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Monday, November 5

Wednesday, October 24, 2018

Local panelists will discuss their work on Sustainable Development Goal #5 Gender Equality. With a live-streamed report on Canada's progress on the SDGs, and talk by Shiza Shahid, Malala Fund Co-founder.

12:45-1pm – Welcome
1-2pm – Local to Global: Canada’s Progress on the SDGs at Home and Around the World (live-stream)

  • UN High Level Political Forum, Report Back Fraser Reilly-King, Canadian Council for International Cooperation

  • Auditor General SDG Report, Julie Gelfand, Commissioner of the Environment and Sustainable Development, Auditor General’s Office of Canada (TBC)

  • Federal SDG Secretariat, Honourable Minister Duclos, Minister of Families, Children and Social Development (TBC)

  • Alberta SDG Network Update, Mel Wilson, M.J. Wilson associates

2-2:30pm – break and networking

2:30-3pm – Shiza Shahid keynote (live stream) (Co-founder NOW Ventures & Malala Fund)

3-4pm – live panel discussion: SDG #5 Gender Equality. Hear from local panelists as they discuss their work on Sustainable Development Goal #5


  • Jillian Kilfoil, Executive Director, Women’s Network PEI who will be speaking to what gender equality means on PEI and what efforts the Women's Network is involved in to further gender equality.

  • Susan Hartley formerly with Canadian Women for Women in Afghanistan and Rotary Peace Fellow, will share about the concept of gender equality in international settings and the role of women in Canada.

  • Jane Ledwell, Executive Director, PEI Advisory Council on the Status of Women

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