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Summit on Canada’s Global Leadership-Sommet sur le leadership mondial du Ca

November 27, 2019 @ 8:00 am - November 28, 2019 @ 5:00 pm EST
Ottawa Conference and Event Centre, 200 Coventry Road, Room 106D
Ottawa,ONK1K 4S3Canada
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Summit on Canada’s Global Leadership-Sommet sur le leadership mondial du Ca

November 27, 2019 @ 8:30 am - November 28, 2019 @ 5:00 pm EST
Ottawa Conference and Event Centre, 200 Coventry Road, Room 106D
Ottawa,ONK1K 4S3Canada
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Find a promo code that suits you below- Trouvez un code promo qui vous convient ci-dessous On November 27-28, 2019, the first-ever Summit on Canada’s Global Leadership will bring together policy leaders from all sub-sectors of Canada’s foreign policy. In the Fall 2019 post-election context this Summit provides an opportunity to understand where Canada stands […]

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SUMMIT ON CANADA’S GLOBAL LEADERSHIP

November 27, 2019 @ 9:00 am - November 28, 2019 @ 5:00 pm EST
Ottawa Conference and Event Centre 200 COVENTRY RD
Ottawa,K1K 4S3Canada
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 On November 27-28, 2019, the first-ever Summit on Canada’s Global Leadership will bring together policy leaders from all sub-sectors of Canada’s foreign policy.  In the Fall 2019 post-election context this Summit provides an opportunity to understand where Canada stands at the nexus of international trade, security, diplomacy, development and humanitarian assistance and set the stage […]

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7:30 am

Summit Youth Breakfast sponsored by FinDev Canada

November 28, 2019 @ 7:30 am - 9:00 am EST
Ottawa Conference and Event Centre, 200 Coventry Road, Room 106D
Ottawa,ONK1K 4S3Canada
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Breakfast session sponsored by FinDev Canada Innovative Finance, blended finance, development finance. All these are new terms that have recently emerged onto the international development landscape. Do we understand what they mean? What can they contribute to achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)? This breakfast for youth attending the CCIC’ Summit on Canada’s Global […]

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Tech is part of Canada’s global leadership

November 28, 2019 @ 7:30 am - 9:00 am EST
Ottawa Conference and Event Centre, 200 Coventry Road, Room 106D
Ottawa,ONK1K 4S3Canada
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Breakfast session presented by Future of Good The tech industry contributes about eight percent to Canada’s GDP and this is set to grow over the next decade. Canada is making significant investments in fintech, AI, agtech, and more. Canadian tech companies like Shopify, Wattpad, WealthSimple, and Awake Labs are growing in markets around the world. […]

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10:30 am

The Case for Caring: Why Should Canada Invest in a Better World?

November 28, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm EST
Ottawa Conference and Event Centre, 200 Coventry Road, Room 106D
Ottawa,ONK1K 4S3Canada
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The Case for Caring: Why Should Canada Invest in a Better World? The iconic 1969 World Bank study “Partners in Development”, chaired by former Canadian Prime Minister Lester B. Pearson, declared “while the moral incentive for cooperation in international development…is valid and compelling…it is not the basis on which support for international development mainly rests. […]

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Making progress on Canada’s approach to the Humanitarian, Dev nexus

November 28, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm EST
Ottawa Conference and Event Centre, 200 Coventry Road, Room 106D
Ottawa,ONK1K 4S3Canada
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Making progress on Canada’s approach to the Humanitarian, Development and Peace Nexus Focusing on double and triple nexus programming in practice, this session will bring together recent evidence from this approach in programming, with current civil society, political, defence and academic perspectives, framing an interactive discussion that will contribute to the creation of a white […]

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Canada’s Global Leadership on the 2030 Agenda

November 28, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm EST
Ottawa Conference and Event Centre, 200 Coventry Road, Room 106D
Ottawa,ONK1K 4S3Canada
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Canada’s Global Leadership on the 2030 Agenda In June 2019, the Government of Canada launched its’ interim strategy to implement the 2030 Agenda. The strategy includes 30 concrete actions and will serve as the basis for the development of Canada’s National 2030 Agenda Strategy. Following opening remarks with government representation that will explore Canada’s implementation […]

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The Future of Climate Change Policy-Maximizing benefits

November 28, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm EST
Ottawa Conference and Event Centre, 200 Coventry Road, Room 106D
Ottawa,ONK1K 4S3Canada
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The Future of Climate Change Policy-Maximizing benefits through a whole-of-society approach Climate change is drastically changing the way policymakers from all sectors need to approach the way we build and preserve healthy, safe and equitable societies - in Canada and abroad. Do we require an integrated approach to dealing with climate change? Does Canada’s ambition […]

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Leader or laggard? An interactive debate on the prospects of supply chains

November 28, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm EST
Ottawa Conference and Event Centre, 200 Coventry Road, Room 106D
Ottawa,ONK1K 4S3Canada
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Leader or laggard? An interactive debate on the prospects of supply chains legislation in Canada There are an estimated 16 million people who are victims of forced labour exploitation in the private sector, of which one in five are children. Some of the industries most affected include construction, manufacturing, and agriculture. Some industries in the […]

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Partnering for Change: Overcoming Systemic Barriers to Girls Education

November 28, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm EST
Ottawa Conference and Event Centre, 200 Coventry Road, Room 106D
Ottawa,ONK1K 4S3Canada
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Partnering for Change: Overcoming Systemic Barriers to Girls Education and Women’s Empowerment Children Believe (CB) envisions a world where every child has a voice and the ability to achieve their full potential. Children Believe focuses on promoting access to equitable, high-quality education for girls and boys; promotes holistic health, child protection; and nurtures child participation […]

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Youth in Policy

November 28, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm EST
Ottawa Conference and Event Centre, 200 Coventry Road, Room 106D
Ottawa,ONK1K 4S3Canada
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Youth in Policy ​Our panel will dig into the lack of input being incorporated by Canadian Youth in Federal Policy in Canada. It will focus on the realities and frustrations faced by Canadian Youth by not being able to express their opinion in policy that directly impacts the way they live their lives. We will […]

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2:15 pm

Modifying Canadian Foreign Policy to Confront an America-First World Order

November 28, 2019 @ 2:15 pm - 3:45 pm EST
Ottawa Conference and Event Centre, 200 Coventry Road, Room 106D
Ottawa,ONK1K 4S3Canada
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Modifying Canadian Foreign Policy to Confront an America-First World Order Canadian Foreign Policy, as seen from a broad perspective, combining the impact of a rapidly changing and challenging international environment on our standing in the world and Canada’s ability to adapt, protect and advance our primary global interests. A panel moderated by RHOMA’s President, Gilles […]

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Justice climatique, analyse féministe

November 28, 2019 @ 2:15 pm - 3:45 pm EST
Ottawa Conference and Event Centre, 200 Coventry Road, Room 106D
Ottawa,ONK1K 4S3Canada
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Justice climatique, analyse féministe A feminist approach to climate justice addresses the climate crisis not only as an environmental problem, but as a complex social justice issue that focuses on the populations that are most vulnerable to its effects. This approach is therefore based on an intersectional feminist analysis of unequal power relations based on […]

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Direction and Control: The Incompatibility of the Nexus and Canadian

November 28, 2019 @ 2:15 pm - 3:45 pm EST
Ottawa Conference and Event Centre, 200 Coventry Road, Room 106D
Ottawa,ONK1K 4S3Canada
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Direction and Control: The Incompatibility of the Nexus and Canadian Charitable Requirements The humanitarian-development-peace Nexus is a positive initiative to challenge and motivate humanitarian organizations to more effective programming. The ideas and strategy behind the Nexus is commendable. However, within Canada’s regulatory framework, achieving the Nexus will be challenging. The workshop will build upon the […]

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Advocacy for Good: Lessons and Path Forward

November 28, 2019 @ 2:15 pm - 3:45 pm EST
Ottawa Conference and Event Centre, 200 Coventry Road, Room 106D
Ottawa,ONK1K 4S3Canada
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Advocacy for Good: Lessons and Path Forward This session will focus on how best to leverage advocacy tools and tactics to further Canada’s commitment to global development objectives. The session will include examples from Action Canada’s successful efforts in furthering the Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights objectives (domestically and internationally) with the federal government. […]

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Can sexual violence in the workplace really be prevented?

November 28, 2019 @ 2:15 pm - 3:45 pm EST
Ottawa Conference and Event Centre, 200 Coventry Road, Room 106D
Ottawa,ONK1K 4S3Canada
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Can sexual violence in the workplace really be prevented? An examination of the roots of the problem and some glimmers of hope The #MeToo movement brought an issue marginalized groups have been dealing with for far too long to the forefront and it’s time we discuss Canada’s role in it. This panel will examine the […]

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Lessons Learned 2

November 28, 2019 @ 2:15 pm - 3:45 pm EST
Ottawa Conference and Event Centre, 200 Coventry Road, Room 106D
Ottawa,ONK1K 4S3Canada
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This session is a World Cafe style session where different organizations will share their experiences on different topics. This session is a World Cafe style session where different organizations will share their experiences on different topics. Participants will rotate from table to table to learn and exchange knowledge and best practices. 1) Dispatches from the […]

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Feminism(s) in gender equality and women’s empowerment programming?

November 28, 2019 @ 2:15 pm - 3:45 pm EST
Ottawa Conference and Event Centre, 200 Coventry Road, Room 106D
Ottawa,ONK1K 4S3Canada
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Research and experience on overseas partner perspectives with feminist development approaches How do Canadian organizations and their partners in the Global South integrate gender equality into their programming, and to what extent do they consider their approaches to be ‘feminist’? Since the launch of the Feminist International Aid Policy (FIAP) in 2017, an emphasis on […]

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