The United Nations—where nations come together to solve problems that affect humanity—might not seem to have much of an impact on your life, but that couldn’t be farther from the truth. From climate action to gender equality, they’re working on the same issues that are close to your heart—and you can help!
There are 17 important global problems they’ve chosen to work on (they call them the sustainable development goals, or SDGs). By learning more about them, connecting with others who care, and then taking action in your community and beyond, you can play an important role in healing our world and creating a better tomorrow for all of us. Plus? When you’ve completed all the steps, you'll earn a special award.