Posted on December 13, 2018
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?
Posted on December 6, 2018
Have a look at CCIC’s Annual Report that covers our 50th anniversary celebrations and accomplishments!
Posted on November 26, 2018
This online resource was developed by and for communicators involved in international development and humanitarian assistance organizations in Canada. Public Engagement officers and fundraisers will also find it useful.
Posted on August 9, 2018
This manual was adapted from Integrating HRBA and Equitable Partnerships into Development Programming: Operationalizing the Istanbul Principles. It provides all the resources you need to run a workshop on integrating a human rights-based approach (HRBA) into your programming.
Posted on July 10, 2018
The summary of the Civil Society Group of 7 (C7) meeting includes benchmarks to help foster a new productive and meaningful relationship between civil society and the G7.
Posted on May 19, 2018
The North-American Observatorio project focuses on global commitments under Sustainable Development Goal 17. The present report builds on previous efforts under the Next Generation initiative to identify and compile the knowledge on collaborative partnerships in the Canadian context, asking whether similar trends can be seen across North America and whether differences between the institutional environments in Canada and the US affect the frequency and effectiveness of collaborative partnerships.
Posted on February 28, 2018
The Canadian Council for International Co-operation (CCIC), Canada’s national voice for the international development and humanitarian sector, is deeply concerned by the recent reports of sexual abuse and exploitation committed by some employees of civil society organizations in Haiti and elsewhere. The reported misconduct is inexcusable. It contravenes the spirit of the humanitarian principles and a human rights-based approach to development that CCIC and its members promote.
Posted on February 27, 2018
Following on Finance Minister Bill Morneau’s commitment that the 2018 federal budget would be gender-responsive, the Canadian Council for International Co-operation is encouraged that today’s budget includes a commitment to increase Canada’s international assistance by $2 billion over five ears, which works to ensure that women and girls around the world are not left behind.
Posted on October 26, 2017
On September 27, 2017, the Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of International Development and La Francophonie, launched the Policy for Civil Society Partnerships for International Assistance. The Policy outlines the government’s approach to partnering with and supporting a strong civil society – in Canada and globally. The Policy comes at a time when space for civil society is increasingly closing. In the context of Canada’s new Feminist International Assistance Policy (FIAP), this Policy marks a number of positive steps forward and offers Canada an opportunity to play a leadership role in strengthening the enabling environment for civil society in Canada and overseas.
Posted on June 9, 2017
The Canadian International Assistance Policy was released today, a year after extensive consultations with Canadians, including Canadian civil society organizations. The Canadian Council for International Co-operation (CCIC) welcomes the long-awaited launch of the new policy, which includes numerous positive commitments by the Government of Canada towards an ambitious and transformative international assistance framework. CCIC looks forward to working with the government, civil society organizations, and other development and humanitarian stakeholders to implement the policy in the months and years to come.
Posted on May 10, 2017
The Canadian Council for International Co-operation (CCIC) is pleased that small and medium-sized international development organizations (SMOs) will now have access to targeted long-term predictable funding and support, thanks to a pilot project announced yesterday by the Minister of International Development and La Francophonie. The announcement recognizes that SMOs are valued players in the global development community and make a unique contribution to Canada’s footprint overseas.
Posted on May 10, 2017
Patricia Erb, President and CEO of Save the Children, is this year’s recipient of the Karen Tackas Award for Women’s Leadership in International Development. The award is given annually to a woman who identifies as a feminist, is peer-nominated and is making a meaningful contribution to global cooperation.