Zipporah Hawa Moriba, a prominent Sierra Leonean executive director, youth leader, SDGs advocate, gender activist, and GenU Youth Ambassador, took part in the opening session of the United Nations 2023 High-Level Political Forum.
The forum, held at the United Nations Headquarters in New York, serves as a critical platform for assessing the progress made in implementing the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and its 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
Moriba, known for her passionate commitment to youth inclusion and sustainable development, expressed her excitement at the opportunity to engage with global leaders and discuss the meaningful and sustainable future of young people. As an advocate for the SDGs, she emphasized the importance of incorporating youth perspectives into the development agenda.
The High-Level Political Forum plays a vital role in reviewing the global efforts towards achieving the SDGs, promoting sustainable development, and addressing critical challenges facing our world. The forum brings together representatives from governments, civil society organizations, and the private sector to share experiences, exchange best practices, and identify gaps in implementation.
Moriba’s presence at the opening session of the forum highlights the recognition of Sierra Leone’s commitment to youth empowerment and sustainable development. Her participation serves as an inspiration to young people worldwide, demonstrating the importance of their voices and involvement in shaping the future they will inherit.
As the United Nations continues its pursuit of the SDGs, leaders like Zipporah Hawa Moriba play a crucial role in advocating for youth inclusion and promoting sustainable development as a pathway to a better world. Their efforts contribute to the collective global endeavor to achieve the goals outlined in the 2030 Agenda and create a more equitable and sustainable future for all.