Check out International Week 2016

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CJSR is proud to be a sponsor of the University of Alberta’s International Week 2016: For a Better World, running January 25-31.

International Week features prominent speakers, films, workshops, and performances that address global issues and celebrate cultural diversity.

Everyone is welcome!

Programming for I-Week 2016 will revolve around the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs): 17 ambitious goals that aim to “eliminate extreme poverty, fight inequality and injustice, and fix climate change” by 2030.


Check out over 50 free events on campus like:

  • Speaker Marina Nemat on In/visible Scars of Torture
    Tuesday, January 26 at 7:00 – 8:30 pm
    Edmonton Clinic Health Academy L1-490
  • Welcoming Refugees into Our Communities: A Faith Response
    Wednesday, January 27 at 2:00 – 3:20 pm
    International House Meeting Room
  • Film: A Convenient Truth: Urban Solutions from Curitiba, Brazil
    Thursday, January 28 at 12:30 – 1:50 pm
    Telus Centre 134
  • Stephen Lewis, celebrated humanitarian and former UN Special Envoy for HIV/AIDS in Africa:
    The UN’s Sustainable Development Goals: Implications for Canada and the World
    Friday, January 29 at 7:30 – 9:30 pm
    Centennial Centre for Interdisciplinary Science 1-430

Get your free tickets and full program information at

And follow the week’s events with the hashtag #iweekualberta.


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