United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals Training at York University
RSVP TODAY for UNITED NATIONS’ SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS TRAINING
The UN SDGs Youth Training Canada mobilizes 10,000 Canadian youth to advocate and implement the SDGs through 100 local actions and 50 trainings in colleges and universities across Canada.
At this event, you will have a chance to:
Interact with UN officials, policymakers, and civil society activists who identified, created, and are implementing the Sustainable Development Goals around the world.
Develop a deeper understanding of the Sustainable Development Goals and be connected with organizations through which you can be the SDG Advocates.
Receive a certificate of training completion to add to your resume!
Who are we and why are we doing this?
The Faculty of Environmental Studies at York University has partnered with the Foundation of Environmental Stewardship, the YU Office of Sustainability, the Bachelor in Environmental Studies Students’ Association and others to bring this event to the YU Keele Campus for the second year in a row. This event provides students with a unique experiential education opportunity to learn about the 17 sustainable development goals directly from UN officials.
In addition, this event is partnered with 23 United Nations entities. The SDGs Youth Training Canada mobilizes 10,000 Canadian youth to advocate and implement the SDGs through 100 local actions and 50 trainings in colleges and universities across Canada.
In partnership with the Faculty of Environmental Studies, this event is brought to you by:
Foundation for Environmental StewardshipFoundation for Environmental Stewardship (FES) is a youth-led, youth-serving sustainable development organization.Our mission is to create a more inclusive, equitable, and sustainable future by empowering youth. We envision every young person who will grow to make their personal and professional choices to reflect the human impact on the environment for a sustainable future.
BESSA (Bachelor of Environmental Studies Student Association):
BESSA is the main student council for the Faculty of Environmental studies, representing all undergrad students by being on various committees within and outside the Faculty of Environmental Studies. We also try to create a more socially inclusive community within the faculty by hosting various events so students can get to know each other, learn more about the program, and become more aware and involved in environmental issues.