Please note: All reports, project descriptions and news items are published only in the original language, unless a second-language text is supplied by the author.
Sauvé Scholars 2012
Jonathan Sas' article in the Tyee on the Globe and Mail's Oil Sands Advertorial
Jonathan Sas' article in Rabble.ca: Uncomfortable truths: Dr. Marie Wilson on the history of residential schools in Canada
Micah was interviewed by the McGill Daily on the state of trans* rights on 8 November 2012.
Sauvé Scholars 2011
Jeeshan Chowdhury's Sauvé Scholars Project Summary: Building a Technology Startup to Improve Healthcare: Applying Academic Research in the Market
Stéphanie Jensen-Cormier's Sauvé Project Summary: Influencing Canada's Climate Change Policy by Informing Canadians about China's New Energy Sources and Greenhouse Gas Reduction Strategies
Stephanie Jensen-Cormier's article on China’s Transition to a Low-Carbon Society: Impacts on Business (p.24)
Stephanie Jensen-Cormier's article China's greening economy
Yimin Jiang's Sauvé Project Summary: The Keystone Pipeline: A Case Study in Governmental Decision-Making
Read Yimin Jiang's Action Blueprint for Canada: Where Canada goes after "Keystone XL" Pipeline
Ethan Kay's TedXMontreal Talk on saving lives through smokeless cookstoves
Simangele Mabena's Sauvé Project Summary: Playing for Change: Including the Performing Arts in Teaching Life Skills to Deaf Adolescents
Radio Canada International interview with Simangele Mabena about her Sauvé Project: South African Scholar Wants to Help Deaf Children
View a clip of Simangele Mabena's Sauvé Project final presentation: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QhoY-ppeTDA
Maria Esmeralda Moreno
Maria Moreno's Sauvé Project Summary: The Challenge for our Generation: Saving the Guarani Aquifer System
Read Maria Moreno's executive summary: The Challenge of Our Generation: Saving the Guarani Aquifer System
Paul Omonge's Sauvé Project Summary: Environmental Leadership: Engaging Young Kenyans in Building their Future
CBC’s Marie Wadden interviews Sadia Rafiquddin prior to commencing Elizabeth Penashue’s Wilderness Walk.
Sadia Rafiquddin was interviewed by Chris Harbord from CBC’s Labrador Morning prior to the start Elizabeth Penashue’s Wilderness Walk.
Slideshow of Wilderness Walk Exhibition at Maison Jeanne Sauvé
Download Prospering Together: Addressing Inequality and Poverty to Succeed in the Knowledge-Based Economy
Article in the Globe and Mail on Prospering Together: Addressing Inequality and Poverty to Succeed in the Knowledge-Based Economy
Draft of Mohammed Shaban's Final Paper, Peace Education in Palestine
View Mohammed Shaban's Final paper, Peace Education in Palestine
Watch Charlotte Sobolewski's videos' , Join Us, the Sauvé Scholar Experience, Present – The Sauvé Scholar Experience and Future – Our Vision for the World.
Film Narrative – Charlotte Sobolewski
Producer/Director: Charlotte Sobolewski
Company: Sobol Media Group
Film Title: Past- Join Us
An exciting introduction to the Sauvé Scholars Program, showcasing the faces of the 2011-2012 cohort of emerging leaders, paired with messages to inspire the next generation of Scholars to join and be apart of a legacy of change makers.
Film Title: Present – The Sauvé Scholar Experience
An in-depth look at the diversity of young leaders selected and project areas in a short film highlighting the Sauvé Scholar Experience. This short film features four key focus areas – environment and sustainability, social entrepreneurship, education and advocacy, and media and communications. Viewers will have the rare opportunity to meet each of the Scholars, hear their stories of change, and most importantly, see the impact each individual has made over the course of his/her Sauvé Scholarship year.
Film Title: Future – Our Vision for the World
When we imagine the future, we have a vision for a better world. A brighter future. A tender, endearing look at the Sauvé Scholars visions of change, shameless idealism, and hopes for a brighter future.
Joshua Monk Vanwyck
Joshua Monk Vanwyck's Sauvé Project Summary: Small is Beautiful: Supporting the Economic, Social and Environmental Sustainability of Small Canadian Communities through Better Practice Sharing and Citizenship Participation
View Joshua Vanwyck's proposal to create a Centre for Rural Sustainability in an old hatchery in the Laurentians: The Hatchery
View Joshua Vanwyck's concept deck: Moving to Sustainabilty: Sharing Stories of Rural Communities' Progress towards Sustainability
Dechen Wangmo's Sauvé Project Summary: Media and Democracy in Bhutan: The Role of Public Service Broadcasting
Sauvé Scholars 2010
On February 18th 2011, the Globe and Mail published an Op Ed piece co-written by Kyle calling for the creation of a network of Canadian expatriates to advance Canada's economic interests abroad.
View Arcie Mallari's conference presentation, delivered as part of his Sauvé Scholars project on IWastology.
On March 23 2012, This magazine published Andrew's article, Tzeporah Berman’s last Canadian project could have changed Canada’s climate politics. So why did it flop?
Sauvé Scholars 2009
Gabriel Bran Lopez
On May 23rd 2012, Shauntay was interviewed by the BBC about Nova Scotia's rich and long black history.
On May 30th 2012, the Times of Israel published an Op-ed piece co-written by Yaniv calling for stronger pro-Israeli student leadership.
Sauvé Scholars 2008
The TWO Analysis – Introducing a Methodology for the Transboundary Waters Opportunity Analysis.The report details an analytical framework for effectively developing transboundary water resources in a responsible manner and outlines an approach by which transboundary water stakeholders can collaborate on the equitable and sustainable use of their jointly held freshwater resources.
Youth Environmental Activists Network for Africa (YEANA) addresses the knowledge gap regarding climate change by training college students on climate change and ultimately establishing Green Clubs at universities throughout Africa.
Obstacles to realising Guiding Principle 29 in Afghanistan Restoring property to displaced Afghans is a formidable challenge. Given the prevalence of landlessness, overlapping claims and inequitable property distribution, focusing solely on restoring land to its ‘original owners’ is unlikely to meet the needs of IDPs, returnees and their neighbours.
Networking the Gap is a unique peace project. It aims to develop workshops that will bring together journalists coming from conflict-affected areas. However, participants will not be war correspondents but journalists who cover culture, lifestyle, health and other non-conflict related matters. The project has been adopted by The Canadian International Institute of Applied Negotiation (CIIAN) which will serve as its institutional home.
Sauvé Scholars 2007
Public equity is an innovative corporate ownership model that puts the profits of consumer goods companies into the service of under-funded social agendas. The first venture to test the model is Moniker, Inc., a rapidly growing online luxury menswear studio that Christopher launched shortly after completing the Sauvé program.
“Expertise in Parliament: How to Improve the Effectiveness of Members”, in, Thomas Axworthy, Everything old is New Again: Observations on Parliamentary Reform, Centre for the Study of Democracy Research Papers. April 2008.
“From Here to Real Action Worldwide: Engaging Canada in Democratic Development”. Diplomat & International Canada. March-April 2008. P 21-24.
“The Evaluation of Democracy Assistance: How to Ensure Effective Programming”, and, “Evaluating Democratic Transitions: A New Role for Canada in Democracy Assistance”, in Creating Democratic Value: Evaluating Efforts to Promote Democracy Abroad. Centre for the Study of Democracy and Foreign Affairs Canada. March 2008.
Thomas S. Axworthy, Leslie Campbell and David Donovan. The Democracy Canada Institute: A Blueprint. Institute for Research on Public Policy. (Originally published May 2005 with ongoing research and commentary through 2008).
In december 2011, Guillaume was recognized as a 'Young First' by the Quebec magazine "Premières en affaires". He was interviewed about his journey, his vision, and his mission.
What is your legacy? An open letter to the Baby Boomer generation.
By Jon McIntosh, Sauvé Scholar (2007-2008)
What is your legacy, baby-boomer? If you are reading this email, you are one of the most privileged human beings on the planet – you are endowed with great talent, opportunity and power. It is said that with great privilege comes great responsibility. Are you leaving the world in a better state than you found it?
Published in Corporate Knights, The Canadian Magazine for corporate responsibility, 2009 Responsible Investing Issue (Web exclusive)
On January 19, 2009, Kirsten launched her book Van Rotterdam naar het Witte Huis In het hart van Obama’s campagne (Sorry, available only in Dutch), about her experiences working with the Democratic National Committee at the heart of the Obama campaign.
Directed, filmed and edited "Transition & Leadership": A McConnell Foundation film on Santropol Roulant
Filmed and edited a video record of the year as a Sauvé Scholar for publication on the Sauvé website including virtual tour of Sauvé House
Developed feature length film script and completed preparations for filming in Egypt
Sauvé Scholars 2006
Her senior thesis paper “Inaction as Action: South Africa’s Political Culture of Protest and the Declining Voter Turnout” was published in the Spring 2007 Issue of The Michigan Journal of Political Science.
"The Role of Young People in Conflict Prevention & Peace Building: A Case Study of Nepal" in Young People, Education, and Sustainable Development: Exploring Principles, Perspectives, and Praxis, edited by Philip Osano & Peter Blaze Corcoran (April 2009);
"Understanding Maoists Insurgency: Context, Cost & Consequences" in Changing Contours of Global Conflicts, Costs and Prospects of Peace, edited by Dr. Seema Shekhawat and Dr. Debidatta Aurobinda Mahapatra (2008);
"Ministry of Peace & Reconstruction: A Foundation for Peace" in Joint Action for Prevention: Civil Society & Government Cooperation on Conflict Prevention & Peacebuilding, edited by Paul Van Tongeren & Christine van Empel (2007);
Institutional Approaches to Gender Policies in Post Conflict Reconstruction – A Case Study of World Bank (2006);
“Back to Negotiations: Diagnosis & Prognosis of Future Negotiation Process of Nepal” in EPU Research Paper Series (2006);
“Understanding Maoists Insurgency from Wider Perspective” in GDN Research Paper Series (2005).
Exposure to European Union Policies and Support for Membership in the Candidate Countries, September 2007 issue of the Political Research Quarterly
“Young People, Education and Sustainable Development: Exploring the Principles, Perspectives and Praxis”, Edited by: Peter Blaze Corcoran and Philip Molo Osano. A global perspective on education initiatives by and for young people that promote a transition to sustainability. It includes 38 essays co-authored by 68 contributors from 25 nations, representing a diversity of geography, gender, and generation. Published on Earth Day - 22 April - 2009 -.
McGill InFocus Magazine (Agriculture and Environmental Sciences Edition), Fall, 2007.A Student’s Perspective: Sustaining the Future
McGill Tribune "Seeds of Change sow lasting impressions".
‘A Price Too High: The cost of Australia’s approach to Asylum Seekers’ for Oxfam and A Just Australia (co-author).
Sauvé Scholars 2004
(co-author with Tasha Kheiriddin) Rescuing Canada’s Right: Blueprint for a Conservative Revolution.
(in collaboration with Peter G. White) Gritlock: Are the Liberals in Forever?
The Peace Pole, an anthology of poetry written by Andrew about war, peace and hope in Sierra Leone was published in December 2011. The book can be ordered online.
(McGill Reporter) First person: The Sauvé experience.
Sauvé Scholars 2003
Co-founder of Apathy Is Boring, a non-partisan organization that uses sarcasm, media, art and technology to engage youth in Canadian politics.
Annette Lu: Strong People are Easy Targets
By Sherry Lee for Commonwealth Magazine
No matter how the power struggle for the presidential ticket in the 2008 election ends, Lu’s confidence and her estimation of her position will not be affected - she belongs to the world.