Americas Policy Group, News, Publications
It has been an amazing year for the Americas Policy Group (APG) and its members. As such, we are proud to present the APG 2018-2019 Annual Report highlighting the work of its 29 members. It includes the group’s main activities, list of members and financial report.
Joint Publications, Publications
“Progressing National SDG Implementation” is the third in a regular series of reports commissioned by civil society. It documents and analyses the 46 English, French, Spanish and Arabic Voluntary National Review (VNR) reports submitted in 2018 to the UN’s High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF).
CCIC Publications, Joint Publications, News, Publications, Regional Working Groups
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.
CCIC Publications, Joint Publications, Publications
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.
Americas Policy Group, Publications
Dear Minister: The Americas Policy Group (APG), a regional working group of the Canadian Council for International Co-operation, wishes to express its concerns regarding the ongoing acute human rights crisis in Honduras and the incarceration of political prisoners, amid a pattern identified by the UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights “of intimidation and reprisals targeting human rights defenders and members or sympathizers of the opposition parties in the aftermath of electoral protests”. 1 Those protests followed the November 26th presidential elections, marred by irregularities and allegations of fraud.
CCIC Publications, News
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.
CCIC Publications, News
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.