Northern Council for Global Cooperation AGM
Wednesday, May 15, 2019
Baked Café & Bakery, Whitehorse
Special guest speaker Morgan Weinberg will share an update on the Haitian-based organization Little Footprints, Big Steps (LFBS).
Gender Equality and the North - Mobilizing for Change: A Networking Event
Thursday, May 23, 2019
6:30 -9:00 pm
Baked Café & Bakery, Whitehorse
Riding on the momentum and energy of the Women Deliver 2019 Conference, Gender Equality and the North - Mobilizing for Change: A Networking Event co-hosted by Northern Council for Global Cooperation (NCGC) and the Women Deliver 2019 Mobilization Canada complements the conference while taking a grassroots approach and emphasizing the inclusion of local and young women’s voices in the Yukon. This event, co-hosted by the Northern Council for Global Cooperation and the Women Deliver 2019 Mobilization Canada will feature 3 guest speakers and be followed by a networking event to raise awareness of gender equality in the North.
This event will feature a keynote address by Regional Chief Kluane Adamek, followed by Aja Mason of the Yukon Status of Women’s Council who will present and discuss gender equality as it relates to their personal experiences. Afterwards, we invite you to participate in networking activities to connect, build relationships and reflect on the content of the evening. We hope that this event will spark compelling ideas and foster positive discussions to ensure that lasting change is attained after the WD Conference.
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Northern Network Event: Traditional Rights and Culutral Integrity, the Loita Maasai in Tanzania
Wednesday, March 8
7:00 - 9:30 PM
Old Fire Hall, Whitehorse
Evening with Maasai from Tanzania about traditional rights and cultural integrity. Members of the Forest Trust will talk about forest self-government.
Silent auction items to support their community tourist camp.
Entry by donation.
Northern Network Event: Art to Heart: A Yukon Special
Thursday, March 9
4:30 - 8:00
West Mark Hotel, Whitehorse
A Yukoner 'sneak preview' of the film that is currently under production featuring Yukoner Morgan Wienberg will be shown. Morgan and members of the film crew will be at the event! Shot in the Dark, GBP Creative, Burning Grouse Productions, Midnight Light Media There will be live and silent ART auctioned, raising funds for Little Footprints Big Steps Child Protection work in Haiti. Yukon youth completing art on site. Live music. Delicious hors d'oeuvres and a cash bar. $20 GET your ticket NOW so that you don't miss out! Purchase tickets or call/text 334-3928
Ebola in the Congo: Stories and Reflections from the Outbreak, by Trish Newport
Baked Café & Bakery
Join NCGC to hear Trish Newport's stories and reflections on working with Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
Reverse Millennial Town Hall and Youth Forum
Thursday, March 7th and Friday March 8th 2019
Kwanlin Dün Cultural
NCGC Is proud to support the second annual Milennial Town Hall and Youth Forum.
The Millennial Townhall was initiated, in 2018, by the Youth of Today Society (Publisher of Shakat Journal), the Kwanlin Dun Youth Advisory Committee to Council and the youth of Ta’an Kwach’an Council. The idea was born out impromptu youth round-table held at the youth centre, in the fall of 2017. Facilitated by Teagyn Vallevand and Aurora Hardy, of Youth for Lateral Kindness, participants spoke of the hard issues they were faced with each day.
As the discussion continued, it was realized a greater conversation was needed — not just with local youth but those from the communities as well. Round-table participants asked for a gathering that would empower the voices of young people; and, provide a safe space where they could hold an open and meaningful dialogue, among themselves and with decision-makers. At the 2018 Millennial Town Hall, young people formulated questions for elected quests. The panel included: Premier Sandy Silver, Mayor Dan Curtis, Grand Chief Peter Johnson, Chief Kristina Kane and Chief Doris Bill.
What is new and exciting about the 2019 Millennial Town Hall:
1) It is being designed as a Reverse Town Hall — with young prominent voices providing their perspective on key issues and a audience of elected leaders attending as keynote listeners and presenting questions.
2 ) We want our participants and leaders to feel included and everyone is welcome. Please ensure to register as we do have limited space.
3) The event is intended for youth between 16-25 years of age with Elders/Seniors in attendance.
For more information contact Cheyenne Bradley: firstname.lastname@example.org, 867-335-5897
Northern Council for Global Cooperation Open House & #IDW2019 Celebration
Thursday, February 9th 2019
7 - 9 pm
Free public event. Registration is not required
Learn about the Northern Council for Global Cooperation's role engaging Northern Canadians around issues relating to global citizenship, global sustainability, and social justice, meet returned interns from the first cohort of the International Internships for Indigenous Youth Program (#IIIY2018), and celebrate the work of our Northern Network working to advance sustainable development around the world.
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Film Screening: This is Congo
Saturday, February 9th 2019
Yukon Arts Centre
Northern Council for Global Cooperation is sponsoring the screening of This is Congo during Available Light Film Festival.
The film will be shown during Canada's International Development Week 2019.