Campaign in Sofia to promote Sustainable Development Goals

On 24.09.2015 dozens of lanterns rose over the sky of Sofia to send messages for better future of the planet. The event, which was organized in front of the National Theater in Sofia, is part of the Light the Way global campaign to promote Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) of the United Nations.

Organizers of the event for Bulgaria are Global Initiative on Psychiatry Sofia; Foundation Gender Education, Research and Technology; United Nation association and Bulgarian Platform for International Development. Installation with candles, tree with messages, a fire show and a lesson in dancing were just some highlights in the program. The event ended with the lighting of a hundred lanterns that were released into the night sky over Sofia. From 25-27 September at the UN headquarters in New York, world leaders will accept 17 global Sustainable Development Goals, which include: eradicating poverty, end of hunger, provision of quality education for all, reducing inequalities, responsible consumption and combat climate changes. The SDG are historical opportunity to create a better future for all of us. The event was courtesy supported by the Bulgarian Air Traffic Services Authority.

By Valentina Hristakeva