Passionate about sustainable development in Canada? Applications are open for young leaders (aged 18-30) who reside in Canada for the Generation SDG Summit (April 22-25, 2018).
In Canada, while an enormous amount of research has been carried out across the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), there remain many questions and uncertainties about how best to tackle them. A coherent and widely shared national narrative and calls to action — and line of sight on clear pathways for collaboration — are essential to help catalyse the most impactful and coordinated actions to ensure effective implementation of the SDGs in Canada. Accelerating solutions that service the SDGs will require unprecedented cross-sectoral collaboration and innovative approaches to a host of issues by a host of state and non-state actors.
This is why Waterloo Global Science Initiative (WGSI) is convening this unique summit. By bringing together a multi-disciplinary, multi-sectoral and multi-generational group of people working on the SDGs in Canada from different disciplines, generations, and geographies to address the pressing challenges of tomorrow — today. WGSI's goal is to develop a cohesive Canadian narrative and clear pathways for collaboration that will help catalyse the implementation of the SDGs in Canada and abroad.
Travel, meals & accommodations covered!
See wgsi.org/apply for more details.
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