In collaboration with SDSN Youth, we are pleased to welcome four new SDG Coordinators into SDSN Canada!
The SDG Coordinators help students on SDSN member campuses learn about and take action on the SDGs, as well as work with university and college leadership and faculty to promote the integration of the SDGs into campus activities. The Coordinators also work to organize ‘solutions labs’ where the community can come together to discuss Canada’s performance on the SDGs and generate ideas for accelerating local and national progress.
SDSN Canada is developing a ‘Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) Index for Canadian Municipalities’ to benchmark municipal progress on the SDGs. The Index will be a valuable tool for municipal governments to align their visions of sustainability with the global SDG framework and explore how municipal leaders can set a framework for action to address the many sustainable development challenges affecting their communities.
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.
The September issue, takes a look at Canada's progress on the SDGs, the Generation SDG Youth Summit hosted by WGSI, and welcomes the newest members of the SDSN Canada team.
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.
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.
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.