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.
#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