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SDG Action & Awareness Week Recordings

Below are a few of the session recordings from SDG Action & Awareness Week 2023, 2022, and 2021 events. Learn more about SDG Week here.

UGC Conversations: Planning SDG Engagements on Your Campus 
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UGC hosted a webinar sharing an overview of the SDG Week concept, ways to engage, and resources available for planning events. View the recording below for tips and lessons learned from UGC organizers and partner universities that have planned Sustainable Development Goal-focused events, weeks, or programs on their campuses. 
Educating for Tomorrow’s Unknowns: Sustainability Front and Centre
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View this talk on the potential of educating for a sustainable future for young people to become global citizens in this complicated world.
Developing Canada’s 1st Agri-Food Sustainability Index
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Hear from David McGinnis, keynote speaker for the Sustainable Food Systems Solutions Dialogue at McGill University, on the process of developing Canada’s first agri-food sustainability index.
Maternal Mortality: Beyond an Indicator
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This discussion-based event, hosted by the International Observatory in Public Health will present the connection of Maternal Mortality to the SDGs and the importance of meeting the targets
Advancing careers & the SDGs: how a co-curricular program prepares students to make a difference in their professional paths
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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.
“Meet the Maker” of the Beyond the Box: SDGs exhibit, Nebraska alumna Peyton Bishop
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“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).
About the Student Sustainability Summit: Hosting an SDG-focused, multi-institutional student mini-conference
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The Sustainable Shenandoah Valley (SSV) Regional Centre of Expertise for Sustainable Development (RCE) will showcase a student-planned and student-led annual event called the Student Sustainability Summit.
UGC Conversations: Student Action for the SDGs
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Join the University Global Coalition in welcoming a panel of students from five global higher education institutions who will discuss initiatives to help move the UN SDGs forward as well as their passions, inspiration, and hopes for the future.
Reflecting on SDG Reporting in Higher Education Institutions (2022)
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Attendees will learn about the participants’ experiences in institutional SDG reporting, reflections on the future of the process, and ideas about how to make the exercise more effective.
Building a Legacy: The Sustainable Way
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This event including talks and round the table discussion of students will help everyone to understand that all technical efforts keeping an eye on sustainable goals can increase our attainments to a greater extent. Organizer: Panipat Institute of Engineering and Technology
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Annual Gathering Session Recordings

View videos from UGC’s Annual Gatherings.

UGC 2023 Conference Opening Session
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University Global Coalition’s 2023 Annual Gathering/17 Rooms Opening …
UGC 2023 Conference Closing Session
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17 Rooms Closing Session: Hear reflections on the 17 Rooms process and …
Multi-Sector Partnerships: The Convening Power of Higher Education (2022)
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Session featuring business, non-profit, government sector participants and higher education institutions discussing how higher ed can be a convener of multiple sectors and effectively partner to advance the SDGs.
The UGC SDG Dashboard (2022)
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Join St. Joseph’s University for a demonstration of the UGC SDG Dashboard and learn more about how UGC member institutions can engage with the Dashboard.
In Pursuit of Peace (2022)
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This panel addresses the pressing challenge of global conflict/war in Ukraine, its effects on SDG progress, and how higher education can partner with other sectors to support humanitarian efforts.
Higher Education SDG Leadership Panel (2022)
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This session features leaders of colleges/universities who have made significant progress on the SDGs discussing how to develop an institute-wide SDG approach and sharing thoughts on engaging leadership at your university.
Partnerships for Climate Action (2022)
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Join panelists in discussing the importance of universities driving partnerships to accelerate climate action and climate solutions across sectors: public, private, academia and non-profit.
Achieving Zero Hunger: Challenges to Building Sustainable Food Systems (2022)
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This session discusses the challenges of reaching SDG 2 by 2030, the possible paths towards achieving that Goal, and the role of universities in taking humanity forward around sustainable food systems.
From Traditional to Transformational Engagement (2022)
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This session will challenge us to embrace the promise of transformational engagement and re-imagine partnerships as pathways to our collective sustainability.
Stronger Together: SDG Networks (2022)
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This session features participants from several global networks focused on the SDGs in higher education in a facilitated discussion. Through conversation with these leaders and session participants, we ask the question of how networks can most effectively partner to tackle the complexity and interconnectedness of the SDGs through the lens of SDG17: Partnerships.
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SDG Action & Awareness Week Recordings

Below are a few of the session recordings from SDG Action & Awareness Week 2023, 2022, and 2021 events. Learn more about SDG Week here.

Annual Gathering Session Recordings

View videos from UGC’s Annual Gatherings.