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Indigenous-Led Partnerships: Leaving No Ecosystem Behind – HuffPost Canada
by pmnationtalk onFebruary 6, 201844 Views
When looking to partner with Indigenous communities in Canada, it is imperative to recognize the immense knowledge that exist at the community level.
February 05, 2018
The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are universal. Why then does the global development sector look so narrowly overseas to apply them?
Canada has committed to achieving 17 ambitious goals to address social and environmental issues globally. That means we are equally responsible for reaching sustainable development targets internationally as we are here at home.
But when it comes to measuring our achievements against the SDGs, the disparities between non-Indigenous and Indigenous people in Canada will get lost in the only type of statistic we’ll be obligated to report: national aggregate data.