Ugo Thérien

Director of Canada’s new Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) Unit

Ugo Thérien is the Director of Canada’s new Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) Unit within Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC). The SDG Unit is mandated with coordinating development of a whole-society National Strategy for the implementation of the United Nations’ 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development in Canada, and administering a SDG Funding Program to support organization that are advancing progress. Ugo is a communication and issues management specialist and for the past decade has worked across multiple portfolios within ESDC to foster collaboration, build partnerships and modernize government communications practices to reach Canadians.

My Sessions

Canada’s Global Leadership on the 2030 Agenda

Room 106 C

REGISTER FOR THIS SESSION LIMITED SPACE AVAILABLE   In June 2019, the Government of Canada launched its’ interim strategy to implement the 2030 Agenda. The strategy includes 30 concrete actions and will serve as the basis for the development of Canada’s National 2030 Agenda Strategy. Following opening remarks with government representation that will explore Canada’s […]