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Foundation for Environmental Stewardship

Thursday, 16 November 2017 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM (EST)

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UNITED NATIONS'
SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS TRAINING

UNITED NATIONS COMES TO
QUEEN'S 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

 

Society for Conservation Biology Kingston Chapter:
The Society for Conservation Biology (SCB) is an international professional organization dedicated to promoting the scientific study of the phenomena that affect the maintenance, loss, and restoration of biological diversity. The Society's membership comprises a wide range of people interested in the conservation and study of biological diversity: resource managers, educators, government and private conservation workers, and students make up the more than 5,000 members world-wide.

 

  

Schedule

  • 5:30-6:00PM: Registration
  • 6:00-6:10PM: Welcome remarks
  • 6:10-6:47PM: Session 1- SDGs Examples
  • 6:47-7:32PM: UN Speaker & Q/A
  • 7:32-8:32PM: Skills Deveolpment
  • 8:32-9:00PM: Solution Design Session & Concluding remarks
  • 9:00-9:30PM: Mingling & Photo Ops

Use #CANYouth4SDGs to share your experience! 

Speaker Bios

 

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

Bruce Knotts was born and raised in California. He got his Bachelor’s Degree in History from Pepperdine University and his Master’s Degree in International Education from the Monterey Institute of International Studies; both in California. Bruce was a Peace Corps Volunteer in Ethiopia. He worked for Raytheon in Saudi Arabia and on a World Bank contract in Somalia, before he joined the Department of State as a U.S. diplomat in 1984. Bruce had diplomatic assignments in Greece, Zambia, India, Pakistan, Kenya, Sudan, Cote d’Ivoire and The Gambia, where he was Deputy Chief of Mission. While in Cote d’Ivoire, Bruce served as the Regional Refugee Coordinator for West Africa coving all 16 nations of West Africa from Mauritania to Nigeria, but focusing on the refugees from the conflicts in Sierra Leone, Liberia and later in Cote d’Ivoire itself. In 2004, Bruce was elected to the Board of Gays and Lesbians in Foreign Affairs Agencies (GLIFAA). Bruce retired from the Foreign Service in 2007 and joined the Unitarian Universalist United Nations Office as its Executive Director at the beginning of 2008.

 

 

  

 

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, and serves on the Board of HealthOutLoud.


 

Use #CANYouth4SDGs to share your experience!

 

Updated on 1:46PM 13 October, 2017.

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Thursday, 16 November 2017 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM (EST)


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