Canada | Global Dignity

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Last year, over 860,000 young people participated in Global Dignity Day events in the Middle East, Europe, Asia, Africa and the Americas. Join us for Global Dignity Day 2019 on October 16th!

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We’ve created a variety of curriculum ideas, resources, and a Toolkit to help you organize small group Dignity Workshops and learning experiences in classrooms, community and youth groups, under tents in refugee camps – anytime and anywhere.

Teaching Tools

We work in more than 70 countries around the world. If you’d like to find the Global Dignity Chapter in your country, please select the button below.

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There are so many things you can do right now to lead a life that is based on the values and principles of dignity.

Take The Pledge

Global Dignity began in one classroom with 30 students in 2006. Last year, 862,000 young people across 74 countries participated in Global Dignity activities. Be part of our growing movement by volunteering in your country.


Every nonprofit organization is only as strong as its base and network of support. We would so appreciate your support of our efforts at any level.


We welcome any individual or organization to align their events and activities with our Dignity Principles. Find out more about joining our Affiliate program.

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Global Dignity partners with numerous organizations that share our commitment to the dignity values and principles. Learn more about our current Partner Organizations, or contact us about becoming a Partner.

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Giovanna Mingarelli

Country Chair For Canada

As the CEO and Co-Founder of MC2 and M&C Consulting, Giovanna plays the dual role of international technology entrepreneur and thought leader. An expert on gamification of social engagement, politics and crowdsourcing, she has been an active contributor to events such as the World Economic Forum’s Annual Meeting in Davos and is a regular contributor to the Huffington Post, The Hill Times, CBC/Radio-Canada amongst other media outlets. She has served in the press office of a former Prime Minister of Canada and has been a Parliamentary witness, speaking to the importance of young women in elected politics. In 2015 she was named one of Canada's Top 100 Most Powerful Women and a Top 45 Creative by Origin Magazine. She is a World Economic Forum Global Shaper and graduated from Carleton University with an Honours degree in Political Science and International Relations.