7 Points Where A Little Child Shall Lead at the G-8 Summit

July 7, 2008 / No Comments

The Junior Eight Summit group handed the senior group a proposal –

1.  ”put forth a treaty that includes all nations and has strict but reasonablejuniorg 8 7 Points Where A Little Child Shall Lead at the G 8 Summit guidelines for meeting greenhouse gas emission targets.”

2.  “have progressive short- and long-term goals and a revised framework which ensures that promises are kept.”

3.  “promote the rights of children, especially girls”

4. “boost investment in Africa”

5. “tackle education and health problems”

6. “further gain a young person’s perspective on global issues.”

7. ”Let’s turn young people’s ideas into actions, and not just words.”

The J-8 Summit started in Britain in 2005 and has met annually since. The declaration was adopted by 39 young people aged 14-17 who are representing the G-8 and other countries – Japan, Britain, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Russia, the United States, Iraq, Mongolia, Nepal and South Africa.

The Bible says “a little child shall lead them” (Is. 11:6). When will we old goats begin to follow?