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Covid-19 is a turning point for humanity. In times of crisis, adaptation and reinvention are crucial. What can we learn from this?

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What started in Wuhan in late 2019, has now affected the entire world. Such historical events will have consequences on the future.

This webinar series will talk about the impact of COVID-19 and how it has and will begin to influence our decisions.

What can humanity learn from the global pandemic and how is sustainable development affected? We will be focusing on a variety of different areas including community preparedness, migration, entrepreneurship, tech and focusing overall on sustainability.

Sustainability is a broad term that is not only limited to environmental sustainability. By definition, sustainable development is development that "meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs." In times of crisis, adaptation and reinvention are crucial.

Join us every Saturday at 2pm - from July 11 to August 8:

July 11: Community Responsiveness of Covid-19 in Emerging Countries

July 18: Lessons from Covid-19 for preparedness on climate change

July 25: Covid-19 & Technology: Privacy vs Community Protection

August 1: Covid-19's Impact on Refugees and Global Human Migration

August 8: Entrepreneurship in the time of Covid-19

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About the organizers:

CEED Concordia

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They are a non-profit organization operating in Montreal, Canada and Gulu, Uganda. We are an organization dedicated to social justice, community empowerment, and positive change by supporting youth in our communities. CEED offers Concordia and Ugandan students an opportunity to contribute to sustainable community projects in northern Uganda for 3 month internships during the summer semester. Off-summer, CEED organize events: conferences, workshops to educate the Montreal community about subjects in sustainability.

The Refugee Centre

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They are a group of students and graduates who have worked to create an organization, which implores the student population to work together with the community to help strengthen the refugee & immigrant population through unity and integration.

Sustainable Concordia

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They envision a university which teaches and demonstrates sustainability principles of ecological health, social justice, and economic equality. We envision a university which is run non-hierarchically by students, staff, faculty, and administration in a process based on transparency and maximum participation.

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