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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

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


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

Oct 23, 2012 - 13:00 PM-14:30 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


Global Dignity Day International Video Conference

Oct 17, 2012 - 11:00 AM-12:30 PM (Eastern)

Global Dignity Day is a time to honour our interconnectedness and the intrinsic value of each individual. Thousands of students from schools across Canada will be coming together LIVE via video conference. Through the sharing of personal... more


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