Solidarity With The Sector

Members of the VIDEA team continue to stand in solidarity with our sector – sitting on boards, attending and speaking at international events. 

We are so proud of these Indigenous youth leaders for their strength, bravery and commitment to ensuring Indigenous voices, knowledge and rights are included in these spaces.

VIDEA team members attended 5 United Nations conferences in 2022

Skw’awk’as Dunstan and Sekwanahcahk Anderson attended COP27 in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt. Skw’awk’as also attended COP15 in Montréal; the official launch of the UN International Decade of Indigenous Languages at the UNESCO headquarters in Paris, France; and the United Nations Environmental Assembly in Nairobi, Kenya in her capacity as a member of the Youth Advisory Group with the Canadian Commission for UNESCO. Kate Herchak attended UNESCO’s World Higher Education Conference in Barcelona, Spain where she spoke about Indigenous perspectives in higher education.