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Oct 20: Global Dignity Day - An International Celebration

Oct 20, 2021 - 11:00 AM-11:45 AM (Eastern)

Youth in schools around the world will participate in Global Dignity Day, a day to honour our interconnectedness and the intrinsic value of each individual. In celebration with this event, thousands of students from schools across Canada... more


Journalism, Fake News, and Disinformation

Oct 25, 2021 - 12:00 PM-13:00 PM (Eastern)

Break the Fake with MediaSmarts and the Canadian Commission for UNESCO. One of the most important issues in today’s digital world is the spread of online misinformation. In this session, marking Canadian Media Literacy Week, we want to... more


Oct 29: Halloween’s Creepy Crawly Creatures with the Canadian Wildlife Federation

Oct 29, 2021 - 12:00 PM-12:45 PM (Eastern)

You wouldn’t associate a rabbit or salmon with the Halloween season, but for some reason this spooky holiday has laid claim to spiders, bats, crows and more. Let’s explore these festive creatures and find out once and for all if they... more


Nov 4, 5, & 8 - "Live from the UN Climate Change Conference Series"

Nov 4, 2021

This series will be hosted by the Centre for Global Education and our Global Lead #Decarbonize Students LIVE from the UN Climate Change Conference (UNFCCC COP26) in Glasgow, Scotland. Each event will have a different focus and guest... more


Dec 1: #Decarbonize Global Celebration: Marking a Pivotal Year for Climate Change - Paris Agreement and Youth Action

Dec 1, 2021 - 11:00 AM-12:15 PM (Eastern)

Students from over 50 countries around the world come together via video conference to celebrate the 4 months of online learning, collaboration, and leadership in the #Decarbonize Global Youth Climate Project. This event sparks the... more


Past Events

Oct 13: International Day of the Girl Child: Focus on Afghanistan

Oct 13, 2021 - 12:00 PM-12:45 PM (Eastern)

The International Day of the Girl Child focuses attention on the need to address the challenges girls face and to promote girls’ empowerment and the fulfilment of their human rights. An investment in realizing the power of adolescent... more


Oct 8: World Mental Health Day

Oct 8, 2021 - 12:00 PM-12:45 PM (Eastern)

In recognition of World Mental Health Day on October 10, CGE invites you to take a closer look at how our perceptions of mental health and illness are shaped by popular culture and influenced by the media every day. Join us for a frank... more


Sept 29: #Decarbonize Global Launch: Youth Action

Sep 29, 2021 - 11:00 AM-12:30 PM (Eastern)

#Decarbonize: #Decolonize is a school-based program that brings together thousands of U18 students and educators, from 50 countries, across the Global North and Global South, in eight months of ongoing dialogue on climate resilience,... more


June 8: "World Ocean Day" One Ocean, One Climate, One Future.

Jun 8, 2021 - 12:00 PM-13:00 PM (Eastern)

On World Ocean Day, people everywhere celebrate and take action for our shared ocean, which connects us all. With our schools, our family, and our community, join with millions of others around our blue planet to start creating a better... more


Energy Flow in Global Systems - Climate Change & Environmental Action

Jun 4, 2021 - 12:00 PM-13:00 PM (Eastern)

This conference will examine the complex nature of climate change and explore practical steps and movements youth can be involved in to make a difference. The goal of this session is to provide high school students with a practical... more


UNDRIP: The Rights of Indigenous People

May 26, 2021 - 12:00 PM-13:00 PM (Eastern)

During the UNDRIP video conference, students and educators will be given the opportunity to explore The United Nations Declarations on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples document. They will discuss both amongst themselves and with guest... more


World Bee Day - Food Sustainability & Pollinators

May 20, 2021 - 12:00 PM-13:00 PM (Eastern)

under threat from human activities. Pollination is, however, a fundamental process for the survival of our ecosystems. More than 75% of the world’s food crops and 35% of global agricultural land depend on animal pollination. Not only do... more


World Migratory Bird Day with CWF - Elementary

May 7, 2021 - 12:00 PM-13:00 PM (Eastern)

"World Migratory Bird Day" - Birds come in a variety of shapes, colours and sizes! Join the Canadian Wildlife Federation to learn how bird characteristics, such as beaks, feet, legs and wings, can give us clues about what different birds... more


April 22: Earth Day 2021 - #Decarbonize COP26 Global Youth Project Launch

Apr 22, 2021 - 12:00 PM-13:00 PM (Eastern)

Ahead of the 2021 UN Climate Change Conference (COP 26), #Decarbonize: #Decolonize brings together K-12 students and educators, from over 45 countries, across the Global North and South, in eight months of ongoing dialogue on climate... more


RCMPTalks Reconciliation

Apr 21, 2021 - 12:00 PM-13:00 PM (Eastern)

The RCMP recognizes that reconciliation is not a single event or speech, nor is it something that can be checked off a list. Reconciliation is constant, a movement towards the future, a reflection of the past, and an ongoing dialogue.... more


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