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The Next Generation Final Evaluation Summary is out!

The Next Generation Final Evaluation Summary is out!

The Next Generation Final Evaluation Summary is out!
With the approaching closure of the Next Generation Program, the time has come to read and reflect on the multitude of achievements the program has brought to our sector. The program inspired the policy, practice and investments decisions of civil society organizations, academic institutions, networks, funders and governments.

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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.

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TWO WINNING SOLUTIONS TO THE WORLD’S TOUGHEST PROBLEMS

TWO WINNING SOLUTIONS TO THE WORLD’S TOUGHEST PROBLEMS

This year marks the 30th anniversary of International Development Week – an annual initiative acknowledging Canada’s contributions to global humanitarian assistance. The theme for this year? ‘Go for the Goals’, referring to the UN’s 2030 Agenda for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), encouraging Canadians to tirelessly push for a better world, together.
Canada has countless examples of homegrown solutions to some of the world’s toughest problems, from health to housing.

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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.

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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.

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Canadians Support More Spending on International Aid

Canadians Support More Spending on International Aid

The numbers are in: A majority of Canadians want their country to do more to help the world’s poorest and most vulnerable people.

This year, for the 30th edition of International Development Week (February 2-8), the Canadian Council for International Cooperation (CCIC) commissioned a public opinion survey to find out where Canadians stand on the issue of assistance to developing countries.

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A conspiracy with hope

A conspiracy with hope

For International Development Week 2020, we are showcasing the impact that our member organizations are having around the world. This blog post, from Jennifer Henry of KAIROS, is the third in a special series. Make sure to read it and share it with your network!

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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.

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