BEGIN:VCALENDAR VERSION:2.0 PRODID:-//Canadian Council for International Co-operation - ECPv4.9.7//NONSGML v1.0//EN CALSCALE:GREGORIAN METHOD:PUBLISH X-WR-CALNAME:Canadian Council for International Co-operation X-ORIGINAL-URL:https://ccic.ca X-WR-CALDESC:Events for Canadian Council for International Co-operation BEGIN:VTIMEZONE TZID:"America/Toronto" BEGIN:DAYLIGHT TZOFFSETFROM:-0500 TZOFFSETTO:-0400 TZNAME:EDT DTSTART:20190310T070000 END:DAYLIGHT BEGIN:STANDARD TZOFFSETFROM:-0400 TZOFFSETTO:-0500 TZNAME:EST DTSTART:20191103T060000 END:STANDARD END:VTIMEZONE BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTART;TZID="America/Toronto":20190814T100000 DTEND;TZID="America/Toronto":20190814T110000 DTSTAMP:20190825T125133 CREATED:20190807T195116Z LAST-MODIFIED:20190815T174749Z UID:17643-1565776800-1565780400@ccic.ca SUMMARY:Summer Webinar Series: Exploring Critical Gaps in SRHR DESCRIPTION:\n \n \n \n \n \n \n \n \n \n \n \n CCIC is pleased to collaborate with Action Canada and CanWaCH on a series of webinars that will discus some of the identified gap areas of sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR). The webinars will bring together experts from international partners and Canadian civil society organizations to discuss integrative programming and best practices for programming in these areas. \nOn June 4\, 2019\, the Government of Canada announced an annual investment of $1.4b for women’s and children’s health between 2020-2030 with $700m/year earmarked for sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) with a focus on the neglected areas. With this new commitment\, Canada is positioned to become the single largest country donor for comprehensive SRHR in the world. \nMore recently\, Global Affairs Canada launched the “Health and Rights for Women\, Adolescent Girls and Children” call for proposals. With $325 million over five years\, selected projects will improve the quality of\, access to\, and demand for integrated health services and information for women\, adolescents\, and children at the community\, health facility\, and health system levels. 50% of the funding will be earmarked for critical gap areas of SRHR including: \n\nReproductive health services\nComprehensive sexuality education\nFamily planning and contraceptives\nSafe and legal abortion and post-abortion care\nSexual and gender-based violence (including child\, early and forced marriage\, and female genital mutilation and cutting)\nAdvocacy activities for SRHR\n\nJoin us throughout August and September in our series of webinars where the objectives are: \n\nTo share expertise and build capacity on the most neglected areas of SRHR;\nTo demonstrate best practices and integrative SRHR programming;\nTo build partnerships and networks among organizations working on SRHR in different capacities.\n\nThe schedule and themes are as follows: \n\nWednesday\, August 14\, 10am-11am EDT: Safe and legal abortion and post-abortion care\nWednesday\, August 21\, 10am-11am EDT: Comprehensive sexuality education\nWednesday\, August 28\, 10am-11am EDT: Advocacy activities for SRHR\nWednesday\, September 4\, 10am-11am EDT: Family planning and contraceptives.\n\n  \n \n \n \n \n \n \n \n \n URL:https://ccic.ca/event/summer-webinar-series-exploring-critical-gaps-in-srhr/2019-08-14/ LOCATION:Online\, ON\, Canada CATEGORIES:Webinar ATTACH;FMTTYPE=image/png:https://ccic.ca/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/Summer-Webinar-Series-e1565202777683.png GEO:56.130366;-106.346771 END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTART;TZID="America/Toronto":20190821T100000 DTEND;TZID="America/Toronto":20190821T110000 DTSTAMP:20190825T125133 CREATED:20190807T195116Z LAST-MODIFIED:20190815T174751Z UID:17648-1566381600-1566385200@ccic.ca SUMMARY:Summer Webinar Series: Exploring Critical Gaps in SRHR DESCRIPTION:\n \n \n \n \n \n \n \n \n \n \n \n CCIC is pleased to collaborate with Action Canada and CanWaCH on a series of webinars that will discus some of the identified gap areas of sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR). The webinars will bring together experts from international partners and Canadian civil society organizations to discuss integrative programming and best practices for programming in these areas. \nOn June 4\, 2019\, the Government of Canada announced an annual investment of $1.4b for women’s and children’s health between 2020-2030 with $700m/year earmarked for sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) with a focus on the neglected areas. With this new commitment\, Canada is positioned to become the single largest country donor for comprehensive SRHR in the world. \nMore recently\, Global Affairs Canada launched the “Health and Rights for Women\, Adolescent Girls and Children” call for proposals. With $325 million over five years\, selected projects will improve the quality of\, access to\, and demand for integrated health services and information for women\, adolescents\, and children at the community\, health facility\, and health system levels. 50% of the funding will be earmarked for critical gap areas of SRHR including: \n\nReproductive health services\nComprehensive sexuality education\nFamily planning and contraceptives\nSafe and legal abortion and post-abortion care\nSexual and gender-based violence (including child\, early and forced marriage\, and female genital mutilation and cutting)\nAdvocacy activities for SRHR\n\nJoin us throughout August and September in our series of webinars where the objectives are: \n\nTo share expertise and build capacity on the most neglected areas of SRHR;\nTo demonstrate best practices and integrative SRHR programming;\nTo build partnerships and networks among organizations working on SRHR in different capacities.\n\nThe schedule and themes are as follows: \n\nWednesday\, August 14\, 10am-11am EDT: Safe and legal abortion and post-abortion care\nWednesday\, August 21\, 10am-11am EDT: Comprehensive sexuality education\nWednesday\, August 28\, 10am-11am EDT: Advocacy activities for SRHR\nWednesday\, September 4\, 10am-11am EDT: Family planning and contraceptives.\n\n  \n \n \n \n \n \n \n \n \n URL:https://ccic.ca/event/summer-webinar-series-exploring-critical-gaps-in-srhr/2019-08-21/ LOCATION:Online\, ON\, Canada CATEGORIES:Webinar ATTACH;FMTTYPE=image/png:https://ccic.ca/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/Summer-Webinar-Series-e1565202777683.png GEO:56.130366;-106.346771 END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTART;TZID="America/Toronto":20190822T130000 DTEND;TZID="America/Toronto":20190822T153000 DTSTAMP:20190825T125133 CREATED:20190807T201514Z LAST-MODIFIED:20190822T094513Z UID:17664-1566478800-1566487800@ccic.ca SUMMARY:Funding research in the global development sector / Le financement de la recherche dans le secteur du développement international DESCRIPTION:(le Français suit)\nFunding research in the global sustainable development and humanitarian assistance sectors in Canada \nNextGen Webinar with SSHRC\, August 22\, 2019 1 pm in English\, and 2:30 pm in French \nWe invite CCIC members interested in engaging with the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) to attend this webinar! Join us and learn about the multiple ways to engage with SSHRC via their different funding opportunities. This will also be an opportunity to learn about the global challenges identified through SSHRC’s Imagining Canada’s Future initiative. How can your organizations contribute to addressing these global challenges in their research endeavors? What funding and partnership opportunities exist for civil society organizations? What are the new Partnership Engage Grants and how does SSHRC support research by and with Indigenous peoples? \nJoin us as SSHRC representatives share examples of funded research in our sector. This is your chance to ask your burning questions to SSHRC directly! \n Logistics: \nThis event is for CCIC members only. Join the English webinar on Thursday\, August 22nd at 1 pm ET. Join the French webinar on Thursday\, August 22nd at 2:30pm ET. We expect the webinar to be about 1 hour including a Q&A period. Please ensure to register via Eventbrite to receive the login details by email. The webinars will be recorded and made available to CCIC members unable to attend.\nIf you have any questions please contact Andréanne Martel at amartel@ccic.ca. \n———\nLe financement de la recherche dans les secteurs du développement international et de l’assistance humanitaire au Canada \nWebinaire de Prochaine Génération avec le CRSH\, 22 août à 1pm\, Anglais\, et 2:30pm\, Français\nJoignez-vous à nous et apprenez en davantage sur les différentes façons de s’impliquer auprès du CRSH via leurs nombreuses opportunités de financement. Ce webinaire sera également l’opportunité d’en apprendre davantage sur les défis de demain identifiés par l’entremise de l’initiative Imaginer l’avenir du Canada du CRSH. Comment votre organisation peut-elle contribuer à répondre à ces défis dans le cadre de vos efforts de recherche. Quels financements et opportunités de partenariat existent pour les organisations de la société civile? Qu’est-ce que la nouvelle subvention d’engagement partenarial et comment le CRSH soutien le recherche menée par et avec les autochtones?  \nJoignez-vous aux représentants-es du CRSH qui partageront des examples de recherche financé dans notre secteur. C’est votre chance de poser vos questions directement au CRSH! \nLogistique:\nCet évènement est réservé aux membres du CCCI. Joignez le webinaire en anglais le jeudi 22 août à 1pm ET. Joignez le webinaire en français en français le jeudi 22 août à 2h30pm ET. \nCe webinaire devrait durer environ 1 heure incluant une période de questions et réponses. Veuillez vous inscrire via Eventbrite pour recevoir les informations pour vous connecter par courriel. Ces webinaires seront enregistrés et rendus disponibles pour les membres du CCCI qui n’ont pas pu participer. \nSi vous avez des questions\, veuillez communiquer avec Andréanne Martel à amartel@ccic.ca  \n URL:https://ccic.ca/event/funding-research-in-the-global-sustainable-development-and-humanitarian-assistance-sectors-in-canada-le-financement-de-la-recherche-dans-les-secteurs-du-developpement-international-et-de-lassistan/ LOCATION:Online – Link will be shared / En ligne – le lien sera partagé\, ON CATEGORIES:CCIC ATTACH;FMTTYPE=image/jpeg:https://ccic.ca/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/75886f3493f804f3657200003b5a624e.jpg END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTART;TZID="America/Toronto":20190828T100000 DTEND;TZID="America/Toronto":20190828T110000 DTSTAMP:20190825T125133 CREATED:20190807T195116Z LAST-MODIFIED:20190815T174752Z UID:17649-1566986400-1566990000@ccic.ca SUMMARY:Summer Webinar Series: Exploring Critical Gaps in SRHR DESCRIPTION:\n \n \n \n \n \n \n \n \n \n \n \n CCIC is pleased to collaborate with Action Canada and CanWaCH on a series of webinars that will discus some of the identified gap areas of sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR). The webinars will bring together experts from international partners and Canadian civil society organizations to discuss integrative programming and best practices for programming in these areas. \nOn June 4\, 2019\, the Government of Canada announced an annual investment of $1.4b for women’s and children’s health between 2020-2030 with $700m/year earmarked for sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) with a focus on the neglected areas. With this new commitment\, Canada is positioned to become the single largest country donor for comprehensive SRHR in the world. \nMore recently\, Global Affairs Canada launched the “Health and Rights for Women\, Adolescent Girls and Children” call for proposals. With $325 million over five years\, selected projects will improve the quality of\, access to\, and demand for integrated health services and information for women\, adolescents\, and children at the community\, health facility\, and health system levels. 50% of the funding will be earmarked for critical gap areas of SRHR including: \n\nReproductive health services\nComprehensive sexuality education\nFamily planning and contraceptives\nSafe and legal abortion and post-abortion care\nSexual and gender-based violence (including child\, early and forced marriage\, and female genital mutilation and cutting)\nAdvocacy activities for SRHR\n\nJoin us throughout August and September in our series of webinars where the objectives are: \n\nTo share expertise and build capacity on the most neglected areas of SRHR;\nTo demonstrate best practices and integrative SRHR programming;\nTo build partnerships and networks among organizations working on SRHR in different capacities.\n\nThe schedule and themes are as follows: \n\nWednesday\, August 14\, 10am-11am EDT: Safe and legal abortion and post-abortion care\nWednesday\, August 21\, 10am-11am EDT: Comprehensive sexuality education\nWednesday\, August 28\, 10am-11am EDT: Advocacy activities for SRHR\nWednesday\, September 4\, 10am-11am EDT: Family planning and contraceptives.\n\n  \n \n \n \n \n \n \n \n \n URL:https://ccic.ca/event/summer-webinar-series-exploring-critical-gaps-in-srhr/2019-08-28/ LOCATION:Online\, ON\, Canada CATEGORIES:Webinar ATTACH;FMTTYPE=image/png:https://ccic.ca/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/Summer-Webinar-Series-e1565202777683.png GEO:56.130366;-106.346771 END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTART;TZID="America/Toronto":20190828T120000 DTEND;TZID="America/Toronto":20190828T133000 DTSTAMP:20190825T125133 CREATED:20190812T204640Z LAST-MODIFIED:20190812T212415Z UID:17731-1566993600-1566999000@ccic.ca SUMMARY:Code of Conduct to Prevent and Respond to Sexual Violence\, a Webinar for Small and Medium Organizations DESCRIPTION:\n \n \n \n \n \n \n \n \n \n \n \n \nDate: Wednesday\, August 28Time:12:00 pm – 1:30 pm in French (EDT)          14h00-15h30 in English (EDT) \nClick this link to register to the Webinar in English at 2pm (EDT) on August 28: https://zoom.us/meeting/register/7c769b095e5b5d97cde7dc3c8da9331e \nObjectives :– Present the requirements of Global Affairs Canada– Create a space for dialogue between the GAC and the small and medium sized organizations– Present a code of conduct outline– Support small and medium organizations in their institutional efforts to prevent and respond to sexual violence.In May 2018\, Minister Bibeau wrote to all active Canadian partners emphasizing the importance of preventing and responding to sexual exploitation and abuse\, and outlined her expectations of partners. This letter\, as well as other information on GAC’s approach\, commitments and expectations\, can be found on the PSEA website. \nOne of these expectations\, a Code of Conduct on SEA\, has been included in all new financing contracts since November 2018. Effective September 1\, 2019\, Global Affairs Canada (GAC) will require all partner organizations to have a code of conduct that prevents and responds to sexual exploitation and abuse in order to be able to submit a complaint. request for financing. The Women and Development Committee (CQFD) of the Quebec Council of International cooperation organizations (AQOCI) and the Spur Change program wish to support small and medium-sized organizations to meet this requirement and strengthen their capacities in the prevention and support of victims of sexual violence in the international cooperation sector. \nIn this webinar for small and medium organizations\, Sherry Hornung\, GAC’s title\, will explain the AMC requirements and will be available to answer your questions. \nAnne Delorme will present a new tool developed by the CQFD of AQOCI: A canvas of code of conduct. This framework can be adapted by small and medium organizations according to their institutional context. \nClick this link to register to the Webinar in English at 2pm (EDT) on August 28: https://zoom.us/meeting/register/7c769b095e5b5d97cde7dc3c8da9331e \nResources people:: AQOCI’s CQFD has developed a series of fact sheets on sexual violence designed to build the capacity of its members and support work on organizational policies and procedures:Sheet 1 – Introduction to sexual violenceSheet 2 – Prevention and reporting of sexual violenceSheet 3: Training on sexual violenceOrganizational Checklist for the Prevention of Sexual Violence \nSee here the June Webinar (in French) \nYou can also find additional information on this web page of the Canadian Council for International Cooperation. \nPersonnes Ressources : \nAnne Delorme (Program Officer for Women’s Rights and Gender Equality at AQOCI) has nearly twenty years of career in international development\, within the United Nations Development Program (UNDP)\, the Research Center for the International Development Corporation (IDRC)\, as well as several Canadian and international NGOs. She holds an MBA from McGill University and specializes in gender equality\, economic development and private sector development. She is currently the Program Officer for Women’s Rights and Gender Equality at AQOCI as well as the Coordinator of the Quebec Committee on Women and Development (CQFD) and the community of practice “Genre en pratique”. She is a member of the coordinating committee and representative of the Americas for the Francophone Gender Equality Network of the International Organization of La Francophonie. \nSherry Hornung\, Deputy Director Preventing Sexual Exploitation and Abuse at Global Affairs Canada\, has worked in international development for over 20 years\, mostly with the Government of Canada\, but also with an INGO. She has worked as a Gender Equality Specialist\, Senior Project Officer\, Policy Advisor and Deputy Director at HQ and in the field\, and with geographic\, multilateral and partnership branches. Currently\, she is the Departmental Focal Point for the Prevention of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse. \n \n \n \n \n \n \n \n \n URL:https://ccic.ca/event/code-of-conduct-to-prevent-and-respond-to-sexual-violence-a-webinar-for-small-and-medium-organizations/ LOCATION:ON CATEGORIES:Webinar END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR