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Sustainable Development Goals Youth Training- St. Thomas University & University of New Brunswick

Foundation for Environmental Stewardship

Saturday, 21 October 2017 from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM (ADT)

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St. Thomas University
&
 University of New Brunswick
Present

UNITED NATIONS SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS YOUTH TRAINING

 

In celebration of Canada 150th, the SDGs Youth Training Canada will mobilize 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 FES and develop a deeper understanding of the Sustainable Development Goals.You will also gain access to local organizations through where you can utilize your training to collaborate and provide support.

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.


  Organizing Partner 
St. Thomas University, University of New Brunswick & STU/UNB Student Unions

STU and UNB are thrilled to collaborate on such an exciting opportunity for community and its students. Together they have joined forces to host the #CANYouth4SDGs movement through direct engagement with UN staff here on the STU/UNB campus.



Schedule

 

8:45AM - 9:30AM → Registration
Location: Margaret McCain Hall - Kinsella Auditorium lobby

9:30AM - 10AM → Opening Ceremony (Led by UNB Elder-in- Residence Opolahsomuwehs Imelda Perley) Welcome from our Student Unions
Location: Kinsella Auditorium

10AM - 10:40AM → Session 1 - SDGs Advocacy & Local Implementation Examples*
Location: Kinsella Auditorium
17 SDGs (1 minute each) covering youth projects and FES examples
Activity 1: Identify and share 1 primary goal and two secondary goals
 Discussion on partnerships
Activity 2: Identify most relevant goal and least relevant goal
 Discussion on interconnectedness

10:40AM - 11:30AM → Session 2 - UN Speaker 
Location: Kinsella Auditorium

11:30AM - 1:00PM → LUNCH
Location: SUB Atrium
Grab & Go buffet 
NGO/Community Organization Info Fair 
UNB Sustainability Walks

1:00 PM - 3:10PM → Skills Development: Breakout Sessions
Location: various classrooms at MMH & STU
1:00-2:00PM → Session A (choose from different sessions)
2:00-2:10PM → Break & Transition
2:10-3:10PM Session B (choose from different sessions)

3:15PM - 4:00PM → Problem Solving in your Community Activity

4:00PM - 4:15PM → Closing Ceremony 

 

Speaker Bios-TBA

 

Use #CANYouth4SDGs to share your experience!

More breakout sessions and speakers will be confirmed and updated.

 

Updated on 2017-07-17

Time:  11:42 AM

Have questions about Sustainable Development Goals Youth Training- St. Thomas University & University of New Brunswick? Contact Foundation for Environmental Stewardship

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Margaret McCain Hall
Margaret McCain Hall Duffie Dr, Fredericton, NB E3B 2Y3

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Saturday, 21 October 2017 from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM (ADT)


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