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Webinar Series – Climate Proofing Society I: Natural Climate Solutions

Climate change and biodiversity loss are twin crises; both have negative feedbacks on each other, with implications for human well-being. However when nature is very resilient, healthy and diverse ecosystems can act as effective carbon sinks that buffer against ecosystem service loss. This webinar will highlight ways natural climate solutions are being leveraged worldwide, with …

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Launch Event: Young Voices, Powerful Choices: Guidelines for the Selection and Support of Youth Delegations

Register Here The British Columbia Council for International Cooperation (BCCIC) is pleased to announce the launch of its latest publication titled Young Voices, Powerful Choices: Guidelines for the Selection and Support of Youth Delegations. BCCIC seeks to ensure increased accessibility for British Columbian youth to opportunities that engage on topics such as gender equality, climate change …

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Think Global Link Local

Join UNAC-Vancouver on Friday March,12th for their annual Think Global Link Local online networking event!The United Nations Association in Canada Vancouver Branch (UNAC-V) in cooperation with Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU) will present a virtual event - Think Global Link Local (TGLL) on March 12, from 8:30 am to 12pm. The event which links young people to …

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White Allies Don’t Have to Be White Saviors

BCCIC's SOVI Chapter is collaborating with the Students of Colour Collective to host a panel discussion with the advocacy group No White Saviors, dedicated to teaching folks how to dismantle performative allyship and avoid the white savior complex. This free panel will be a useful tool in developing effective anti-racism work, and a forum for community discussion and …

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Webinar Series – Climate Proofing Society II: Respecting Indigenous Leadership and Traditional Ecological Knowledge

Event description: Indigenous Peoples are strongly affected by global environmental change and play key roles in safeguarding and restoring ecosystem resilience to support their well-being. By acknowledging Traditional Ecological Knowledge as a proven means of understanding and interacting with the world, holistic approaches could be developed by policy-makers to ensure that climate change mitigation and adaptation …

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Community appropriate healing practices & Decolonising partnerships and nurturing relationships

Pacific Peoples' Partnership –in collaboration with the Tonga Women and Children Crisis Center, and with support from CIRCLE and SAGE— kindly invites all students, faculty, and practitioners with a focus on gender based violence (GBV) to join us on March 25th, 2021 2:00-6:00 PM PST/ March 26th, 2021 10:00 - 14:00 Tonga, for a special summit on healing and empowerment.The …

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Anti-Racism Response Training (A.R.T.) – 2.5-Hour Workshop

Anti-Racism Response Training (A.R.T.) – 2.5-Hour WorkshopFacilitators: Thanh Tazumi, Naomi L. Wolfe & Sanchit Mittal This workshop guides participants in shifting from being frozen/silent bystanders to becoming active witnesses during racist encounters.What can I say or do when I hear racist or discriminatory remarks?What are my response options when I witness discriminatory behaviour?How can I participate in …

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Mobilizing Canada for the Climate Emergency with Seth Klein 2021 Dr. Richard B. Splane Lecture in Social Policy

Join the United Nations Association in Canada – Vancouver Branch, the UBC School of Social Work and the Liu Institute for Global Issues at the UBC School of Public Policy and Global Affairs for a discussion on mobilizing Canada for the climate emergency with Seth Klein, founding British Columbia Director of the Canadian Centre for …

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‘Choose to Challenge’ Youth Virtual Panel Event

Register Here The 2021 International Women’s Day campaign theme is ‘Choose to Challenge,' referring to individuals choosing to challenge and call out gender bias and inequality. The University of the Fraser Valley (UFV), in partnership with the British Columbia Council for International Cooperation (BCCIC), will host a webinar on this theme.This webinar will include youth …

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