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Global Citizenship Certificate 2024

Application deadline is February 11, 2024

The Global Citizenship Certificate encourages youth to explore connections to their local and international communities and empowers young people to act as effective global citizens. Through virtual workshops, volunteer placement, advocacy projects, and connecting with other youth from across the Atlantic, youth will learn and practice being effective global citizens.

Global Citizenship Certificate 2024 


The first step in changing the world is understanding it. The Global Citizenship Certificate encourages youth to explore connections to their local and international communities and empowers young people to act as effective global citizens. Through virtual workshops, volunteer placement, advocacy projects, and connecting with other youth across the Atlantic, youth will learn and practice being effective global citizens.  


The program takes place from February to April 2024. The time commitment required to complete the program is 12-15 hours over three months.


The Global Citizenship Certificate consists of 4 modules (offered live virtually and recorded to accommodate schedules): 

1. Sustainable Development Goals 

2. Intersectionality 

3. Indigenous Realities  

4. Social Justice Education and Action


Why apply:

  • Learn what it means to be an effective global citizen 

  • Connect with peers who are passionate about social justice 

  • Use your talents and passions to engage locally and globally  

  • Learn about opportunities, locally and internationally, that contribute to better communities 

  • Gain hours and a certificate to add to post-secondary applications and resumes


Who can participate:

  • Be between the ages of 15-18 (at the time of application)

  • Reside in Atlantic Canada (NS, NB, NFLD or PEI)

  • Have an interest in global citizenship and developing leadership skills

  • Be able to commit to participation between February and April 2023  

  • Be willing to contribute 12-15 hours to the progam


Application deadline is February 11, 2024


Please send any questions to jackie@acic-caci.org 

Application Details

Apply by February 11, 2024.

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