UN Day NJ 2015

Global Education Motivators Presents:

The Twentieth Annual
United Nations Day 2015

Urban Development and 
The Sustainable Development Goals

Sustaining Development Through Environmental Responsibility

: St. Joseph High School Hammonton, NJ
When: Wednesday, 21 October, 2015
Time: 9:15AM – 2:00PM
Students: Grades 8-12

What: Students will work together on a pre-selected sub theme:
Each theme is focusing on Urban Development
(a) Eradicating Deep Poverty
(b) Environmental Sustainability
(c) Gender Discrimination
(d) Supporting Mental Health

Secondary school students from New Jersey will meet at St. Joseph High School to prepare to support the Sustainable Development Goals.  Students will be prepared to move from words to deeds and engage in activities in their own communities to support sustainable development.

Students will:
-    Become more aware of the Sustainable Development Goals and their impact on the future  
-    Videoconference with the United Nations 
-    Discuss in small groups ways students can help achieve the Sustainable Development Goals
-    Learn about the UN Student Leadership Conference on Development
-       Broaden perspectives on how to end poverty

 Outline of the Day:
 9:15AM    Registration
 9:45AM    Orientation and Welcome
 10:00AM    Opening Plenary – Keynote Speaker
 11:15AM    Breakout Sessions, for students and teachers
 12:30PM    Lunch
 1:15PM    Afternoon Plenary – Students report on Breakout sessions
 1:50PM    Closing
 2:00PM    Dismissal


Background Materials:

(a) Eradicating Deep Poverty - 2015_Subtheme_A_-_Eradicating_Deep_Poverty.docx
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(b) Environmental Sustainability - 2015_Subtheme_B_-_Environmental_Sustainability.docx
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(c) Gender and Racial Discrimination -  2015_Subtheme_C_-_Gender_Equality.docx
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(d) Supporting Mental Health - 2015_Subtheme_D_-_Mental_Health.docx
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Cost (Please make checks payable to Global Education Motivators)

$20 per student - Includes: program, materials, and lunch: 

 Registration Form:

United Nations Day - New Jersey

Use this form to do the initial registration of your school. We will follow up with you to get the names and chosen subthemes of your students.

Name of School:
Name of Educator:
Email Address:
Phone Number:
Grade Level(s):
Number of Students:
Additional Info:

For more information contact:

Global Education Motivators (GEM)     Tel: (215) 248-1150
 Chestnut Hill College    Fax: (215) 248-7056
 9601 Germantown Avenue    Email: cusimano@chc.edu
 Philadelphia, PA 19118    URL: www.gem-ngo.org
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