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.
November-December 2016: CASID. CCIC interviews Ian Smillie, President. 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.
September 2016: ICAD. CCIC interviews Robin Montgomery, Executive Director. This month CCIC met with Robin Montgomery, Executive Director of the Interagency Coalition for AIDS and Development (ICAD) to discuss Canada's Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria leadership, a new project with CARE Canada, the top three international development issues and much more!
September 2015: Canada World Youth. CCIC interviews Rita S. Karakas, President-CEO.
This month, CCIC met with Canada World Youth President-CEO Rita S. Karakas, to talk about its new program EQWIP HUBs: Powering Sustainable Youth Livelihoods, why it is important for youth to play an active role in international development, what the SDGs mean for the organization, and what is behind Canada World Youth longevity which celebrates its 45th anniversary in 2016…among other things!
March 2015: Inter Pares. CCIC interviews Rita Morbia, Executive Director.
This month CCIC met with Rita Morbia, Executive Director at Inter Pares. Rita talked about the 40th anniversary of Inter Pares and the changing context for international solidarity organizations, as well as some programs that are at the heart of the organization's work....among other things!
November-December 2014: CECI.
CCIC interviews Claudia Black, Executive Director.
This month, CCIC met with CECI Executive Director Claudia Black. Claudia discussed the key to the success of CECI, the organization’s approach to capacity building, the upcoming 4th International Forum "Great Development Debates" organized jointly with WUSC, as well as its international volunteer program UNITERRA... among other things!
March 2014: Micronutrient.
CCIC interviews Joel Spicer, Executive Director.
This month, CCIC met with the new Executive Director at the Micronutrient Initiative, Joel Spicer, who joined the organization in February. We talked about the Canadian roots and global outreach of MI, the importance of nutrition in development and the successful partnerships with local private actors...among other things!
February 2014: MiningWatch Canada.
CCIC interviews Catherine Coumans, Research Co-ordinator.
This month CCIC had an interesting conversation with Catherine Coumans, Research Co-ordinator at Mining Watch Canada. We discussed the work being done by the organization to influence public policy and mining practices to ensure the health of communities and the environment, and how Canada could become a leader in making mining companies accountable...among other things!
November - December 2013: Equitas.
CCIC interviews Ian Hamilton, Executive Director.
This month CCIC had a dynamic discussion with EQUITAS Executive Director, Ian Hamilton. Ian told us about the early days of the organization, the annual International Human Rights Training Program (IHRTP) and a workshop manual on human rights-based approach and equitable partnerships developed by EQUITAS in collaboration with Coady and CCIC... among other things!
July-August 2013: Islamic Relief Canada.
CCIC interviews Sallah Hamdani, CEO.
This month CCIC met with Sallah Hamdani, CEO at Islamic Relief Canada, part of the global family of Islamic Relief Worldwide that was founded in 1984. Operating in 35 countries around the world, Islamic Relief Canada's primary objective is to promote sustainable development, but they also respond to disasters and emergencies. Read about Islamic Relief's work with refugees, and in Syria, and their recent "War on Hunger" campaign.
May-June 2013: Action Canada for Population and Development.
CCIC interviews Sandeep Prasad, Executive Director.
This month CCIC met with Sandeep Prasad, Executive Director at Action Canada for Population and Development (ACPD). ACPD was founded in 1997 and has been much engaged in the promotion of reproductive and sexual rights and health as human rights. Read about ACPD’s involvement in the High-Level Task Force for the International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD), share their comments on theHigh-Level Panel report on the Post-2015 Development Agenda, and much more.