CCIC members include approximately 70 Canadian non-profit organizations working, both in Canada and overseas, on the front lines of social justice, humanitarian aid, economic and democratic development.
CCIC members include approximately 75 Canadian non-profit organizations working, both in Canada and overseas, on the frontlines of social justice, humanitarian aid, economic and democratic development. Among them are religious and secular development groups, professional associations, co-operatives, labour unions and groups devoted to literacy, education and youth. Their volunteers, supporters and partners live across Canada and throughout the world.
CCIC members work with co-operatives, citizens’ groups and NGOs in Africa, Asia, Latin America, the Middle East and Eastern Europe to:
improve local access to safe water, sanitation, food, shelter, education and primary health care;
promote respect for human rights;
press for corporate social responsibility, environmentally sustainable development and equitable distribution of global resources;
encourage citizen participation in government policymaking; and
conduct policy research and campaign for global food security, debt relief, fair trade, child welfare, land reform and improved labour standards.
In Canada, our members work to advance public understanding of development issues and engage Canadians in the fight against global poverty.
Members must certify compliance with the CCIC Code of Ethics, which delineates minimum ethical standards in the areas of governance, organizational integrity, management/human resources, financial management and fundraising communications.
CCIC has a membership strategy that defines its position and purpose in relation to its membership and the environment in which it works, as well as the methods it uses to accomplish its mission.
For information on how to become a member of CCIC contact Anna Campos at (613) 241-7007 ext. 324.