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Upcoming Events

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


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


World Wildlife Day

Mar 3, 2022 - 12:00 PM-12:45 PM (Eastern)

Canada is home to over 70,000 species. That’s a lot of nature to love – and a lot of wildlife to conserve! Join us and our friends from the Canadian Wildlife Federation (CWF) as we take a closer look at how to help conserve Canada’s most... more


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


World Water Day: Inspire Action (Secondary)

Mar 22, 2022 - 11:00 AM-11:45 AM (Eastern)

World Water Day was conceived during the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development held in Rio de Janeiro in 1992. Since then the goal of the annual celebration has been to draw international attention to the need for... more


World Water Day: Inspire Action (Elementary)

Mar 22, 2022 - 13:00 PM-13:45 PM (Eastern)

World Water Day is designed to draw attention to the importance of providing clean fresh water to everyone in the world. This conference will focus on what it means to kids, families, and communities to have clean, available water, and... more


Indigenous Perspectives on Climate

Apr 13, 2022 - 12:00 PM-12:45 PM (Eastern)

Climate change poses threats and dangers to the survival of indigenous communities worldwide, even though indigenous peoples contribute the least to greenhouse emissions. Comprising less than 5% of the world's population, indigenous... more


Earth Day #Decarbonize 2022 - What is your Youth Action

Apr 22, 2022 - 11:00 AM-11:45 AM (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


Endangered Species Day

May 20, 2022 - 12:00 PM-12:45 PM (Eastern)

Canada is fortunate to be home to thousands of wildlife species and the vast areas of land and water on which they depend. Unfortunately, many of these species are in decline, due in part to human activities. There are currently more... more


UNESCO: SDGs & Art- "International Arts Education Week UNESCO"

May 26, 2022 - 12:00 PM-12:45 PM (Eastern)

International Arts Education Week aims to increase the global community’s awareness on the importance of arts education and at reinforcing its cooperation by promoting cultural diversity, intercultural dialogue and social cohesion. In... more


Past Events

LIVE from the UNESCO World Press Freedom Ceremony

May 3, 2013 - 09:00 AM-10:30 AM (Eastern)

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


Earth Day Celebration with DeforestACTION

Apr 22, 2013

On April 22nd, join us for an exciting DeforestACTION live event to celebrate World Earth Day! We will hear from guest speaker Holly Carroll, presenter from The Last of the Great Apes and youth ambassador for the Jane Goodall Institute... more


A Day for the Potential of Girls Globally

Mar 7, 2013 - 09:00 AM-10:30 AM (Eastern)

Celebrate International Women’s Day with Plan Canada, TakingITGlobal, and students from around the world as we delve into the successes and challenges girls are facing as they deal with body image, self-esteem and the right to an... more


Middle East in Transition: Peace & Conflict (Middle School)

Mar 6, 2013 - 11:00 AM-12:30 PM (Eastern)

These sessions 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)

Mar 6, 2013 - 09:00 AM-10:30 AM (Eastern)

These sessions 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


Child Soldiers: Caught Up in Conflict

Feb 12, 2013 - 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 from COP-18

Dec 6, 2012 - 09:00 AM-10:30 AM (Eastern)

Held in conjunction with the UN Climate Change Conference, this event examines the complex nature of climate change, connects students with innovators at the conference in Qatar, and explores practical steps and movements youth can be... more


World AIDS Day: Live from Ghana

Nov 29, 2012 - 09:00 AM-10:30 AM (Eastern)

[1:50:58 AM] terry.godwaldt: Collaborate with students/schools from around the world as we build awareness and action aroundHIV/AIDS, both down the street and around the world. Your students will have an opportunity to join a global... more


COP-Under-18 Interactive Video Conference

Nov 14, 2012 - 11:00 AM-12:30 PM (Eastern)

COP Under-18 is a youth conference to correspond with the COP18 conference in Qatar this December. The conference will be an alternative to the UN-organized event for youth who are interested in discussing the issues of climate change... more


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


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