UN Day

Global Education Motivators Presents:

The Twenty-Second Annual
United Nations Day 2017

The Sustainable Development Goals:
SDG 13: Climate Change
AboutOutline of the Day - Registration Form

Where: Chestnut Hill College, Philadelphia, PA
When: Wednesday, 25 October, 2017
Time: 9:30AM – 2:00PM
Students: Grades 8-12

Students will work together on a sub theme of their choosing:

Each theme is focusing on Climate Change
(a) Migration Caused by Climate Change
(b) Educating on the Reality of Climate Change
(c) Climate Change and Scientific Advancement

 About Event:  

Secondary school students from the Greater Philadelphia area will meet at Chestnut Hill College 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.

  • Emphasis is on awareness about the UN and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
  • Students will learn about the SDGs and the effect of climate change on their lives
  • Students work together in small group discussions on SDG 13: Climate Change
  • Students will learn how to be part of the solution to achieving the SDGs.


 Outline of the Day:

 9:00AM    Registration Opens
 9:30AM    Orientation and Welcome
   Opening Plenary – The Sustainable Development Goals and You
 Keynote Speaker - UN Environment
 10:45AM    Breakout Sessions, for students and teachers
 11:45AM    Lunch
 12:45PM    Afternoon Plenary – Students report on Breakout sessions
 1:50PM    Closing Remarks
 2:00PM    Dismissal

Cost: Program and materials with lunch: $15 per student
(Please make checks payable to Global Education Motivators)

Registration Form:

United Nations Day - Pennsylvania

Use this form to do the initial registration of your school. We will contact 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:


For more information and to register contact:

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