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Sunday, January 20 • 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Advocacy Adventures on the World Stage - Aventures de plaidoyer sur la scène internationale

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The United Nations, G7, World Bank, and other major institutions often seem intimidating and inaccessible, but there are many ways for young people to have a voice at these forums. Over the past year, EWBers have boldly ventured into new territory to advocate on the world stage. Come hear about these incredible experiences from some of EWB’s Advocacy all-stars!

Les Nations Unies, le G7, la Banque mondiale et d'autres grandes institutions ont souvent l'air intimidantes et inaccessibles, mais il y a plusieurs façons pour les jeunes de faire entendre leur voix dans ces forums. Au cours de la dernière année, des membres d'ISF se sont courageusement aventuré·e·s dans de nouveaux territoires pour militer sur la scène mondiale. Venez entendre les récits de quelques-un·e·s de ces héros et héroïnes du plaidoyer d'ISF!

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Hamayun Aziz

Advocacy Distributed Team, EWB
Hamayun Aziz began his EWB journey with the Policy and Advocacy team at UBC Okanagan and continued it at UBC Vancouver as an advocacy representative for 3+ years while pursuing mechanical engineering as an undergraduate. Hamayun is now a member of the Advocacy Distributed Team working... Read More →
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David Boroto

Flying Squad, EWB
David has been a member of the University of Toronto chapter for five years, serving as a chapter Co-President and Junior Fellow before transitioning into his current roles as a member of EWB's first Flying Squad and as Policy & Advocacy Lead of his chapter. Originally from South... Read More →

Julia Elson

Julia is a Chemical Engineering student pursuing her bachelor's degree at McGill University. Her involvement with EWB started in October 2016 when she took on the role of Director of Fundraising for the McGill Chapter. Since then she has been a member of the Support Team for McGill... Read More →
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Laveza Khan

Member Outreach & Government Relations Coordinator at Alberta Council for Global Cooperation
As the Member Outreach & Government Relations Coordinator at Alberta Council for Global Cooperation, Laveza's work allows her to engage civil society, private sector and multiple levels of government to work collectively to advance sustainable development in Alberta, Canada and around... Read More →
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Duncan Kirby

Advocacy Distributed Team, EWB
Duncan Kirby has been involved with EWB for over six years, and with the Policy and Advocacy team for most of that time. Originating from the University of Saskatchewan chapter, he is now a member of the Advocacy Distributed Team and pursuing graduate studies in Toronto. In April... Read More →

Sunday January 20, 2019 1:00pm - 2:30pm PST
Salon 4 & 5