UN Sustainable Development Goals
Training for Trent Students
Mission: to educate and empower youth to create a more inclusive, fair, prosperous and sustainable future
On September 25, 2015, 193 countries unanimously adopted the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Over the next 15 years, agendas and policies will be framed to end poverty, protect the planet, and ensure prosperity for all. The SDGs follow and expand on the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) that were agreed upon by governments in 2001.
SDGs Training at Trent University
Attend both events on January 20th and March 13th to receive a certificate of completion. You can also add this training to your co-curricular record!
Wednesday, January 20th, 7:00 - 8:30 PM EST
We will review the history of sustainable development, the structure of the SDGs (17 goals, 169 targets, 231 indicators), and examples of each of the 17 SDGs implemented by a variety of stakeholders.
Register for January 20 at: https://hopin.com/events/sdgs-launch-trent-university
Saturday, March 13th, 1:00 - 4:30 PM EST
A UN staff member will share how their organization transformed to implement the SDGs in partnership with its communities. They will be available to answer questions at a live Q&A. Then we will learn how to develop a skills training and action plan to implement SDGs at Trent University.
Register for March 13 at https://hopin.com/events/sdgs-launch-trent-university-un-official-skills...
The SDGs launch is a project of Foundation for Environmental Stewardship (FES), a youth-led, youth-serving sustainable development organization. FES is a UN-accredited organization and has special consultative status with the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) of the United Nations.Since 2017 FES has mobilized over 8000 students from 82 post-secondary institutions at 50 trainings: https://www.sdgslaunch.com/program
Centering Indigenous Leadership and Diverse Perspectives to Advance the Sustainable Development Goals in Nogojiwanong/ Peterborough
A free virtual forum designed to share and build on the collective work of over 100 Peterborough community members on five local priority action areas to reach the 2030 targets:
SDG #1 No Poverty
SDG # 4 Quality Education
SDG #6 Clean Water and Sanitization
SDG #13 Climate Action
and Prioritizing Indigenous Leadership.
Wednesday, February 24th, 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM & 7:00 - 8:30 PM
Thursday, February 25th, 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Register at www.kwic.info
Peterborough Examiner: GreenUP - Peterborough navigates the U.N’s 2030 agenda for sustainable development. By Hayley Goodchild, Wed., Dec. 30, 2020