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Sustainable Development Goals Youth Training- Brock University

Foundation for Environmental Stewardship

Saturday, 11 November 2017 from 10:30 AM to 5:30 PM (EST)

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UNITED NATIONS'
SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS TRAINING

 

UNITED NATIONS COMES TO
BROCK UNIVERSITY

 

 

In celebration of #Canada150, the SDGs Youth Training Canada mobilizes 10,000 Canadian youth to advocate and implement the SDGs through 100 local actions and 50 trainings 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 be connected with organizations through which you can be the SDG Advocates.

 

 

Who are we and why are we doing this?
Foundation for Environmental Stewardship Foundation for Environmental Stewardship (FES) is a youth-led, youth-serving sustainable development organization. FES is a not-for-profit corporation whose registered charity number is 801430307 RR0001. FES is an accredited organization by the United Nations and has a special consultative status with the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) of the United Nations.

 

Our mission is to create a more inclusive, equitable, and sustainable future by empowering youth. We envision every young person who will grow to make their personal and professional choices to reflect the human impact on the environment for a sustainable future. 

 

Partnered with 23 United Nations entities, the SDGs Youth Training Canada mobilizes 10,000 Canadian youth to advocate and implement the SDGs through 100 local actions and 50 trainings in colleges and universities across Canada in 2017.

 

 

 

 

Organizing Partners

 

TBD

 

Schedule

  • 09h30 – 10h30: Registration and Coffee and Networking
  • 10h30 – 11h20: Welcome remarks and Session 1: SDGs Examples
  • 11h20 – 12h00: Session 2: UN Speaker and Q&A
  • 12h00 – 13h00: Lunch, NGO Exhibit, and Networking
  • 13h00 – 14h30: Session 3: Skills Development
  • 14h30 – 15h30: Session 4: Solution Design Session
  • 15h30 – 15h45: Closing ceremony and photo op
  • 15h45 – 16h30: Networking

Use #CANYouth4SDGs to share your experience!

 

 

Speaker Bios

CHRISTIAN COURTIS
UN for the most marginalized
How does UN serve the most marginalized: youth, women, children, and more?

 

Christian Courtis is a Human Rights Officer with the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, where he coordinates the working team on economic, social and cultural rights. He is a law professor at the University of Buenos Aires Law School and invited professor at ITAM Law School (Mexico). He has been visiting professor and researcher at different universities in Europe, Latin America and the United States. He has served as a consultant for the World/Panamerican Health Organization, UNESCO, the UN Department for Economic and Social Affairs (DESA), the Economic and Social Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) and the Inter-American Institute for Human Rights. He was previously the director of the Economic, Social and Cultural Rights Project of the International Commission of Jurists (Geneva).

  

 

STEVE S.J. LEE
Youth are the key to implementing SDGs
How are youth implementing SDGs around the world? How can YOU do it too?

 

Steve Lee is a 24-year-old climate change activist, a policy advocate to the United Nations, and a global speaker. He is the Executive Director of Foundation for Environmental Stewardship (FES) whose 3% Project mobilizes 1,000,000 Canadian youth - that's 3% of Canada - through 5 national tours across 600 schools. It provides youth-friendly and holistic education on climate change and empowers them to take action on solving climate change in their local communities today.

 

A prolific global speaker, Steve has represented the Canadian youth on the issues of Climate Change, Sustainable Development, and Youth Empowerment at over a dozen international forums including G8 Summit, NATO, Facebook, UNEP, UNESCO, UNICEF, and World Bank.

 

Steve is a voice to the voiceless youth globally in policymaking as a member of World We Want 2030 Policy Strategy Group, UN Major Group Children and Youth, UNEP Tunza, UN Inter-Agency Network on Youth Development, Youth Commission on the Status of Women Taskforce, and more. He has moderated and drafted policy outcome documents, lobbied diplomats and businesses, and observed negotiations with many UN officials, heads of state, and industry leaders.

 

Steve is personally trained by Al Gore as a Climate Reality Leader, featured on news channels, blogs, and newspapers, and a University of Toronto graduate of Physiology and Human Biology.

 

An entrepreneur, Steve was the Partner of RevIT² Solutions, a market research consulting firm for private investment firms, and the CEO of Steve’s Guidebook, a publishing company for university-level calculus and biology study guides.

 

Steve has lived in 4 countries, travelled to over two dozen nations, reads voraciously, plays the clarinet, volunteers at a mental health rehab centre, serves on the Board of HealthOutLoud, and is a follower of Jesus.


 

Use #CANYouth4SDGs to share your experience!

 

Updated on 17h59 8 September, 2017.

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1812 Sir Isaac Brock Way
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Saturday, 11 November 2017 from 10:30 AM to 5:30 PM (EST)


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