Two Canadian universities are hosting United Nations leadership training centres dedicated to achieving the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals, which set economic and environmental targets for peace and prosperity in the coming decade.
Topic: Arctic sustainability
The federal government’s new Arctic policy framework faces huge challenges, amid growing calls for “nation-building” action in the North.
ArcticNet‘s funding was renewed for $32.5 million over five years, enabling it to evolve beyond the Networks of Centres of Excellence (NCE) program and become a permanent pan-Canadian research centre. During this funding period, ArcticNet’s research will focus on the sustainable development of the “Blue Economy” (shipping, fisheries, tourism, and mining), and growing postsecondary research and training…
Scientists and scholars have submitted recommendations to G7 leaders for consideration when they meet June 8-9 for their annual summit in Charlevoix QC. The recommendations are contained in two statements on the “most pressing issues of our times” – the digital future and the global Arctic.