advised work with organisations of persons with disabilities to community leaders in rural areas who continue to (OPDs) around the region and gain their insight and exclude the participation of youths and youths with knowledge on building accessible infrastructure for disabilities from voicing their issues.