Cross-Canada Online Youth Action Summit: Conflict, Climate and Migration, Spring 2024

Temporary shelters set up on the outskirts of a community near Burao, Somalia.
Credit: Angela Hill, IFRC

This year’s theme is: Conflict, Climate and Migration: The Environmental Effects of War and its Impact on Displacement

The Cross-Canada Online Youth Action Summit is an opportunity for high school students and teachers across the country to learn with free, ready to deliver activities about the laws that protect people in situations of armed conflict. The summit helps youth take action on issues such as the impact of war on the environment, refugees, child soldiers, and gender-based violence. Ideas are exchanged between schools during the April Humanitarian Exchange and at our National Online Showcase in May.  

Read on below for more information on registration to receive thematic activities for your students. Registration also provides your student class or club access to live events with international humanitarian workers and other students across Canada. Help bring your students from awareness to action on conflict, climate and migration. 

A group of high school students sitting in a circle, having a discussion and taking notes on electronic devices.
Canadian Red Cross Croix Rouge canadienne   CGE Centre for Global Education

National Online Humanitarian Education Youth Action Summit:
Humanitarian Exchange: April 18 2024, Summit Showcase, May 17 2024.
Time: 12:00-1:00pm EST
Location: Online 
Organizers: Canadian Red Cross and the Centre for Global Education

Access to the activities, live events and recordings will be provided to all teachers who register.


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