Impact of the SDGs on children’s rights and wellbeing

Interview with Luis Fernando Carrera Castro, Permanent Representative of Guatemala to the United Nations

In his interview with Equity for Children Carrera Castro explains the objectives of the SDG agenda, emphasizes the importance of selecting appropriate means of implementation and discusses different points of entry to incorporate child rights in the current Post-2015 Development Agenda discussions.

Prior to his current post, Luis Fernando Carrera Castro was Minister of Foreign Affairs for Guatemala and, before entering diplomatic service, worked for UNICEF. He is currently engaged in a recently founded group of UN Ambassadors who are pushing forward the agenda for child rights in the intergovernmental negotiations on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

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