Views from Women Deliver video series
The Canadian Council for International Cooperation (CCIC) and The Discourse are joining forces to bring Women Deliver to Canadians and international development stakeholders everywhere with an exciting new video series: Views from Women Deliver.
The series of interviews with prominent speakers from Women Deliver and CCIC members will focus on the day’s insights, how those discussions are relevant to Canadians, and what is needed in Canada to move the needle on the 2030 Agenda and contribute to sustainable development outcomes so that no girl or woman is left behind.
Day 1: Janice Abbott & Rita Morbia
CCIC’s Nicolas Moyer and the Discourse’s Erin Millar are hosting conversations with thought leaders throughout the fifth Women Deliver conference in Vancouver. On the first day of the conference, they sat down with Janice Abbott, CEO of Atira Women’s Resource Society and Rita Morbia, Co-Executive Director of Inter Pares.
Day 2: April Ingham & Sheryl Rivers
CCIC’s Nicolas Moyer and the Discourse’s Erin Millar are hosting conversations with thought leaders throughout the fifth Women Deliver conference in Vancouver. For day 2, they sat down with April Ingham, Executive Director at Pacific Peoples’ Partnership and Sheryl Rivers from Ustlawn Village.
Day 3: Jess Tomlin and Sandeep Prasad
CCIC’s Nicolas Moyer and the Discourse’s Erin Millar are hosting conversations with thought leaders throughout the fifth Women Deliver conference in Vancouver. For day 3, they sat down with Jess Tomlin, CEO of the MATCH International Women’s Fund and Sandeep Prasad, Executive Director of Action Canada for Sexual Health and Rights.
Day 4: Rachel Logel Carmichael and Rebecca Davidson
CCIC’s Nicolas Moyer and the Discourse’s Erin Millar are hosting conversations with thought leaders throughout the fifth Women Deliver conference in Vancouver. For day 4, they sat down with Rachel Logel Carmichael of Save the Children Canada and Rebecca Davidson of Care Canada.
Day 5: Mesgna Mesgna and Anne Delorme
CCIC’s Nicolas Moyer and the Discourse’s Lindsay Sample host the final episode of Views from Women Deliver from Vancouver, B.C. For day 5, they sat down with Mesgna Mesgna of Plan International’s Youth Initiative and Anne Delorme of AQOCI.
Journée 5: Sophie Arseneault, Anne Delorme et Nicole Hurtubise
Dans le dernier épisode, Nicolas Moyer du CCCI fait le retour de la conférence Women Deliver. Il a rencontré Sophie Arseneault de l’Initiative des jeunes de Plan International., Anne Delorme de l’AQOCI, et Nicole Hurtubise de WaterAid.
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From June 3-6, Vancouver became the planet’s feminist capital. Over 8,000 champions of women’s rights came from around the world to the Women Deliver Conference, drawn in no small part by the feminist leadership of the Canadian government. They came with high expectations, and they will leave impressed.
The Canadian Council for International Co-operation (CCIC) welcomes the Government of Canada’s announcement of continued and increased investment to advance gender equality of women and girls. This represents a ramped-up investment to $1.4 billion annually for ten years to support global health, including $700 million for the most underfunded areas of sexual and reproductive health and rights – a commitment that will have a significant impact on empowering 18 million women and girls. The announcement was made today by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in Vancouver at the Women Deliver Conference.
The Canadian Council for International Co-operation (CCIC) welcomes the launch of the Gender Equality Partnership in support of gender equality and the rights of girls and women in developing countries and in Canada. The Equality Fund will be leading the creation and the roll out of the Gender Equality Partnership, as announced today at the Women Deliver Conference in Vancouver.
The Canadian Council for International Co-operation (CCIC) is happy to announce that Liz Bernstein is the 2019 Karen Takacs Award Recipient. The Karen Takacs Award is presented annually by CCIC to an individual who has notably, by virtue of working collaboratively, made a difference in the lives of women globally. The award honours outstanding collaborative leadership and commitment to promoting women’s equality.
Feminist Human Library
High-profile Canadian and international individuals who identify as feminists and have something to say about world issues will be invited to hold space at a designated booth and connect with members of the international cooperation community and members of the public. These ‘books’ could be politicians, CEOs of non-profits, grassroots organizers, youth leaders, or celebrities making a positive difference.
Read all of their biographies here.