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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

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


Mental Health: Awareness and Action

Oct 10, 2012 - 12:00 PM-13:30 PM (Eastern)

This video conference explores the universality of mental illness and challenges to mental health, as well as topics including stress, stigma, and mental disorders. Ahead of the event, participating students will join international peers... more


International Day of the Girl Child Conference

Oct 9, 2012 - 11:00 AM-12:30 PM (Eastern)

This October, the world will celebrate the first United Nations designated International Day of the Girl Child. This day is needed to raise awareness, focus attention, and promote action with respect to the unique challenges and... more


Transit of Venus

Jun 5, 2012 - 16:30 PM-18:30 PM (Eastern)

The Transit of Venus occurs when Venus passes directly between the earth and the sun. The planet will appear as a small dot moving along the sun\'s surface. We are hosting a live event with schools around the world which will include... more


Live from Rio: How Youth are Using Technology to Remake Our World

Jun 5, 2012

Connect live to Rio+20: the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development on World Environment Day! With speakers from the UN's Commission on Sustainable Development Child and Youth Major Group, this event examines the complex... more


Resistance Art in the Middle East

May 17, 2012 - 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


Child Soldiers: Caught up in Conflict

May 10, 2012 - 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 Poetry Slam - Witness in the Middle East

May 9, 2012 - 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


Voice, Agency and Democratic Values in the Middle East - Part 2

Mar 8, 2012 - 9:00 AM-10:30 AM (Eastern)

Join activists in the Middle East to critically explore issues of human rights and democracy as they are understood and experienced within the context of a complex and tense ideological landscape. This challenging video conference... more


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