Empowering Youth To Secure The Future Of Wildlife - External link to CITES Secretary-General's Op Ed

“The future is in your hands.” This is an oft-repeated statement in remarks about young people meant to inspire them.
 
But frankly, it can also be read as a cop out, a statement that implies abdication of responsibility from our generation, as in “we’ve done all we can—it’s up to them now ...”We do not subscribe to this view.