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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: Sustainable Food Practices

Nov 9, 2022 - 12:00 PM-12:45 PM (Eastern)

(Primary) Join our #Decarbonize lead students live from the International Climate Change Conference (COP27) in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt. Participating youth will engage in discussions on sustainable food practices and how they relate to... more

Past Events

Treaties: We Are All Treaty People

Mar 9, 2022 - 12:00 PM-12:45 PM (Eastern)

During this event, students will have the opportunity to discuss with distinguished guests from the Senate of Canada current issues surrounding existing treaties and the impacts these agreements have had and continue to have on... more

CWF Series: Powerful Pollinators

Feb 23, 2022 - 12:00 PM-12:45 PM (Eastern)

Grades 2-6: Butterflies, Bees, and Beetles, OH MY! Join us and our friends from the Canadian Wildlife Federation (CWF) as we take a closer look at the powerful pollinators in our ecosystems! Our conversation will cover the roles,... more

Black History: More than just a month

Feb 15, 2022 - 12:00 PM-12:45 PM (Eastern)

How much do we know about black history in Canada? Who were the key figures? What do we lose when we don't include black stories in our history? This panel discussion focuses on Anti-Black racism in Canada starting with an overview of... more

International Day of Women in Science

Feb 9, 2022 - 12:00 PM-12:45 PM (Eastern)

Let's celebrate the International Day of Women in Science! Join CGE and WiSER to learn how women have shaped our scientific understanding and how they continue to innovate the Science, Technology, Art, Engineering, and Math field. An... more

SDG Series: “Youth Gender Forum: The key to unlocking transformational change”

Dec 8, 2021 - 11:00 AM-11:45 AM (Eastern)

‘Equity’ ‘Equality’ & ‘Empowerment’ Do these words interest you? In this event, we will discuss and understand important terms, the importance of gender equality, causes of discrimination, issues in the community, and what we should do... more

SDG Series: “Global Health: Communities make the difference”

Dec 1, 2021 - 12:00 PM-13:00 PM (Eastern)

This learning event will allow students the opportunity to come together to explore and define concepts such as equity, empathy, and building strong communities in the context of Global Health. Hosted on World AIDS Day, students will... 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

SDG Series: “H2Whoa! Water Conservation and Protection”

Nov 24, 2021 - 11:00 AM-12:00 PM (Eastern)

Join us for a dialogue with experts on what improving water quality really takes, and why the role of youth matters, from restoring wetlands that have vanished to managing the lands that grow crops to the policies that create a real... more

SDG Series: "Poverty Alleviation & Youth Empowerment: Experiences and New Ideas"

Nov 17, 2021 - 11:00 AM-12:00 PM (Eastern)

How do we think about, learn about, and act to diminish poverty, while also improving social solidarity? This event is a blend of a learning workshop and discussion group on how to alleviate poverty and its impacts on communities. An... more

Nov 4 & 5 - LIVE from COP26

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

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