Canada commits to explore ways to better address the particular barriers faced by disabled persons organizations and persons with disabilities in contributing to and benefitting from sustainable development efforts. This includes encouraging enhanced collection of disability disaggregated data in development programmes, advocating for greater priority and attention to inclusive education within the Global Partnership for Education, and supporting UNWomen as it develops and implements its 2018-2021 Strategy for the Empowerment of Women and Girls with Disabilities through engagement at Headquarters and at the UNWomen Executive Board. 

Timeframe and/or implementation plan: Ongoing         

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Global Affairs Canada is the department in the Government of Canada that manages Canada's diplomatic and consular relations, to encourage the country's international trade, and to lead Canada's international development and humanitarian assistance.