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McGill hosts Sustainable Futures Career Days

McGill hosted a series of Sustainable Futures Career Days from Nov. 2 to Nov. 3 as part of its Bicentennial programming. The events aimed to equip McGill students with the skills to integrate sustainability into their studies and career goals. The series opened with a keynote delivered by Chantal Line[Read More…]

New trends in United Nations Peacekeeping: Canadian and Global Perspectives Conference at McGill

On Oct. 21, the Centre for International Peace and Security Studies (CIPSS), a joint academic body of McGill and the Université de Montreal, hosted a conference titled, “New trends in United Nations Peacekeeping: Canadian and Global Perspectives” to discuss the future of Canadian peacekeeping. The talks primarily focused on how[Read More…]

Realizing the full potential of a generation

During the recent United Nations (UN) conference on climate change (COP21) last December, youth activists successfully negotiated with member states to acknowledge the importance of intergenerational equity when taking action to address climate change in the Paris Agreement. “This is a testament to an entirely youth-driven, multi-year lobbying effort to situate[Read More…]

Montreal to become a Future Earth hub

As announced on Jul. 8, Montreal is set to be one of five hubs for Future Earth, a United Nations (UN)-based program that aims to fuel research and public policy reform in the field of environmental sustainability through international collaboration. Stressing the importance of global partnerships in resolving key environmental[Read More…]

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