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Upcoming Events

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 artistic expression. This exciting video-conference will explore how different art mediums can be used as a tool to bring awareness to social issues, conflicts and... 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 look at how their unique locations translate on a global scale and build... 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


World Water Day: Not Just a Global South Crisis

Mar 22, 2018 - 11:00 AM-12:30 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 Water: A Global Crisis. This event will... more


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

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

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 address Sustainable Development Goal 10 Reduced... more


Earth Day: Decarbonize Projects 2.0

Apr 19, 2018 - 11:00 AM-12:30 PM (Eastern)

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 next United... more


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

May 1, 2018

Students will discuss with guest speakers current issues surrounding existing signed treaties and the impacts these agreements have had and continue to have on Indigenous communities. Students will also have the chance to explore and... more


Past Events

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


Resistance Art in the Middle East

May 9, 2013 - 09:00 AM-10:30 AM (Eastern)

This exciting video conference will connect students with several young artists from a variety of conflict settings in the Middle East to discuss the significance of resistance art in the context of conflict. We will explore how the... more


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


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