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Upcoming Events

Conversations on Reconciliation 2022

Sep 28, 2022 - 12:00 PM-13:30 PM (Eastern)

In preparation for the National Day of Truth and Reconciliation, students will have the opportunity to discuss with distinguished guests from the Senate of Canada current issues surrounding the TRCs 94 Calls to Action and the impacts... more

#Decarbonize Fall Launch: International Day of Awareness of Food Loss and Waste

Sep 29, 2022 - 12:00 PM-13:00 PM (Eastern)

#Decarbonize is a school-based program that brings together thousands of U18 students and educators, from over 70 schools, across the Global North and Global South, in months of ongoing dialogue on climate resilience, mitigation, and... more

World Space Week

Oct 12, 2022 - 12:00 PM-13:00 PM (Eastern)

(Primary) World Space Week 2022 celebrates “Space and Sustainability”! The mission of World Space Week Association (WSWA) is to strengthen the link between space and society through public education, participation, and dialogue on the... more

#Decarbonize Lite: World Food Day

Oct 18, 2022 - 11:00 AM-12:00 PM (Eastern)

"2022 finds us with an ongoing pandemic, conflict, a climate that won’t stop warming, rising prices, and international tensions. This is affecting global food security. We need to build a sustainable world where everyone, everywhere has... more

World Food Day

Oct 18, 2022 - 13:00 PM-14:00 PM (Eastern)

(Primary) As of 2015, almost 800 million people are chronically undernourished. At the same time, 500 million people are obese. The United Nations estimates that food production needs to increase by 60 percent by 2050 to satisfy the... more

Global Dignity Day

Oct 19, 2022 - 12:00 PM-13:00 PM (Eastern)

(Primary) 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... more

Journée de la citoyenneté numérique: Réflexion sur la haine

Oct 26, 2022 - 13:30 PM-14:30 PM (Eastern)

(secondaire) Brisons la HAINE en ligne ! Rejoignez-nous et nos amis d'MediaSmarts alors que nous travaillons à développer des compétences de pensée critique pour reconnaître les types d'arguments de mauvaise foi, y compris ceux qui sont... more

Digital Citizen Day: Thinking About Hate

Oct 26, 2022 - 12:00 PM-13:00 PM (Eastern)

(secondary) Let\'s break the online HATE! Join us and our friends at MediaSmarts as we work to develop critical thinking skills to recognize types of bad faith arguments, including those that are used by hate mongers to spread... more

Going to Bat for Canada's Bats

Oct 28, 2022 - 12:00 PM-13:00 PM (Eastern)

Are you afraid of bats? Many myths and misinformation exist about bats, but did you know they play a vital role in helping control insect populations? Join the Canadian Wildlife Federation just in time for Halloween as we shed some light... more

Live From COP27: Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt

Nov 10, 2022 - 12:00 PM-13:00 PM (Eastern)

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 COP27) in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt. This event examines the complex nature of... more

Past Events

Water: A Global Crisis

Mar 19, 2015 - 11:00 AM-12:30 PM (Eastern)

Join high school students from across North America as they come together, mentored by graduate students from around the world to seek out and build consensus on how our local, national and international governments and communities can... more

A Day for the Potential of Girls Globally

Mar 6, 2015 - 11:00 AM-12:30 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 in developing countries, will share their experiences. Join us for one or all four as we listen... more

Middle East in Transition: Peace and Conflict

Mar 5, 2015 - 11:00 AM-12:30 PM (Eastern)

This two part event on March 5th and 24th 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... more

International Polar Bear Day

Feb 27, 2015 - 11:00 AM-14:00 PM (Eastern)

We invite your classroom to celebrate International Polar Bear Day by connecting LIVE to the Canadian Arctic, the backyard of our Polar Bears. On February 27th, students will be joining from around the world through video conference... more

Child Soldiers: Caught up in Conflict

Feb 5, 2015 - 11:00 AM-12:30 PM (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

Residential Schools: Stories told and Shared

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

This video conference will give students as well as teachers a better perspective on residential schools in Canada. We will be exploring the cause and reasons for the creation of residential schools, the effects the schools have had on... more

Resistance Art: Art – LIVE from the Middle East

Dec 10, 2014 - 11:00 AM-12:30 PM (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 from COP 20, Peru

Dec 2, 2014 - 11:00 AM-12:30 PM (Eastern)

This two-part event, on December 2nd and December 12th, will be held in conjunction with the UN Conference of the Parties on climate change. The conference will examine the complex nature of climate change, connects students with... more

Infectious Diseases: Ebola

Dec 1, 2014 - 11:00 AM-12:30 PM (Eastern)

Currently the world is working together to stop the spread the infectious virus of Ebola. Join us for a very informational conversation on what communities and world leaders are doing to stop the spread of the virus. We will have a guest... more

Resistance Art: Poetry of Witness– LIVE from the Middle East

Nov 25, 2014 - 11:00 AM-12:30 PM (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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