Localizing the SDGs in Your Community

Panel discussion on how Canadian municipalities are aligning with the Sustainable Development Goals.

May 20, 2020 8:00 pm


(Open to public)

Together | Ensemble is Canada’s national conference devoted to tracking progress on the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

The free online conference will run May 20–22, 2020. It represents an all-of-society approach to addressing Canada’s toughest sustainable development challenges, bringing together the private sector, academia, government, and civil society. It will promote:

  • Work that is happening across the country
  • New opportunities for collective impact
  • Mobilization of good practices, effective research, and policy work
  • New partnerships, innovations, and pathways for progress on the SDGs.

On Thursday, May 21, 2020, IISD's Stefan Jungcurt moderates an exceptional panel discussion on cities and municipalities embracing the SDGs.

Localizing the SDGs in Your Community

Municipalities across Canada are aligning community indicator systems, strategic planning, and reporting frameworks with the Sustainable Development Goals to develop robust, holistic measures of sustainability and to promote interdepartmental collaboration. This session features strategies and tools from leaders who have initiated the process of localizing the SDGs in their communities.

Confirmed Speakers:

  • Stefan Jungcurt (moderator), International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD)
  • S. S. Ahmad, Green Beacon Consulting
  • Anna Marie Cipriani, City of Waterloo
  • Luis Patricio, London Poverty Research Centre

Thursday May 21, 2020 from 12:00–12:45 pm EDT
Register online