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SDG 17: Global Partnerships

The Global Goals can only be met if we work together.

SDG 17 encourages global partnerships to build a better world. EUC researchers have worked extensively to establish collaborative networks and programs, spanning continents, disciplinary focus, and applying research to real-world solutions.

GenUrb - Urbanization, Gender, and the Global South

Linda Peake’s GenUrb partnership project is transforming understandings of poverty and inequality in middle-income countries. GenUrb is a collaborative project, uniting a global cohort of scholars and activists across a breadth of institutions through public education and policy enrichment. GenUrb exemplifies the incredible work which results from international cooperation.

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Las Nubes Campus

Las Nubes EcoCampus in Costa Rica

York’s Las Nubes EcoCampus unites the York University community with researchers and communities in Costa Rica. Through collaborative approaches, the Las Nubes program has made significant achievements in biodiversity protection, rural sustainability, and environmental education in local schools. York University students can attend the Las Nubes EcoCampus for courses and knowledge exchanges while supporting local sustainable development, capacity building, and science-based cooperation.

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SEI - Sustainable Energy Initiative

The Faculty of Environmental and Urban Change, through the Sustainable Energy Initiative (SEI), has been able to build and strengthen the teaching, research, and partnerships needed to create new green energy economies in Canada and around the world. Through collaborative partnerships, the SEI is shaping policy, educating future leaders, and investing in sustainable energy to tackle climate change.

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