The imperative to leave no one behind

Leave no one behind.

This was the ambitious commitment in the creation of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The SDGs are a set of universal goals “unique in that they cover issues that affect us all. They reaffirm our international commitment to end poverty, permanently, everywhere. They are ambitious in making sure no one is left behind” ( background). These 17 goals, such as zero hunger, are for striving toward by developed and developing countries.