Leaving No One Behind


The 2030 Agenda and its 17 Sustainable Development Goals have the potential to end poverty, fight inequality, and tackle climate change. It is now up to all of us to work together to develop Canada’s path forward.


"As we embark on this great collective journey, we pledge that no one will be left behind. Recognizing that the dignity of the human person is fundamental, we wish to see the Goals and targets met for all nations and peoples and for all segments of society. And we will endeavour to reach the furthest behind first." – The UN 2030 Agenda


The 2030 Agenda and its 17 Sustainable Development Goals have the potential to end poverty, fight inequality, and tackle climate change. It is now up to all of us to work together to develop Canada’s path forward.


"As we embark on this great collective journey, we pledge that no one will be left behind. Recognizing that the dignity of the human person is fundamental, we wish to see the Goals and targets met for all nations and peoples and for all segments of society. And we will endeavour to reach the furthest behind first." – The UN 2030 Agenda

  • QUICK FACTS - LEAVING NO ONE BEHIND

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    • At the heart of the 2030 Agenda is the commitment to leave no one behind and to reach the furthest behind first.

    • All people, regardless of their backgrounds, have the right to fulfill their potential in life, and lead decent, dignified and rewarding lives in a healthy environment. This means that the goals and targets of the 2030 Agenda need to be met for all of society.

    • Too often, those left behind are people living in poverty and other vulnerable situations, including children, youth, and persons with disabilities, seniors, Indigenous peoples, immigrant and refugee populations, and members of the LGBTQ2 community. Their voices must be heard, and their active participation as agents of change needs to be supported.

    • Canada has a responsibility to ensure the benefits of economic growth, peace, and prosperity are fairly distributed, and to empower those left behind by supporting their meaningful participation in civil engagement and decision-making. This means taking deliberate action to curb inequalities and fast-track progress among the most vulnerable communities.

    • At the heart of the 2030 Agenda is the commitment to leave no one behind and to reach the furthest behind first.

    • All people, regardless of their backgrounds, have the right to fulfill their potential in life, and lead decent, dignified and rewarding lives in a healthy environment. This means that the goals and targets of the 2030 Agenda need to be met for all of society.

    • Too often, those left behind are people living in poverty and other vulnerable situations, including children, youth, and persons with disabilities, seniors, Indigenous peoples, immigrant and refugee populations, and members of the LGBTQ2 community. Their voices must be heard, and their active participation as agents of change needs to be supported.

    • Canada has a responsibility to ensure the benefits of economic growth, peace, and prosperity are fairly distributed, and to empower those left behind by supporting their meaningful participation in civil engagement and decision-making. This means taking deliberate action to curb inequalities and fast-track progress among the most vulnerable communities.