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WUSC International Forum 2024

February 8 - February 10

 February 8-10, 2024 at the Shaw Center, 55 Colonel By Drive, Ottawa, Ontario, K1N 9J2

Theme: “Doing Different Things and Doing Things Differently: Approaching The Second Half Of The SDGs”

This year’s theme focuses on innovative approaches and strategies as we navigate the second half of the timeline towards achieving the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).


Agenda Highlights:

February 8, 2024: free virtual panels featuring global leaders. 

February 9, 2024: In-person sessions at the Shaw Center in Ottawa. The day will include interactive sessions, networking opportunities, and an art exhibition.

February 10, 2024: exclusive WUSC network sessions and the Annual General Assembly.


Who Should Attend:

The forum is ideal for government delegates, international cooperation organizations, civil society actors from the global South, private sector representatives, youth, researchers, and international development specialists. It’s a unique opportunity to engage with experts, share best practices, and forge meaningful connections.


Why Attend:

Participants will gain insights into the state of global cooperation, challenges, and innovative solutions in facing climate crises, conflicts, and pandemic recovery. The forum offers a platform to contribute to and learn about advancing the SDGs, with a focus on Quality Education, Gender Equality, Decent Work & Economic Growth, and Climate Action.

For more information and to register, please visit www.internationalforum.ca.


Join us as we explore impactful ways to advance sustainable development. Your participation is crucial in shaping a better future for all.


About WUSC:

WUSC (World University Service of Canada) is a Canadian non-profit organization working to create a better world for all young people. We bring together a diverse network of students, volunteers, schools, governments, and businesses who share this vision. Together, we foster youth-centered solutions for improved education, economic, and empowerment opportunities to overcome inequality and exclusion in over 15 countries across Asia, Africa, and the Americas.



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