On 21 October, UNACTO was proud to raise the UN Flag above Toronto City Hall in honour of the 72nd UN Day!
At the event, members of the community were honoured for their work towards achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
Annie Demirjian, the Director of Glendon School of Public & International Affairs at York University, as our guest speaker also gave a talk about Canada's role in making the global goals a reality.
Recipients of the UNACTO SDGs Recognition Awards
Goal 1 - No Poverty: Red Dot Project
Goal 2 - Zero Hunger: Isthmus
Goal 3 - Good Health and Well-Being: SMILE Canada
Goal 4 - Quality Education: Indspire
Goal 5 - Gender Equality and Goal 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions: Women's Legal Education and Action Fund (LEAF)
Goal 6 - Clean Water and Sanitation and Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities: Women's Healthy Environments Network (WHEN)
Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure and Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption and Production: Jay Bala, Senior Portfolio Manager at AIP Asset Management
Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 15 - Life on Land and Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals: Sustainable Youth Canada
United Nations Day