UNITED NATIONS SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS TRAINING
In celebration of Canada 150th, the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) Youth Training Canada mobilizes 10,000 Canadian youth to advocate and implement the SDGs through 100 local actions and 50 training’s in colleges and universities across Canada in 2017. Interact with UN officials, policymakers, and civil society activists who identified, created, and are implementing the Sustainable Development Goals around the world. You will receive a certificate for the training from the Foundation for Environmental Stewardship. Develop a deeper understanding of the Sustainable Development Goals and relate to organizations through which you can be the SDG advocates.
Note: This training event is open to both high school and post-secondary students as well as the community at large.
Why are we doing this? Foundation for Environmental Stewardship is a Canadian registered charity and a UN accredited organization with a mission to empower youth for sustainable development. We are working with UN programs to deliver practical training for youth on advocacy and local implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals.
Host: International Development and Global Studies Graduate Student Association
International Development Graduate Student Association (GDVM) offers career development opportunities, social events, and innovative learning opportunities meant to enhance student’s academic experiences and inspire them to become global leaders and partners in the both the international development and Canadian work space.