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Message from the President-CEO
New Developments in the Sector
Member Profile
CCIC Members in Action
Worth a Look

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CCIC In The News
 

CCIC presents

 

Americas Policy Group Member Meeting
November 23-24, 2015
Location: Ottawa
For more information: Stacey Gomez

 

 

2016 CCIC Annual Conference
May 11-12, 2016
Location: Ottawa, Ontario
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upcoming events

 
 

KAIROS Forum on Fracking
Vancouver & Moncton, Canada
October 30-31, 2015

 

Sécurité, action humanitaire et aide au développement : quels liens?
Montreal, Quebec
November 3, 2015
 
Match Up! Ottawa's First Feminist Human Library & Networking Event
Ottawa, Ontario
November 5, 2015

 

Journées québécoises de la solidarité internationale : Toutes ensemble
Across Quebec
November 5-14, 2015
 
Towards 2030: Building Canada's Engagement with Global Sustainable Development
Ottawa, Ontario
November 16, 2015
 
Together: An Exhibition on Global Development - Aga Khan Foundation Canada
Across Canada
Fall 2015

 

Inter Pares Film Nights
Ottawa, Ontario
Fall 2015

 

Save the date! International forum: Inclusive Economies. Inclusive Societies: Collaborative action for youth and women – WUSC / CECI
Ottawa, Ontario
Januray 22-23, 2016

 

Save the date! 2016 Ottawa Forum – CIPS / Canada 2020
Ottawa, Ontario
Januray 28-29, 2016

 

CALACS 2016 Conference: Hybrid Communities, Societies, Spaces, and Subjectivities
Calgary, Alberta
June 1-3, 2016
 
 
 
 

 

 

CCIC In The News

The Iceman Goeth: Results of the 42nd Canadian Federal Elections
Rights Blog
October 20, 2015

 
Issue Summary #10 - International Aid
Ladysmith Chronicle
October 12, 2015
 
 

 
 

 
 
 
 
 

 

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MESSAGE FROM THE PRESIDENT-CEO

New government, new opportunities!

Well, we did it Canada! We came out in record numbers to vote (especially the youth and first nations - wonderful!).

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NEW DEVELOPMENTS IN THE SECTOR

Videos from International Cooperation Days 2015 now available!

If you missed International Cooperation Days 2015, in addition to reading the report from the conference and glancing through the photos, you can now watch the videos of the four main plenaries.

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How will Canada's next government situate Canada in the world?

Foreign policy and Canada’s role in the world were discussed a lot in the recent federal elections.

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Save the date! CCIC Annual Conference

Join us May 11-12 in Ottawa for two days of stimulating and engaging discussions, presentations and debates!.

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Canadian AidMap – Coming soon!

US platform InterAction has long been a pioneer in promoting transparency in the work of their member organizations.

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Next ODA Accountability Act Report – A game of patience

Normally the 2014-15 Official Development Assistance Accountability Act Report (ODAAA) would be out.

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We Can Do Better 2015: What's next?

TThe federal election is over, but the campaign is not!

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The Colombia Working Group (CWG) Welcomes Steps Towards Peace Agreement in Colombia

The CWG welcomes the historic announcement made by Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos and FARC head Timochenko, which outlines their commitment to signing a final peace agreement within six months.

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Goodbye to Kimberly MacMillan

It is with some sadness that we inform you that Kimberly resigned from her position as Coordinator of the Africa-Canada Forum earlier this month.

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MEMBER PROFILE: Council of Canadians with Disabilities

This month CCIC met with James Hicks, the National Coordinator of the Council of Canadians with Disabilities to discuss the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, the SDGs and the need for an ODA disability policy, among other things!

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CCIC MEMBERS IN ACTION

CCIC is thrilled to welcome the Centre for international coopertation in health and development (CCISD)!

The Centre for international cooperation in health and development (CCISD), a Canadian not-for-profit corporation based in Quebec City, has been developing and managing international health projects since 1987.

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Women standing together! – AQOCI

The Journées québécoises de la solidarité internationale (JQSI) will take place on November 5-14 across Quebec.

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Singing to End Hunger – Canadian Foodgrains Bank

Spring into Song is an initiative of Canadian Foodgrains Bank and Musiklu.

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CECI’s Club des ambassadrices

The Centre for International Studies and Cooperation (CECI) has recently created CECI’s Club des ambassadrices, made up of Quebec businesswomen.

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Take Action: Colombia, Indigenous Leader Arrested – CoDev

CoDev is concerned over the recent detention of Feliciano Valencia, an indigenous leader with the Association of Indigenous Councils of Northern Cauca (ACIN).

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For youth equality here and abroad! – Oxfam-Québec

Oxfam-Québec and its Youth Center (OJOQ) submitted a brief to the Quebec Government as part of the consultation for renewing Quebec’s Youth Policy.

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WORTH A LOOK

New series on the Global Goals in Development Unplugged

The new sustainable development goals, or Global Goals as they are coming to be known, were adopted on September 25 at the United Nations.

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New ODI Report: Projecting Progress, Reaching the SDGs by 2030

Gathering together the best available projections, the ODI provides a ‘scorecard’ against 17 targets – one per goal.

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Summary of the UN Summit prepared by IISD

The UN Sustainable Development Summit, which adopted the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, took place from 25-27 September 2015 at UN Headquarters in New York.

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Getting the new SDG indicators right

A process is in place to develop a list of global indicators to underpin the targets for the new SDGs.

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The Leap Manifesto

An important campaign was launched during the federal election, urging political leaders for a quick transition to low carbon economy.

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CPDE marks first five years of Istanbul Principles

Five years ago this month civil society organizations (CSOs) from around the world adopted the eight Istanbul Principles for CSO Development Effectiveness.

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How should civil society engage in the High Level Political Forum?

The High Level Political Forum, part of the UN’s Economic and Social Council, is the body responsible for follow-up and review of the new sustainable development goals.

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Call for papers on Disaster Management

Ahead of the World Conference on Disaster Management, taking place in June 2016 in Toronto, organizers have put out a call for papers. More details are available on the conference website.

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The Harper Record 2008-2015

Building on the 2008 collection The Harper Record, and continuing a 25-year tradition at the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives of periodically examining the records of Canadian federal governments during their tenure, CCPA this month released The Harper Record 2008-2015.

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New poll shows support for reversing aid cuts

Just ahead of this month's election, ONE released a nationwide phone poll of 1,000 eligible voter, which found that 54 percent of Liberals and 59 percent of New Democrats would be more likely to support a party that commits to reversing recent foreign aid cuts.

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Charity Impact Brief – Federal elections 2015

Imagine Canada published a brief which compiles examples of charities’ advocacy efforts and civic engagement strategies to inspire more sector-wide involvement both during and between future election campaigns. The brief mentions both CCIC and the We Can Do Better campaign.

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Canadian foreign policy after October 2015: The UN and Canada

The release in 2013 and 2014 of books (collections of short expert essays) on “The United Nations and Canada: What Canada has done and should be doing at the United Nations,” and the associated media coverage...

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