OR Tambo Children’s Declaration 2017

We, the children of Southern Africa hope to embody the diplomatic and life values of OR Tambo when taking action as well as commit ourselves to creating positive change as he did. We commit to carrying out the aims of the United Nations Global Goals for Sustainable Development in our daily lives. We believe in our power as children to affect change and better our communities.

Celebrating the life of OR Tambo and the revolution he brought about in South Africa,

Committing ourselves to living and creating change according to the morals and diplomatic values that OR Tambo upheld and enshrined,

Affirming the power and potential of children and youth and their role in bettering society,

Emphasising the importance of the United Nations Global Goals for Sustainable Development and their implementation in all tiers of society,

Promising to live in a way that promotes and aids in the fulfillment of the Sustainable Development Goals,

Acknowledging the significance of the 24th of October being the day that the United Nations was established 72 years ago.