With an aim to end poverty, protect our planet, improve human rights and ensure prosperity for everyone, 17 universal development goals were agreed upon by almost all countries back in 2015. These Sustainable Development Goals and human rights, under the supervision of the United Nations, are part of a new sustainable development agenda.The importance of sustainable development goals and human rightsEvery participating country should reach the determined development targets within the next 15 years. The Sustainable Development Goals strive to be all-inclusive, envisioning “a world of universal respect for equality and non-discrimination.” Thus, drastically improving the human rights situations of millions of people all over the globe. This includes gender equality and access to public institutions for everyone. It is a human right not to be left behind. Because when citizens cannot communicate with public institutions, they cannot hold them accountable for the fulfillment of their human rights and that is a violation of the rights that the public institutions should protect.