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ACF Colloquium 2014



Colloquium 2014


“Building Partnerships to Tackle Inequality:  Opportunities and Challenges for African and Canadian CSOs”

Register now and join the Africa-Canada Forum for its annual colloquium: two days of stimulating and engaging discussions, presentations and debates on emerging thematic issues around building partnerships to tackle inequality in Africa. We have a strong coordination committee working hard to bring a critical perspective to the present dialogue. With the help of L'Oeuvre Leger, Oxfam Canada Inter Pares and CCIC we hope to bring you a colloquium full of rich and thought provoking exchange.

The Africa Canada Forum will also host a networking dinner at Habesha Restaurant, in the evening of October 14th. This will be a great way to continue the conversation and get to know our colleagues in the sector. Please do try to make it out to join us. Tickets are limited so make sure to purchase yours as soon as you can!

Please refer to the Concept Note for more information regarding the colloquium background and objectives.

The colloquium agenda is now available.

This colloquium will bring together members of the Africa-Canada Forum: NGOs, churches, unions and solidarity groups from across Canada that have a specific interest in development cooperation and social justice in Sub-Saharan Africa. Attendance is open to other members of the community working on African issues. Please register for the conference on the CCIC website and contact Kimberly MacMillan ( if you have any questions.

Conference Highlights Include:

  • Ousainou Ngum, Executive Director, ACORD, Agency for Cooperation and Research in Development speaking on issues of inequality, the analysis and role of CSOs, and how they're dealing with the issue of multi-national corporations.
  • Sering Falu Njie Deputy Director of Policy at the UN Millennium Campaign
  • Specialized breakout groups designed to improve participant’s knowledge of private sector partnerships in development and Feminist African Perspectives
  • Colloquium dinnerat Habesha restaurant in the evening of October 14th – Building relationships and delicious Ethiopian food!


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