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Upcoming Events

International Day of the Girl Child

Oct 11, 2017 - 11:00 AM-14:00 PM (Eastern)

Celebrate International Day of the Girl Child by joining one or all four, 40 minute virtual sessions with amazing, powerful women from across the globe. The three primary goals of this conference are to: 1) Raise... more


Global Dignity Day

Oct 18, 2017 - 11:00 AM-13:00 PM (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 stories... more


What is Truth? #AlternativeFacts

Oct 19, 2017 - 11:00 AM-12:30 PM (Eastern)

We invite your classroom to join us in looking at society’s shifting role from consumer to content creator, bringing with it a new challenge of determining the accuracy and validity of source material. During the video conference... more


LIVE from United Nations Climate Conference in Germany (COP23) (Part 1 & Part 2)

To be determined - Check back soon!

This two-part conference will examine the complex nature of climate change, connect students with innovators at the UN Conference of the Parties on climate change in Bonn, Germany and explore practical steps and movements youth can be... more


Middle East in Transition: From the Arab Spring to the Syrian Refugee Crisis

Nov 14, 2017 - 11:00 AM-12:30 PM (Eastern)

During this conference students will explore the evolution of governmental ideologies and the current social climate within the Middle East, with a focus on agents of change (eg. Social Media). This conference will be focusing on... more


Resistance Art: A UNESCO Human Rights Exploration

Dec 7, 2017 - 11:00 AM-12:30 PM (Eastern)

Have your classroom celebrate International Day of Human Rights through a series of fun and interactive activities. This exciting video-conference will explore how the visual arts can be used as a tool to bring awareness to social... more


Global Citizenship: SDGs, Globalization & You

Dec 12, 2017 - 11:00 AM-12:30 PM (Eastern)

This video conference will allow students the opportunity to come together to explore and define concepts such as equity, empathy and relationality. They will seek out and build consensus on how their unique locations translate on a... more


North American Residential Schools: Past, Present & Future Impacts

Dec 14, 2017 - 11:00 AM-12:30 PM (Eastern)

This video conference will give students as well as teachers a better perspective on residential schools across North America. We will be exploring the cause and reasons for the creation of residential schools, the effects the schools... more


International Women’s Day: Poetry of Witness

Mar 8, 2018

We will be hosting four, 40 min sessions, that will blow your mind! Expert speakers will share their first-hand experiences and stories about the difficulties women face. During this conference, women, young and old, will share... more


A Global Refugee Crisis: The Middle East and Beyond

Mar 12, 2018

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


Past Events

LIVE from the UNESCO World Press Freedom Ceremony

May 3, 2013 - 09:00 AM-10:30 AM (Eastern)

This two part video conference will bring your students LIVE to the UNESCO World Press Freedom Ceremony in Costa Rica and give them the opportunity to interact, face-to-face, with past laureates of this most esteemed international... more


Earth Day Celebration with DeforestACTION

Apr 22, 2013

On April 22nd, join us for an exciting DeforestACTION live event to celebrate World Earth Day! We will hear from guest speaker Holly Carroll, presenter from The Last of the Great Apes and youth ambassador for the Jane Goodall Institute... more


A Day for the Potential of Girls Globally

Mar 7, 2013 - 09:00 AM-10:30 AM (Eastern)

Celebrate International Women’s Day with Plan Canada, TakingITGlobal, and students from around the world as we delve into the successes and challenges girls are facing as they deal with body image, self-esteem and the right to an... more


Middle East in Transition: Peace & Conflict (Middle School)

Mar 6, 2013 - 11:00 AM-12:30 PM (Eastern)

These sessions 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 the Middle East. Students will... more


Middle East in Transition: Peace & Conflict (High School)

Mar 6, 2013 - 09:00 AM-10:30 AM (Eastern)

These sessions 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 the Middle East. Students will... more


Child Soldiers: Caught Up in Conflict

Feb 12, 2013 - 9:00 AM-10:30 AM (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


Live from COP-18

Dec 6, 2012 - 09:00 AM-10:30 AM (Eastern)

Held in conjunction with the UN Climate Change Conference, this event examines the complex nature of climate change, connects students with innovators at the conference in Qatar, and explores practical steps and movements youth can be... more


World AIDS Day: Live from Ghana

Nov 29, 2012 - 09:00 AM-10:30 AM (Eastern)

[1:50:58 AM] terry.godwaldt: Collaborate with students/schools from around the world as we build awareness and action aroundHIV/AIDS, both down the street and around the world. Your students will have an opportunity to join a global... more


COP-Under-18 Interactive Video Conference

Nov 14, 2012 - 11:00 AM-12:30 PM (Eastern)

COP Under-18 is a youth conference to correspond with the COP18 conference in Qatar this December. The conference will be an alternative to the UN-organized event for youth who are interested in discussing the issues of climate change... more


Middle East in Transition: Peace & Conflict (Middle School)

Oct 23, 2012 - 11:00 AM-12:30 PM (Eastern)

This session 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 the Middle East. Students will... more


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