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Upcoming Events

International Women's Day #PressforProgress

Mar 8, 2018 - 11:00 AM-14:00 PM (Eastern)

We will be hosting four, 40 min sessions, that will blow your mind! Expert speakers, with first-hand experience in the difficulties women face, will share their stories and expertise on gender parity. They will discuss current events and... more


A Global Refugee Crisis: The Middle East and Beyond

Mar 13, 2018 - 11:00 AM-12:30 PM (Eastern)

This conference will provide students with the opportunity to connect with experts from the United Nations High Commission for Refugees, who will share their experiences within the United Nations working with Refugees. This event... more


World Water Day: Not Just a Global South Crisis

Mar 22, 2018 - 11:00 AM-12:00 PM (Eastern)

Students will come together to seek out and build consensus on how our local, national and international governments and communities can work together and resolve the ever magnifying issue of the Global Water Crisis. This event... more


Canadian Wildlife Federation (CWF): Protecting Our Pollinators

Mar 22, 2018 - 13:00 PM-14:00 PM (Eastern)

Pollinators, although small in size, play a HUGE role in our ecosystems and food chains indicating how healthy an environment is. Join us alongside expert Carolyn Callaghan Ph.D., Senior Conservation Biologist with the Canadian Wildlife... more


UNDRIP: The United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

Apr 10, 2018 - 11:00 AM-12:30 PM (Eastern)

During this conference, students & educators will explore human rights and examine why the United Nations felt Indigenous communities from around the world needed a separate document. This event will be focusing on SDG's :... more


Earth Day: Decarbonize Projects 2.0

Apr 18, 2018 - 11:00 AM-12:30 PM (Eastern)

During this event, students will celebrate the anniversary of the modern environmental movement by creating a movement of their own! Youth from around the world will come together to share their decarbonize projects and look ahead to the... more


We Are All Treaty People: Canada's 150th + 10,000 Years

May 1, 2018 - 11:00 AM-12:00 PM (Eastern)

During this event, students will have the opportunity to discuss with guest speakers current issues surrounding existing treaties and the impacts these agreements have had and continue to have on Indigenous communities. They will also... more


Past Events

World AIDS Day

Nov 29, 2013 - 09:00 AM-10:30 AM (Eastern)

Challenge indifference, commemorate victims, celebrate progress and commit to action as part of this powerful video conference ahead of World AIDS Day, by joining schools around the world to build awareness and action around HIV/AIDS,... more


RCMPTalks: A national conversation on Bullying & Cyberbullying (English)

Nov 19, 2013 - 09:00 AM-10:30 AM (Eastern)

Bullying and cyberbullying are pervasive problems in schools and communities across Canada. Stories of youth unable to cope with bullying in schools and online are increasingly common. In response, many initiatives across Canada have... more


COP19 from Warsaw, Poland

Nov 12, 2013 - 09:00 AM-10:30 AM (Eastern)

This two-part event on November 12 and 21st will be held in conjunction with the UN Conference of the Parties on climate change. This conference will examine the complex nature of climate change, connects students with innovators at... more


Middle East in Transition: Peace and Conflict

Oct 24, 2013 - 9:00 AM-10:30 AM (Eastern)

This two part event on October 24th and 31st will explore how we think about the choice between violence and non-violence, both in terms of how we remember the history of these movements, and in the current context of transition in... more


Global Dignity Day

Oct 16, 2013 - 09:00 AM-10:30 AM (Eastern)

Global Dignity Day honours our interconnectedness and the intrinsic value of each individual. During this event, thousands of students from schools across Canada and around the world will be coming together live to share personal... more


International Day of the Girl Child

Oct 11, 2013 - 9:00 AM-10:30 AM (Eastern)

The designation of October 11 as the International Day of the Girl Child is, according to the United Nations, a day meant to focus "attention on the need to address the challenges girls face and to promote girls’ empowerment and the... more


Mental Health: Awareness and Action

Oct 10, 2013 - 9:00 AM-10:30 AM (Eastern)

This video conference will explore issues related to mental health and illness among adolescents.. Understanding symptoms and methods in which to manage mental illnesses are important tools in achieving a healthy state of... more


Child Soldiers: Caught Up in Conflict

Jun 6, 2013 - 12:30 PM-14:00 PM (Eastern)

The use of children as soldiers has been universally condemned as abhorrent and unacceptable. Yet over the last ten years hundreds of thousands of children have fought and died in conflicts around the world. This video conference will... more


Residential Schools Truth and Reconciliation Commission

May 27, 2013 - 12:30 PM-14:00 PM (Eastern)

This video conference will give students as well as teachers a better perspective on residential schools in Canada. We will be exploring the causes/reasons for the creation of residential schools, while also looking at the effects the... more


Live Poetry Slam - Witness in the Middle East

May 16, 2013 - 09:00 AM-10:30 AM (Eastern)

This virtual Poetry Slam will connect students with several young poets from a variety of conflict settings in the Middle East as well as with experts in the field. We will look at how poetry has been used in both the past and the... more


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