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Remarks - #GenerationSDG Opening Ceremony

Monday, April 23, 2018

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Remarks on the opening of the Generation SDG Summit, a multi-disciplinary, multi-sectoral and multi-generational group of people working on the SDGs in Canada.

Speakers:

Terrylynn Brant, a Seed Keeper from Six Nations of the Grand River

Performance by the Shatitsirotha Singers, staff and students of the Waterloo Indigenous Student Centre

Feridun Hamdullahpur, President & Vice-chancellor of the University of Waterloo

Neil Turok, Director of Perimeter Insitute

Mayor of the City of Waterloo Dave Jaworksy

John Ferri, Vice President, Current Affairs and Documentaries, TVO

Twitter @WGSISummit

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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.