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OUTCOMES AND SUCCESSES OF THE SUMMIT ON CANADA’S GLOBAL LEADERSHIP

OUTCOMES AND SUCCESSES OF THE SUMMIT ON CANADA’S GLOBAL LEADERSHIP

To call the Summit on Canada’s Global Leadership a success doesn’t do it justice.

The two-day event brought together diverse voices across Canada’s foreign policy sub-sectors to discuss and analyze opportunities for a balanced approach to Canadian foreign policy coherence. But more than that, it provided a platform to understand where Canadian state and non-state actors stand at the nexus of international trade, security, diplomacy, development and humanitarian assistance.

Development Unplugged S02E05: Digital Campaigns and International Development

Development Unplugged S02E05: Digital Campaigns and International Development

The digital world is constantly offering new tools and technologies we can use to launch campaigns aimed at reaching new and existing audience.
In a special Development UnPlugged podcast, one of four produced with the support of Crestview Strategy, Jason Clark, a senior consultant with this public relations firm, leads a discussion on how the development sector can use digital campaigns effectively to drive winning outcomes. Jason is joined by Julia Anderson, the Chief Operations Officer with CanWaCH; Prateek Awasthi, the Director of Policy and Advocacy with Engineers Without Borders; and Jennifer Li, a Campaign Strategist with Crestview Strategy.

The Next Generation Final Evaluation Summary is out!

The Next Generation Final Evaluation Summary is out!

The Next Generation Final Evaluation Summary is out!
With the approaching closure of the Next Generation Program, the time has come to read and reflect on the multitude of achievements the program has brought to our sector. The program inspired the policy, practice and investments decisions of civil society organizations, academic institutions, networks, funders and governments.

Development Unplugged S02E04: Shared Reality of Climate Change in International Development

Development Unplugged S02E04: Shared Reality of Climate Change in International Development

In this third episode in a series of four podcasts related to the Summit on Canada’s Global Leadership, produced with the support of Crestview Strategy, we’re talking about the new shared reality climate change is bringing with respect to international development.

Joining Nicolas Moyer, president and CEO of CCIC, to explore current trends and shifting global landscapes, address Canada’s internal tensions, and introduce some ideas for a path forward to deal with climate change are Catherine Abreu, the executive director of the Climate Action Network, and Stephen Cornish, the president and CEO of the David Suzuki Foundation.

TWO WINNING SOLUTIONS TO THE WORLD’S TOUGHEST PROBLEMS

TWO WINNING SOLUTIONS TO THE WORLD’S TOUGHEST PROBLEMS

This year marks the 30th anniversary of International Development Week – an annual initiative acknowledging Canada’s contributions to global humanitarian assistance. The theme for this year? ‘Go for the Goals’, referring to the UN’s 2030 Agenda for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), encouraging Canadians to tirelessly push for a better world, together.
Canada has countless examples of homegrown solutions to some of the world’s toughest problems, from health to housing.

Development Unplugged S02E03: Aid, Trade, Diplomacy and Security

Development Unplugged S02E03: Aid, Trade, Diplomacy and Security

In this second episode in a series of four podcasts related to the Summit on Canada’s Global Leadership, produced with the support of Crestview Strategy, we discuss the intersectionality of Canadian aid, trade, diplomacy and security.

Our guests are: Rachel Vincent, the co-executive director of the Nobel Women’s Initiative; Rudyard Griffiths, the chair of Munk Debates and an acclaimed author; Brian Kingston, vice-president of policy, international and fiscal at the Business Council of Canada; and Nilima Gulrajani, a visiting fellow at the Canadian International Council and senior research fellow with the Overseas Development Institute.