https://www.un.org/en/ga/ Annual meeting of the United Nations General Assembly in New York/virtual.
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Join SDG Week Canada in collaboration with University Global Coalition for an informational webinar to discuss what SDG Weeks have looked like on other campuses. Rejoignez-nous dans ce webinaire d'information pour discuter de la tenue de la Semaine pancanadienne des ODD dans les différents campus.
The virtual event will focus on the top recommended actions and industry trends to better align journal scopes and practices with making the world a better place through connections to the Sustainable Development Goals. In this Solutions Summit, you will learn from speakers in the journal publishing and editing space and collaborate with your peers. We will also discuss how to enhance research agendas and the delivery of research to practitioners. We will share strategies and tools to continue the conversation with all members of academia. Please join us virtually.
Are you interested in making a positive difference for people with disabilities? If you are between 16 and 20 years old and would like to present your innovative ideas on how to make a real improvement to the lives of the citizens of Leganes with some degree of disability, join the Legathon!
Organizer: Universidad Carlos III de Madrid
Presented in Spanish
To Register: https://www.dejovenesleganes.es/ext/solicita-evento.aspx
The purpose of the webinar is to explain the efforts of young Emirati plant specialists in the generation of UAE Flora: The Native Plants Database of Emirates; a fully referenced, extensively validated, evolving, web-based, virtual database that has been designed and developed to introduce native plants form the biodiversity of UAE to the Global scientific communities, with the help and support of UAE plants’ expert from all the emirates. This database will be accessible to experts, researchers, and the public to support the UAE Flora conservation and reintroduction efforts.
Organizer: Heriot-Watt University Dubai Campus
Please join us on Monday, March 6, 1-2 pm PST, as UC Davis SDG Interns interview student speakers from around the world about encouraging local agricultural production, reducing food waste, and engaging communities to facilitate food distribution.
Organizer: UC Davis
To register: https://ucdavis.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_ccy17hwAQfasyKQdDXfolA
Few communities have witnessed such a dramatic change in recent years like Medellin's Comuna 13. Once declared one of the most dangerous neighborhoods on earth, this area is now a tourism hot spot with visitors attracted to its world-class street art, live hip hop, Afro-Caribbean dance shows, and innovative outside escalators. But is visiting Comuna 13 really sustainable?
Organizer: Kagumu Adventures
Presented in English; Spanish available
TO REGISTER: https://forms.gle/SnY3LRZHFQPWcJpK9
The 33rd Annual Great Lakes conference will feature two themes with three presentations per theme as well as a panel discussion with Q/A from participants. The themes are Fisheries Management in the Great Lakes and Great Lakes Islands. The day will also feature a presentation on PFAS in Great Lakes Fish. The conference is sponsored by Michigan State University Department of Fisheries and Wildlife, Institute of Water Research, Michigan Sea Grant Extension, Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy, and MSU Extension. Support is provided by US Geological Survey Water Resources Research Program. The conference is free to attend.
Using arts as a tool for education and social change, we invite everyone to join us in an afternoon of sewing, painting, sign-making and reflection about the struggles of women, girls and the vulnerable sectors in achieving equitable education. As we anchor this event to International Women's Day 2023, campaigning for women and girls and LGBTQIA+ education (SDG 4) and equality (SDG 5) can help us build sustainable and equitable societies and communities.
Organizer: The Creative Cafe @ University of Strathclyde
We head over to Colombia's second biggest city, Medellin, to explore the positive social and environmental impacts urban gardening can have upon your community. Led by a local pioneer, you will learn how to dramatically reduce your daily carbon footprint while also discovering expert techniques to be able to start a composting system for your home or university. The interactive webinar includes a presentation from local pioneer Laura Rubio and tangible take-away tools to take sustainable action straight away.
Organizer: Kagumu Adventures
TO REGISTER: https://forms.gle/6kaEdsUsn7YLMYeg9
Human trafficking is happening everywhere - including at events. As professionals in the hospitality, tourism, events and sports industries, it is our responsibility to be aware of this issue and take action!
Join us for a training and discussion on recognizing and responding to the warning signs of human trafficking.
Organizer: Event and Tourism Institute, Indiana University
Hybrid event; in-person at Indiana University, Education Room Building 1128. Remote join link: https://iu.zoom.us/j/82700061156
This panel will explore innovation in the context of teaching the SDGs, approaches to teaching using innovative strategies to help improve learning outcomes in universities and colleges across Canada.
Hosted by SDSN Canada and the Sustainability Hub at University of British Columbia
What Inner Shifts or human growth needs to happen in order for us to reach the SDGs collectively? Learn about the IDGs framework, which maps which cognitive and emotional abilities, qualities or skills we need to foster among individuals, groups, and organizations that play crucial roles in working to fulfill the SDGs.
Organizer: Brazilian Experience
Register here: https://forms.gle/L1zXu69Rp1yaeJVq8
Join UNA-MHV and SUNY NP Dept. of Women’s Gender and Sexualities to discuss the Human Rights Implications of the overturning of Roe v. Wade. Our guest speaker Katherine Mayall will be here to share how this decision will impact the access to fill reproductive health in the U.S.
Organizer: SUNY New Paltz
How can we understand global issues? How can we learn to live happily, sustainably, and ethically without the feeling of only cutting back? What does this exactly mean for educators, parents, and students? Join us for a public lecture on 7 March 2023 at 7 pm (EST) on the potential of educating for a sustainable future for young people to become global citizens in this complicated world.
Organizer: York University
LINK TO REGISTER: https://www.yorku.ca/edu/events/educating-for-tomorrows-unknowns-sustainability-front-and-centre/
Tec de Monterrey, through the SDGs Initiative, will host the Conference "The SDGs at the crossroads", where participants will discuss the progress and remaining challenges to achieve the SDGs by 2030. The conference will have keynote speakers and panels dedicated to each dimension of sustainable development.
Organizer: Tec de Monterrey
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln's SDG Scholar Program (housed within their College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources), seeks to both spark curiosity about the goals and help students chart their professional paths to be aligned with them. Learn more about the program (and potentially join us as an SDG expert, if you're interested!) by attending this session about creatively re-combining resources and connections to benefit students, our countries, and the world.
Organizer: University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Most University students are unaware of the SDGs; a significant percentage of Faculty aren't. There are many ways to overcome these barriers at Universities. This event is meant to discuss two methods that Universidad Politécnica de Madrid has pursued solely and jointly with other European Universities. Both are bottom-up but are guided and stimulated from the top.
Organizer: Universidad Politécnica de Madrid and European Alliance EELISA
To register: https://upm.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZEsdumtrT4jHta4qL95GH1zGu-0xGqFNMCK
Georgia Institute of Technology President Ángel Cabrera convenes a panel of faculty to discuss climate action, emerging technologies, and predictions for how we'll live, work, and socialize in 2050 through a climate change lens as part of Sustainable Development Goals Action and Awareness Week.
Organizer: Georgia Institute of Technology
Join Online: c.gatech.edu/SDG2023
Bajo el proyecto TEC GLOBAL SHARE LEARNING CLASSROOM y la metodología COIL, dos universidades ITESM (México) y URV (España) se unen con alumnos en dos materias integrados en equipos internacionales, que bajo uno de los 17 ODS de la Agenda 2030 cada equipo investiga, mapea y propone soluciones viables, a corto plazo para coadyuvar en algunas de las metas del ODS otorgado y que tenga impacto real (social/ambiental) con acciones concretas en su territorio (México y España).
Pueden registrarse enviando un correo a: email@example.com
On Thursday 9th March, we’ll be talking online about INSERLAB, a higher education program that prepares young people with intellectual disAbility for supported employment.
Pau, Sara, Gerard and Josep will be our thought-provoking guests. As Inserlab students, they will explain you their experiences at Universitat Rovira i Virgili and how this academic journey has changed their lives.
Whether you’re a university manager, a teacher, an employer looking for talent or a young person willing to improve your skills our story will inspire you to act.
Presented in: Spanish/Catalan
Organizer: Universitat Rovira i Virgili
To Join: https://ja.cat/InserlabWebinar
Come learn about innovative student research on improving food security, food as medicine, Indigenous nutrition, and more at the Sustainable Food System Solutions Research Fair on Thursday, March 9 starting at 3 p.m. in the Thomson House Ballroom (3650 McTavish St., Montreal). Enjoy free food, hear from McGill students and a guest speaker, and celebrate the launch of a new food security research network designed to connect students based on the downtown and Macdonald campuses.
“Beyond the Box: CASNR Edition” is a collection of resources in an interactive audio exhibit highlighting Nebraska faculty and staff contributions towards the Sustainable Development Goals (currently on display at the Nebraska East Union third floor). The project was created to utilize digital storytelling to support students in various grades as they explore their future. Through focusing on important human values, these collections of stories highlight how individuals have found their way into the sciences and how their chosen career has allowed them to do amazing and impactful work related to the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals.
Organizer: University of Nebraska-Lincoln
To register: https://unl.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJYucuutqjIvGNJGfYtANyfZlAZMyJnQvA-f
For this webinar, Ms. Heather Korzun, a student at Mary Baldwin University, and Ms. Carol Lena Miller, representing SSV at James Madison University, will describe how the Student Sustainability Summit is organized and implemented, providing practical advice and resources to potentially host a similar event in your own community. The format is an on-demanded recorded interview that will be available beginning March 6.
Organizer: The Sustainable Shenandoah Valley (SSV) Regional Centre of Expertise for Sustainable Development (RCE)
'objectif principal de cette journée scientifique est de faire découvrir les travaux effectués dans les différents centres de l’INRS sous forme de présentations vulgarisées et d’aborder les nouvelles thématiques qui occupent la sphère scientifique mondiale.
Presented by the Comité d'organisation des Journées scientifiques de l'INRS, Institut national de la recherche scientifique (INRS), Québec City, Quebec