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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

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

Oct 23, 2012 - 13:00 PM-14:30 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

Global Dignity Day International Video Conference

Oct 17, 2012 - 11:00 AM-12:30 PM (Eastern)

Global Dignity Day is a time to honour our interconnectedness and the intrinsic value of each individual. Thousands of students from schools across Canada will be coming together LIVE via video conference. Through the sharing of personal... more

Mental Health: Awareness and Action

Oct 10, 2012 - 12:00 PM-13:30 PM (Eastern)

This video conference explores the universality of mental illness and challenges to mental health, as well as topics including stress, stigma, and mental disorders. Ahead of the event, participating students will join international peers... more

International Day of the Girl Child Conference

Oct 9, 2012 - 11:00 AM-12:30 PM (Eastern)

This October, the world will celebrate the first United Nations designated International Day of the Girl Child. This day is needed to raise awareness, focus attention, and promote action with respect to the unique challenges and... more

Transit of Venus

Jun 5, 2012 - 16:30 PM-18:30 PM (Eastern)

The Transit of Venus occurs when Venus passes directly between the earth and the sun. The planet will appear as a small dot moving along the sun\'s surface. We are hosting a live event with schools around the world which will include... more

Live from Rio: How Youth are Using Technology to Remake Our World

Jun 5, 2012

Connect live to Rio+20: the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development on World Environment Day! With speakers from the UN's Commission on Sustainable Development Child and Youth Major Group, this event examines the complex... more

Resistance Art in the Middle East

May 17, 2012 - 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

Child Soldiers: Caught up in Conflict

May 10, 2012 - 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 Poetry Slam - Witness in the Middle East

May 9, 2012 - 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

Voice, Agency and Democratic Values in the Middle East - Part 2

Mar 8, 2012 - 9:00 AM-10:30 AM (Eastern)

Join activists in the Middle East to critically explore issues of human rights and democracy as they are understood and experienced within the context of a complex and tense ideological landscape. This challenging video conference... more

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