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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

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


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


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