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Voluntary Local Review Pilot Project

Monday, November 11, 2019

Voluntary Local Reviews (VLR), a regional parallel to the Voluntary National Review (VNR), are an emerging process by which sub-national governments can report on their progress on Agenda 2030 and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Like the VNR, the goal of the VLR is to share strategies,... more

Students Prioritize How to Implement the SDGs in Canada

Monday, June 3, 2019

This post originally appeared on SDSN Canada's website.  SDSN Canada, Waterloo Global Science Initiative, TakingITGlobal, and Youth Climate Lab, with the support of the Government of Canada’s SDG Unit, recently teamed up to engage university and college students across Canada on... more

LE PLAN DIRECTEUR DE LA GÉNÉRATION ODD PRÉSENTE UNE VISION D’UNE APPROCHE COMMUNAUTAIRE DES OBJECTIFS

Friday, May 24, 2019

GATINEAU, QUÉBEC, CANADA – Lorsque le monde s’est rassemblé en 2015 pour relever les plus grands défis de société auxquels nous devons faire face grâce aux Objectifs de développement durable (ODD) des Nations Unies (ONU), 193 états membres, dont le Canada, se sont engagés envers cette... more

SDG Town Hall & More Ways To Contribute to Canada’s 2030 Agenda National Strategy

Thursday, March 21, 2019

On March 15, 2019, the Government of Canada announced that they will be conducting consultations on Canada’s national strategy to achieve Agenda 2030 and the Sustainable Development Goals. WGSI is pleased to announce our participation in these consultations. The SDG... more

The Generation SDG Blueprint outlines a vision for a community-driven approach to the SDGs

Monday, November 5, 2018

WATERLOO, ONTARIO, CANADA - When the world set out in 2015 to address the greatest societal challenges facing us through the United Nations (UN) Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), 193 member states, including Canada, made the commitment to this ambitious and optimistic vision of the future.... more

Frontier Science Rountable Brief Available Now

Thursday, August 16, 2018

La version française On September 25, 2017, the Office of the Chief Scientist (OCS) at Natural Resources Canada (NRCan), Waterloo Global Science Initiative (WGSI) and the Waterloo Institute for Sustainable Energy (WISE) held a roundtable discussion on the potential of today... more

"What’s happening to people is unjust, so let’s have a conversation about it” - Dr. Ingrid Waldron to speak in Waterloo on environmental racism

Thursday, April 19, 2018

WATERLOO, ONTARIO, CANADA -  Dr. Ingrid Waldron, a sociologist, Associate Professor in the School of Nursing at Dalhousie University will be in Waterloo to deliver a talk titled “Environmental Racism and the Politics of Waste in Mi’kmaw & African Nova Scotian Communities in... more

Generation SDG Summit to spark pan-Canadian approach to the UN Sustainable Development Goals (La version française suit)

Monday, April 16, 2018

La version française suit WATERLOO, ONTARIO, CANADA - Just over two years since the 193 Member States of the UN adopted the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), a robust and uniquely Canadian approach to implementation at home has yet to emerge. As Canada prepares to make its first report on... more

Applications Open for Young Leaders to Participate in Generation SDG

Friday, January 12, 2018

Generation SDG is the fourth Summit hosted by Waterloo Global Science Initiative. WGSI brings together brilliant minds and unheard voices from different disciplines, generations, and geographies to address the pressing challenges of tomorrow — today.  The cornerstone conversation is... more

WGSI Supports Discourse Media's New Sustainable Development Beat

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

WGSI is excited to announce our support of DIscourse Media's new beat critically examining Canada’s commitment and contributions to the global Sustainable Development Goals. Alia Dharssi has joined the Discourse team as a sustainable development reporter.... more

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