Student Blogs – Health and Education: Critical to Achieving the SDGs

written by: Health is central to achieving Sustainable Development Goals. Having good health can notonly make a person happier but the world a better place. Sustainable Development Goals#2 (Zero Hunger), #3 (Good health and well-being), and #6 (Clean water and Sanitation)are most directly aimed at improving human health. While these specifically aim at directcontributors of […]

Student Blogs – Actions to improve Healthcare and Education

written by: Consider, what could be one of the most important things out there when we want aneconomy at its maximum potential working for the best output? Some may saytechnological advancements in order to enhance the production efficiency, others maysay the availability of resources. But these cannot be achieved if not for the people, thatis, […]

Student Blogs: How education, health, and wellbeing lead to a happy prosperous life

Introduction Having good health, well-being, and an education is essential to living a happyand prosperous life. Good health allows people to enjoy the joys of life, such astraveling the world and raising a family. Having an education ensures that a person iscapable of understanding the world around them, as well it helps them become aproductive […]

Edrex Fontanilla on how art can inspire activism

The Give Me 5 Campaign is embarking on an exciting new series of discussions with professors and academics whose work relates to the Sustainable Development Goals. For our first discussion, we sat down and talked with Edrex Fontanilla, a multimedia artist who experiments with new mediums to help evoke empathy from the viewer. Edrex uses […]

Voting, More than a Right

We wanted to pick up where we left last week. An important aspect of democracy we had mentioned last week was fair and free elections. Continuing our discussion on Peace, Justice, and Strong Institutions through democracy, we must now talk about how we achieve these fair and free elections: voting. Voting is an important civic […]

Democracy in Retreat?

Before 1776 almost all nation-states were governed by monarchies. Kings and queens generally had absolute power to do whatever they pleased. But after the American revolution shook the world a new form of governance began to bud: democracy. This new form of governing distributed power more equally and derived power from people, not monarchs. Since […]

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