Canada reaffirms its dedication to the 2030 Agenda at the United Nations High-degree Political Forum on Sustainable Growth

GATINEAU, QC, July 16, 2021 /CNW Telbec/ – The COVID-19 pandemic has laid bare prevalent socio-economic inequalities all over the world. The 2030 Agenda and its 17 Sustainable Advancement Plans give Canada and the environment with a framework for an inclusive and resilient recovery that leaves no 1 powering.

In support of Canada’s ongoing commitment to the 2030 Agenda, Ahmed Hussen, Minister of People, Young children and Social Development, together with Karina Gould, Minister of Worldwide Progress and Maninder Sidhu, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of International Advancement, participated in the 2021 United Nations Higher-amount Political Discussion board on Sustainable Enhancement, which was held on the net from July 6-15.

Minister Hussen and Minister Gould partnered with Chief Wilton Littlechild, Yukon Minister of Education Jeanie McLean, Mayor of Montréal Valérie Plante, and youth representative Peace Olanipekun to produce a unified Nationwide Assertion to the United Nations. The Nationwide Statement tackled the urgency of dismantling barriers to prosperity and inclusion confronted by marginalized populations, as very well as the possibilities that occur from a eco-friendly and inclusive restoration. With each other, the speakers highlighted the relevance of partnership and coordinated motion.

In addition, Minister Hussen and Minister Gould co-hosted Canada’s formal aspect-party “Beating social boundaries in the care economy for an inclusive and resilient restoration: growth that supports all people.” Co-sponsored by Bangladesh, Vietnam and UN Girls, and showcasing skilled panelists from the Global Labour Corporation, the Abroad Advancement Institute, the Atkinson Basis, and the Munk College of World wide Affairs and Community Plan at the University of Toronto, the function appeared at means to deal with limitations in the care sector and the burden of unpaid do the job on gals and ladies. Contributors explored strategies to aid women’s equivalent participation in the overall economy including through investments in early understanding and childcare, the place the COVID-19 pandemic has exposed significant gaps and challenges.

Canada continues to be steadfast in its determination to the 2030 Agenda and to functioning with our domestic and international partners by means of the UN Decade of Motion to speed up and achieve progress on the Sustainable Progress Targets. By championing a entire-of-culture approach, Canada’s 2030 Agenda Countrywide Tactic seeks to progress progress on all of the Sustainable Development Aims recognizing that anyone has a part in obtaining sustainable progress.


Canada is fully commited to transferring the 2030 Agenda forward, and tackling head-on the systemic discrimination and socio-economic inequalities that go on to persist. Together we will assure that everyone can share similarly in Canada’s financial, social and environmental prosperity and that no a single is remaining at the rear of.”

Ahmed Hussen, Minister of Households, Little ones and Social Growth

“The Sustainable Advancement aims deliver the blueprint for all of us—as individuals, as communities, as countries, and as an intercontinental community—to just take concrete actions to establish a brighter long term. Canada is dedicated to the 2030 Agenda, and to operating together to create a more healthy, greener, extra equitable globe.”

Karina Gould, Minister of International Progress

Swift Reality

  • The High-stage Political Discussion board is the United Nations’ major system on sustainable enhancement and has a central role in the comply with-up and critique of the 2030 Agenda and the Sustainable Improvement Plans at the world amount. It presents an option for nations around the world and corporations to showcase how they are supporting the achievement of the SDGs. This year’s topic was “Sustainable and resilient recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic that encourages the economic, social and environmental dimensions of sustainable improvement.

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