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How Forest Whitaker Is Supporting Sustainable Development Entrepreneur Network partner Jessica Abo spoke with actor Forest Whitaker about his involvement with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals campaign.

By Jessica Abo Edited by Dan Bova

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In 2015, world leaders adopted 17 "Global Goals" as part of the United Nations 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) focus on issues such as poverty, hunger, good health and well-being, quality education, gender equality, clean water and climate action.

UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador, actor and advocate Forest Whitaker is one of 17 high-profile individuals assisting with the SDG campaign. Entrepreneur Network partner Jessica Abo recently visited the UN and interviewed Whitaker, heads of state, celebrities and CEOs about how everyone can get involved in this initiative.

To learn more about the SDGs, click here.

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Related: What Everyone Should Know About the Global Water Crisis

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Jessica Abo

Entrepreneur Leadership Network® Contributor

Media Trainer, Keynote Speaker, and Author

Jessica Abo is a sought-after media trainer, award-winning journalist and best-selling author. Her client roster includes medical and legal experts, entrepreneurs, small business owners, startup founders, C-Suite executives, coaches, celebrities and philanthropists. Visit www.jessicaabo.com.

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