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Generation SDG is recruiting new ambassadors!

We have an exciting new opportunity that you might be interested in! The United Nations Association in Canada (UNA-Canada) is launching its third cohort of the Generation SDG programme this spring! The programme team is looking for youth interested in developing environmental and social justice-minded projects based on the Sustainable Development Goals in Ottawa, Gatineau, Kemptville and Cornwall.

What is it?

Generation SDG is a programme for youth, aged 15-25, who want to change the world, one step at a time!

In groups of (15) fifteen SDG ambassadors working in subgroups of (5) five, youth will identify collaborate to create a tangible solution that responds to a pressing challenge in your community.

When will it take place?

Between June 2021 and March 2022: discovery and development of a collective project (for a minimum of 120 hours per participant, 4 hours per week)

How does it work?

  • Coaching from mentors throughout the duration of your collective project

  • 6 training sessions on inclusion, the SDGs, project management and more.

  • Symposium in March 2022

  • Networking with local, national, and global youth leaders

How much does it cost? It's free, and youth will be provided with resources including a $200 grant to launch their gro up project.

To make it more concrete, here are some examples of projects for the previous cohorts:

The deadline to apply is May 16th, 2021!


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