Sustainable Development Goals
Goal 17, Partnerships for the Goals

Release date: January 25, 2024
Sustainable Development Goals: Goal 17, Partnerships for the Goals
Description: Sustainable Development Goals: Goal 17, Partnerships for the Goals

Promote peaceful and inclusive societies for sustainable development, provide access to justice for all and build effective, accountable and inclusive institutions at all levels

Canada's Total Official Support for Sustainable Development (TOSSD)Note 1

In 2021, Canada’s TOSSD totalled $8.7 billion. World map showing:  Americas: $1,212 million; Europe: $230 million; Africa: $3,838 million; Middle East: $649 million; Oceania: $103 million; Asia: $1,596 million. Funds allocated globallyNote 2 sum to $1,018 million.

In 2020, Canada's TOSSD peaked to help address the COVID-19 Pandemic.


Table 1
Table summary
This table displays the results of Table 1. The information is grouped by Year (appearing as row headers), Pillar 1: Cross-border flows to TOSSD-eligible countries, Pillar 2: Global and regional expenditures for international public goods and Total, calculated using Billions of dollars units of measure (appearing as column headers).
Year Pillar 1: Cross-border flows to TOSSD-eligible countries Pillar 2: Global and regional expenditures for international public goods Total
Billions of dollars
2019 4.809 2.32 7.1
2020 3.1 7.62 10.8
2021 3.08 5.57 8.7

Foreign Direct Investment

Between 2015 and 2022, Canadian direct investment abroad increased 91% reaching $1,989.6 billion. Between 2015 and 2022, foreign direct investment in Canada increased 61% reaching $1,263.9 billion.

Community Spotlight: Northern Council for Global Cooperation

Located on the traditional territory of the Kwanlin Dün and Ta’an Kwäch’än Council, in Whitehorse, Yukon, Northern Council for Global Cooperation create pathways for individuals and organizations to be part of the ever-evolving and dynamic global movements for social justice and understand our history to make sense of our present and influence the future.

UNLEASH Innovation Lab: In 2024, 200 youth from around the globe will gather in Whitehorse, Yukon for 7 days to co-create initiatives that address global issues, and equip youth with actionable tools.

Sources: Global Affairs Canada, Statistical Report on International Assistance, 2021-2022. Statistics Canada, Foreign direct investment, 2022. Northern Council for Global Cooperation, 2023.


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