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The painting titled Human Trafficking 1 illustrates the millions of human trafficking victims around the world. The wavy lines around the yellow center depict the victims who are chained up and sold into human trafficking. These lines of people were purposefully made with no hands to describe how powerless and hopeless the human trafficking victims feel. Artist Sang Jin Choi drew each of these people with his thumb to show his dedication to the end of human trafficking. He also drew them in many different colors to show that human trafficking victims can be from any background and race. In the background of this piece the blocks of different colors represent the many different races, languages, and cultures that exist in the world. This illustrates that many people around the world are concerned about this issue and that human trafficking is a worldwide issue. In the center of this painting is a yellow circle. Upon further inspection, you will see that it is a drawing of a globe. The m...

Starting from January 1, 2016, the United Nations (UN) created a list of goals that they were planning to fulfill by the end of 15 years. The list contained 17 different goals and encouraged all countries to mobilize their efforts to bring an end to poverty, tackle the pressing matter of climate change, and to fight against inequality all around the world. The UN hopes that through this global movement, they will be able to transform the world.

The UN stated that for sustainable development to be achieved, it is crucial to harmonize three elements: “economic growth, social inclusion, and environmental protection.” They have set up a system of global indicators to monitor the progress on the goals for sustainable development. The UN have also created individualized objectives for each of the 17 Goals for Sustainable Development. For instance, the 7th goal is for everyone to have access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy. There are a total of 5 objectives that the UN i...

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