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