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, successes and failures to assist other communities in their pursuit of the SDGs. Working with partners, WGSI is beginning a pilot project that supports Canadian communities in piloting VLRs that use localized indicators.
#Generation SDG Closing Ceremony
Remarks on the closing of the Generation SDG Summit, a multi-disciplinary, multi-sectoral and multi-generational group of people working on the SDGs in Canada. A moderated panel of Summit Participants summarize their work.
Her Honour the Honourable Elizabeth Dowdeswell, Lieutenant Governor of Ontario
Mayor of the City of Kitchener Berry Vrbanovic
Sandra Gionas, Producer, The Agenda with Steve Paikin, TVO
Amelia Clarke, Associate Professor, University of Waterloo
JP Bervoets, Vice President, Community Foundations of Canada
Kali Taylor, Project Officer, International Institute for Sustainable Development
Brielle Beaudin-Reimer, Manitoba Métis Federation
Feridun Hamdullahpur, President & Vice-chancellor of the University of Waterloo