Tuesday, September 4, 2018

SDSN Canada launches newsletter


The Sustainable Development Solutions Network is proud to announce the first (of many) newsletters. The newsletter with be a regular feature of the SDSN, and help connect you to the people, projects, events and issues associated with the network. 

Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Chris Bell selected as SDSN Canada’s first Youth Network Coordinator

chris bell

SDSN Canada is pleased to announce that Christopher Bell has been selected as SDSN Canada’s first Youth Network Coordinator. The Youth Network Coordinator is a position initiated by SDSN Youth, SDSN’s official youth division working to empower youth globally to create sustainable development solutions.

Tuesday, July 31, 2018

Apply today! Applications now open for SDG Campus Coordinator positions

SDSN Coordinator Poster

In collaboration with SDSN Youth, we are pleased to announce that applications are now open for SDG Campus Coordinator positions. The SDG Coordinators will help students on SDSN Canada member campuses be aware of the SDGs, understand their importance to the wider community, and have opportunities to take action towards their implementation during their studies, and after they graduate.

Tuesday, July 10, 2018

New public tool from SDSN shows Canada ranks 20th in United Nations’ SDG index

SDG Dashboard

A new indicator shows Canada ranks 20th among countries participating in the UN’s ambitious global effort to address the world’s 17 toughest social and environmental problems, the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). A new online tool accessible to the public shows Canada is below its peers on Climate Action and Reduced Inequalities, in particular. 

Wednesday, May 9, 2018

Waterloo launches Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN)

Stidents holding the SDGs

Waterloo named home for Sustainable Development Solutions Network Canada, in partnership with WGSI.

By Sam Toman & Natalie Quinlan

Tuesday, April 10, 2018

Jeffery Sachs speaks at uOttawa on the role of universities in implementing the SDGs

Jeffery Sachs at uOttawa

Jeffrey Sachs recently visited uOttawa to speak on the crucial role that universities can play in implementing the Sustainable Development Goals in Canada.

Monday, April 9, 2018

Fourth-year remote sensing project focuses on the SDGs

One of the many posters on display in the Environment 2 building.

This winter's course focuses on the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Monday, March 19, 2018

SDG-themed KI-X 2018

University of Waterloo president Feridun Hamdullahpur giving an opening remark at the launch of KI-X 2018.

The eighth Knowledge Integration eXhibition (KI-X) took place from March 12 to March 17, 2018. The theme for this year's KI-X is the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Prior to creating their own exhibits, the students took a field trip to Spain to study museums in Barcelona.

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