Goal 3: Ensure health lives and promote well-being for all at all ages.
By Sarah Kennell Originally published on Huffington Post
Health is prominently featured in the Sustainable Development Goals – and rightly so. It affects us all. From developing strategies that address the Ebola crisis to ensuring healthcare [...]
In April 2015, two CAPPD members participated in the G7/G20 parliamentarians’ conference in Berlin, Germany in the lead up to the G7 Summit. The theme of the conference was women’s economic empowerment. Following the conference, CAPPD members and other parliamentarians from G7 countries communicated the outcome from the conference, the [...]
Resolution A/HRC/29/L.16/Rev.1: Accelerating Efforts to Eliminate all Forms of Violence Against WomenThe resolution on is an annual resolution led by Canada at the UN Human Rights Council. This year, for the first time, it focused on eliminating domestic violence. This is the first ever UN resolution to use the [...]
At the beginning of August, leaders from around the world came to consensus on the future of global development for the next 15 years. The new agenda, called the “2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development,” will build on the progress of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and apply to all countries, [...]
Dear Ms. Bibeau:
I am honoured that you have agreed to serve Canadians as Minister of International Development and La Francophonie. You will be part of a strong team of ministers led by the Minister of Foreign Affairs.
We have promised Canadians a government [...]