Lakehead to Participate in First-Ever SDG Week Canada

SDG Week Canada is a national collaboration from March 6 to 10, 2023 featuring workshops, panels, and other interactive programming to increase awareness of and engagement with the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) on university and college campuses. Brought to you by the Sustainability Hub at UBC, SDSN Canada, and Colleges and Institutes Canada, and locally through the Office of Sustainability. SDG Week Canada aims to:

  • Raise awareness of the SDGs through interdisciplinary teaching and learning opportunities on post-secondary campuses.
  • Build long-term momentum around the SDGs in Canada‚Äôs post-secondary sector by embedding and institutionalizing the SDGs in campus operations, strategic planning, teaching, learning, and research.
  • Create a cross-disciplinary collaborative environment for post-secondary institutions to work together and across sectors to advance the SDGs in Canada.
  • Integrate the guiding values of the SDGs to create inclusive and respectful conversations to inform universal, transformative, and interconnected solutions.

We invite faculty, staff, departments, and student clubs and organizations to plan and host an SDG-themed event during the week. To find out more, please contact the Office of Sustainability at dlee2@lakeheadu.ca. Our SDG Week Team can share information about this national event, and help you to plan, coordinate, promote, and host a successful event during the week of March 6-10.

SDG Week Canada March 6-10