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Sustainable Development Goals: an action plan for everyone

By International Development Minister Marie-Claude Bibeau      

In a few days, at UN headquarters in New York, I'll help present Canada’s Voluntary National Review, setting out its commitments to the SDGs’ 2030 agenda.

International Development Minister Marie-Claude Bibeau and Haitian entrepreneur Wezdana Stanly Albert pictured at the United Nations. Photograph courtesy of Marie-Claude BIbeau's office
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Like a growing number of people and organizations in Canada, I am proud to support the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Have you heard of them? I could describe them as a global call to action to end poverty by 2030. I could also list the 17 ambitious goals, which represent the most pressing challenges of our time. But personally, I get a better sense of what it all means each time I meet someone like Wezdana

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