5 October 2015

2016 CTAUN Conference at UN Headquarters

The 2016 Committee On Teaching About the United Nations (CTAUN) Conference will take place at UN Headquarters, New York on Friday 22 January 2016. The theme of the conference is: “Stewardship for a Sustainable World:  Education in the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)”.

Learn more from CTAUN below:

Join Educators, Students, and NGO Representatives in a day-long conference with UN Delegates and Experts to learn about the Sustainable Development Goals, why they are important to all of us, and the part you and your students can play in their implementation!

For further details, go to the 2016 UN Conference page.   

Draft Conference Programme

A.    Introductory Opening Session
Background & Overview of the SDGs

B.    Morning Panel – End Hunger

  • Food Security/Protection
  • Sustainable Production
  • Lunch and InfoFair

C.     Afternoon Panel – Take Care of the Earth

  • Politics of Water/Climate Change 
  • Energy Use 
  • Ecosystems 

D.    Spotlight Presentations

Also part of the Conference will be the presentation of the CTAUN Best Practices Awards and a display of the winning posters from the CTAUN Poster Competition.

To submit a project for the CTAUN Best Practices Award, click on the Best Practices Application link here.

To enter the CTAUN Poster Competition (open to all college students) take a look at the guidelines here.

Questions regarding the poster contest can be directed to intlcoll@bridgeport.edu