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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 and Conflict

Oct 22, 2014 - 0:00 AM-0:00 AM (Eastern)

This two part event on October 22nd and 29th will explore how we think about the choice between violence and nonviolence, both in terms of how we remember the history of these movements, and in the current context of transition in the... more


Mental Health: Awareness and Action

Oct 10, 2014 - 11:00 AM-12:30 PM (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 psychological... more


International Day of the Girl Child

Oct 9, 2014 - 11:00 AM-14:00 PM (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


DeforestACTION

Sep 16, 2014

DeforestACTION Launch – DeforestACTION provides an array of educational resources that help students engage in meaningful, global collaborative problem-solving by exploring the global issue of deforestation. As one of the world’s largest... more


Climate Change in My Municipality

Jun 4, 2014 - 11:00 AM-13:00 PM (Eastern)

This exciting video-conference will connect students across Canada to explore the affects climate change in their community and how their municipality it tackling climate change. This videoconference is put on as a partnership between... more


Let’s Talk Mental Health National Video Conference & Campaign

May 28, 2014 - 0:00 AM-0:00 AM (Eastern)

Join us for the Let’s Talk Mental Health National Video Conference & Campaign! Students across Canada are welcomed to TAKE ACTION in promoting mental health awareness and fundraise to support a mental health charity of their choice.... more


Resistance Art in the Middle East

May 20, 2014 - 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 Poetry Slam - Witness in the Middle East

May 9, 2014 - 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


LIVE from the UNESCO World Press Freedom Ceremony

May 6, 2014 - 11:00 AM-24:30 PM (Eastern)

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


Let’s Talk Mental Health National Video Conference & Campaign

Mar 25, 2014 - 12:00 PM-13:45 PM (Eastern)

The Let's Talk Mental Health is a nation-wide videoconference campaign on mental health. Delivered by TakingITGlobal, together with the Centre for Global Education, CHIMP and Canadian Education Forum, this two-part videoconference will... more


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