Development Unplugged

 

Hosted by Nicolas Moyer – President/CEO of the Canadian Council for International Cooperation

 

A platform for cutting-edge thinking and debate about global issues and international cooperation. Whether you’re a social sciences major, a journalist in pursuit of answers, a program officer brainstorming on that next project, or the CEO of a non-profit, this is your source for all things international cooperation.

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Development Unplugged S02E07: Beijing +25

Development Unplugged S02E07: Beijing +25

In this episode, Nicolas Moyer, president and CEO of CCIC, leads a discussion focusing on the 25-year anniversary of the Fourth World Conference on Women held in Beijing in 1995.

Joining Nicolas to discuss what we can expect to see taking place in preparation for Beijing +25 and explain what the major priorities and issues are Vicky Smallman, the national director of Women’s and Human Rights for the Canadian Labour Congress and Katherine Scott, senior researcher at the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives.

Development Unplugged S02E06: Climate Financing in International Development

Development Unplugged S02E06: Climate Financing in International Development

Climate change is one of the most pressing issues facing the world. In order to tackle this, the world, and Canada, is increasing its financial commitments to climate mitigation and adaptation.
In our latest Development UnPlugged, Nicolas Moyer, president and CEO of CCIC, delves into the world of climate financing with Brian Tomlinson, the executive director of AidWatch Canada and author of the 2019 Climate Finance Report developed for the Canadian Coalition on Climate Change and Development (C4D).

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.

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.

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.

Development Unplugged S02E02: Innovation in the international development sector

Development Unplugged S02E02: Innovation in the international development sector

In this episode, special guest host Janice Hamilton from the Manitoba Council for International Cooperation leads a discussion on innovation within the context of the Canadian global development and humanitarian sectors.

With her are the two recipients of this year’s Impact and Innovation Awards in honour of Lewis Perinbam, Jim Cornelius, executive director of the Canadian Foodgrains Bank and Stuart Taylor of iDE Canada, as well as Vinod Rajasekaran, publisher and CEO of Future of Good.

Development Unplugged S02E01: International Development in Current Political Context

Development Unplugged S02E01: International Development in Current Political Context

In this first episode in a series of four podcasts related to the Summit on Canada’s Global Leadership, produced with the support of Crestview Strategy.

Our guest host, Jason Clark, a Senior Consultant with Crestview Strategy, discusses this topic with Stuart Hickox, the Canada director for ONE Campaign and Sarah Kennell, the director of government relations with Action Canada for Sexual Health & Rights.