CCIC and Global Affairs Canada Partnering to Enhance Canada’s International Assistance

CCIC and Global Affairs Canada Partnering to Enhance Canada’s International Assistance

CCIC is collaborating with GAC to help shape and improve Canadian international assistance, by implementing the Feminist International Assistance Policy and streamlining funding agreements and processes. CCIC leverages its national membership to inform GAC decisions and processes through three key working groups: the Task Force for Increasing Effectiveness (TAFIE), CCIC Chief Financial Officer Working Group, and Civil Society Policy Advisory Group (CPAG).

Please consult the infosheet below to understand why these groups exist, who is involved, what they are doing, and how CCIC members can participate.

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Civil Society Policy Advisory Group (CPAG)

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Task Force on Increasing Effectiveness (TAFIE)

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Chief Financial Officer Working Group

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Daring to risk and fail – Building an innovation agenda in Canada’s global development and humanitarian community

Daring to risk and fail – Building an innovation agenda in Canada’s global development and humanitarian community

Is the practice of innovation an essential way forward for international development and humanitarian organizations? How do we test out radical ideas when there is so much at stake? And what does ‘innovation’ actually mean?

 

The intent of the paper is to help give shape to how CCIC might learn from the experience of these platforms as it shapes its own innovation agenda and works to implement one of three core CCIC strategic directions for 2018-23: Inspire and support the growth of a more relevant, responsive and effective global development and humanitarian assistance sector that, through a broad range of innovations, can create sustainable impact and change in collaboration with our partners.

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Executive Summary

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Pre-Budget Consultations in Advance of the 2019 Budget – Oral testimony

Pre-Budget Consultations in Advance of the 2019 Budget – Oral testimony covering three core themes:

 

First, the relationship between a more competitive economy and a more sustainable society.
Second, the key role charities play in both the economic and societal success of Canada.
And third, how Canada can apply increased growth to build Canadian leadership in global sustainable development.

Reaching for the Summit: Sustainable Development and Civil Society at the 2018 G7

This brief summarizes the outcomes of the 2018 G7 Leaders’ Summit and associated ministerial and sectoral meetings from the perspective of civil society, particularly as relevant to organizations engaged in global development and humanitarian programming. It identifies areas of progress and inaction, including relative to civil society recommendations. After outlining and analyzing general outcomes at the Leaders’ Summit and Development Ministerial, the brief assesses the G7’s specific engagement on gender equality, education, climate and environment, and engaging civil society.