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PRESIDENT'S MESSAGE

Is development effectiveness still relevant in 2016? 

During the last week of November, I was in Nairobi, Kenya, attending the Second High Level Meeting (HLM2) of the Global Partnership for Effective Development Cooperation (GPEDC).

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NEW DEVELOPMENTS

Happy Holidays… back in 2017!

Please note that CCIC’s office will be closed between December 23 and January 8.

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Government releases “What we heard” in the IAR;
CCIC responds with “In our own words”

In early December, Global Affairs Canada released a summary report of “What We Heard” from the consultations on the International Assistance Review (IAR).

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Report of the Standing Committee on countries of focus

The latest report of the House of Commons Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Development makes a clear and striking conclusion: a strong development and humanitarian assistance policy requires a strong financial commitment.

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Breakfast on the Hill for Peace in Colombia

On December 1, the Americas Policy Group, in collaboration with KAIROS Canadian Ecumenical Justice Initiatives, organized a breakfast on Parliament Hill with guest speaker Isabel Caicedo Polanco from the Organización Feminina Popular (OFP), an NGO that promotes women’s rights and works tirelessly for peace in Colombia.

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Parliamentary Strategy Workshop for members of the Regional Working Groups

On November 22, 37 members of CCIC’s Regional Working Groups gathered at the offices of WUSC in Ottawa to learn more on how to build successful relationships with Members of Parliament and advocate effectively for their issues.

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Assessing CSO effectiveness five years after Istanbul

What is the current state of CSO development effectiveness and the enabling environment – five years after the adoption of the landmark Siem Reap Framework?

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A return to technical cooperation? New Reality of Aid Report

Technical cooperation as an aid modality: Demand-led or donor-driven?” is the focus of the 2016 biennial global report by The Reality of Aid network.

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Finance Committee Submission and Testimony

The Standing Committee of the House of Commons on Finance recently completed its pre-budget consultations in advance of Budget 2017.

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MEMBER PROFILE: Canadian Association for the Study of International Development

This month, CCIC met with Ian Smillie, President of the Canadian Association for the Study of International Development (CASID), to discuss the unique role of CASID, the upcoming 2017 Conference and the new project between CASID and CCIC, among other things! CASID is CCIC’s first Associate Member.

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MEMBERS IN ACTION

2017 International Forum – CECI and WUSC

Reaching the Tipping Point – How to Cultivate a Brighter Future is the engaging theme of the 2017 International Forum, co-organized by CECI and WUSC and taking place in Montreal on January 20-21.

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Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women & Girls Info-Hub - KAIROS

The MMIWG Information Hub on KAIROS website was created to provide information, resources and updates in relation with the national inquiry into missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls in Canada.

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More Canada - New Campaign by World Vision

Ahead of budget 2017, World Vision recently launched a campaign asking the federal government to increase its commitment to global development cooperation and demonstrate that Canada is really back by meeting the 0.7 goal of GDP dedicated to international development, over a 10 years period.

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Don't Let Women Get Shortchanged – Petition by Oxfam Canada

All over the world women earn less than men and are some of the lowest paid workers.

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Online course offered by the ICN on Public Engagement

Ahead of budgers perioThe Inter-Council Network offers an online course on Public Engagement.

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Launch of State of the World Population 2016- Action Canada for Sexual Health and Rights

Action Canada for Sexual Health and Rights, in collaboration with Global Affairs Canada and the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), organized the Canadian launch of UNFPA’s 2016 State of World Population Report 10: How our future depends on a girl at this decisive age.

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WORTH A LOOK

Extra-long reading list for the end-of-year holidays!

New in Development Unplugged​

Many articles have been published in Development Unplugged since our last FLASH, such as the series "Resilient and Responsive Health Systems for a Changing World" by the Canadian Society for International Health and Health Systems Global, which focused on sharing the central issues explored at the 4th Global Symposium on Health Systems Research in Vancouver, 14-18 November 2016.

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Setting the Stage for Collective Impact – OCIC

Setting the Stage for Collective Impact: Ontario Municipalities, Colleges and Universities in International Cooperation is the title of a report recently published by the Ontario Council for International Cooperation.

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The Invisible Mosaic: BC and the SDGs – BCCIC

Following the launch of the Agenda 2030 and to popularize the Goals, the British Columbia Council for International Cooperation (BCCIC) embarked in a civil society listening tour.

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Climate Justice Report – Development and Peace

Ahead of COP 22 in Morocco,  Development and Peace launched a new report entitled Small Family Farmers: At the Heart of Climate Justice.

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Why Equity Matters – RESULTS Canada

In August 2016, staff and members of RESULTS Canada traveled to Indonesia with three Members of Parliament, to provide MPs with the opportunity to see firsthand the impact of Canadian aid on improving access to health for the poorest and most vulnerable.

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Working Paper on Disasters and violence against women and girls ​

CARE Canada's Climate Change & Resilience team and the Overseas Development Institute have collaborated to publish a working paper called Disasters and violence against women and girls: Can disasters shake social norms and power relations?

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CIVICUS Launches Civic Freedom Tracker

On October 25, CIVICUS launched a web platform to track and compare civic freedoms on a global scale.

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The peril of fighting for natural resource justice

The scramble for natural resources coupled with the rise of authoritarian values around the world endangers activists and prevents them from playing their rightful role in the management of natural resources, according to a new report published by CIVICUS and Publish What You Pay.

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Asking for new law to protect Canadians’ free speech

Protecting Canadians’ Free Speech is an initiative of leading Canadian organizations working to preserve and enhance the role of Canadian charities in public policy discussions.

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Foreign Activities by Canadian Registered Charities

The paper Foreign Activities by Canadian Registered Charities: Challenges and Options for Reform is the culmination of The Philanthropist’s series on Canadian Charities Working Internationally, which started in March 2015.

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Report calls for new measures to prevent harm by multinationals

Since 2000, Canada has maintained a National Contact Point (NCP) responsible for promoting multinational companies’ adherence to guidelines for responsible business conduct, developed by the OECD.

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OECD Report: Private Sector Engagement for Sustainable Development

The OECD-DAC has introduced a peer learning review on working with and through the private sector in development co-operation.

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New CPDE videos

To mark five years of the adoption of the Istanbul Principles for CSO Development Effectiveness, the CSO Partnership for Development Effectiveness (CPDE) launched two short and engaging videos...

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Concord Report on the SDGs

A new CONCORD report entitled Sustainable Development - The stakes could not be higher provides recommendations to encourage the EU and its Member States to implement and ensure policy coherence for the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

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From Disparity to Dignity - Briefing on SDG 10​

The Center for Economic and Social Rights has released a new briefing: From Disparity to Dignity: Tackling economic inequality through the Sustainable Development Goals.

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The Donor Tracker

The Donor Tracker is a unique online resource by SEEK Development that offers free, independent, up-to-date analysis of 14 major OECD donor countries.

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CCIC IN THE NEWS

Friendly but firm
CTV News
November 25, 2016

Justin Trudeau effectue un premier voyage en Afrique
CPAC – Revue politique
November 23, 2016

Now more than ever we need strong Canadian leadership in the world
The Hill Times
November 16, 2016

La puissance des images
Le Devoir
November 5, 2016

House Foreign Affairs Committee recommends government boost aid spending
The Hill Times
November 4, 2016

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