MEMBER NEWS & ANNOUNCEMENTS

CFTC's Zero Hunger Heroes are helping to end hunger, one community at a time

Canadian Feed The Children’s Zero Hunger Heroes is a campaign to celebrate young people in Canada and around the world who take the lead in their communities by promoting food security and healthy futures for all. These young heroes are part of the global movement to achieve the UN Sustainable Development Goals, including SDG2 - Zero Hunger Every month from May to November 2017 we’ll feature Zero Hunger Heroes on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram as well as our monthly eNews.

Canadians Are Back(ed)! Government Announces Renewed Partnership with Canadians on Global Cooperation

May 10, 2017 Minister of International Cooperation and La Francophonie Marie Claude Bibeau announced a new $100 million fund for small and medium-sized organizations at the Canadian Council for International Co-operation’s Global Impact Soirée on 9 May 2017. This comes after almost three years of discussions with the Inter-Council Network of Provincial and Regional Councils for International Cooperation (ICN), and CCIC.

UPCOMING EVENTS

Inter Pares' Women’s Health, Women’s Rights Tour: Toronto

Tuesday, May 23, 2017
Date: Tuesday May 23 Time: 7:00pm Location: Barbra Schlifer Clinic, 489 College Street, Suite 503 This event is free. Seating is limited. Please RSVP to save your spot: https://interpares.ca/content/womens-health-womens-rights-tour-toronto
Film screening and discussion of women’s sexual and reproductive health and rights
Join Inter Pares staff as well as Caren Pineda and Mark Abellon from the Likhaan Centre for Women's Health in the Philippines for a discussion of women’s sexual and reproductive health and rights. You will hear stories of how a network of women’s health clinics are overcoming the challenges of poverty, violence, and the lack of access to contraception and sex education in schools. This event will feature a 30-minute film from the Likhaan Centre for Women's Health.
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OCIC Lunch & Learn event: Faith in Action- Engaging Diverse Communities through Effective Campaigns

Wednesday, May 24, 2017
Alterna Savings Room - Centre for Social Innovation 215 Spadina Avenue, Toronto, ON
Faith in Action: Engaging Diverse Communities through Effective Campaigns
Muslims currently represent 3.2% percent of the total Canadian population (and 7.7% of the GTA population), and are a vibrant and growing giving community. Understanding the framework of faith-informed giving for this community is a critical step towards creating more inclusive charitable organizations that reach and engage diverse Canadians. Like social financing and diaspora remittances, faith-driven giving is a powerful tool that can be leveraged to make lasting global change.
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Youth 20 Summit - Canadian Consultation

Thursday, June 1, 2017
Berlin, Germany
An opportunity for Canadian youth to influence the G20 process and international policy.
In June, Loïc Bisson and Morrell Andrews will travel to Berlin as Canada's official delegation at the 2017 Youth 20 Summit (Y20) on behalf of the Young Diplomats of Canada, and they want to hear from youth about your concerns, ideas, and priorities for the world! The Y20 is the premier opportunity for young people to influence global policymakers and the G20 process.
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OCIC and CanWaCH Proposal Writing Workshop

Friday, June 2, 2017
Toronto, Ontario
Learn How to Develop Comprehensive Global Affairs Canada (GAC) Proposals in Health: Including Tips and Insights
We are pleased to invite you to a collaborative proposal writing workshop offered by OCIC and CanWaCH. This workshop will present an overview of how to develop comprehensive Global Affairs Canada (GAC) proposals in health, including tips and insights from the presenters experience in developing numerous proposals. It will walk through the unsolicited proposal template of GAC and provide critical considerations to include in your proposals. The workshop format will include an interactive forum to enhance proposal development.
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Annual Tribute Fundraiser

Thursday, June 8, 2017
Daniels Spectrum 585 Dundas Street East
A signiture fundraising event, the Annual Tribute and Spirit of Barbra Schlifer Award Ceremony.
Join the Barbra Schlifer Commemorative Clinic for our Annual Tribute fundraiser hosted by Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP. The night is an inspiring evening that brings together an influential and diverse collection of more than 500 people determined to motivate change. The event features a popular silent and live auction, scrumptious food and drink catered by Daniel et Daniel, and entertainment.
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Early Registration Now Open: Innovation Ignites! OCIC AGM & Symposium June 16, 2017

Friday, June 16, 2017
Center for Social Innovation 192 Spadina Ave
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We are thrilled to open registration for Innovation Ignites! a one-day event that seeks to bring together 100 leaders and change agents to imagine new possibilities for development innovation. As Canada marks 150 years of Confederation and positions itself as a global leader and advocate for the Sustainable Development Goals, we invite you to join us in collective reflection on emerging opportunities for systemic social impact and more effective citizen engagement.
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Participatory Monitoring & Evaluation Workshop with Mosaic International

Monday, July 10, 2017
University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON
An intensive six-day experiential workshop that is practically focused
July 10-15, 2017 There is increasing evidence showing that evaluation practices that are participatory and inclusive as possible lead to recommendations that have a better probability of being implemented and adopted. Participatory Monitoring and Evaluation (PM&E) involves a different approach to project monitoring and evaluation by involving local people, project stakeholders, and development agencies deciding together about how to measure results and what actions should follow once this information has been collected and analyzed.
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Advanced Results Based Management, Theory of Change and Deliverology Workshop with Mosaic International

Monday, July 17, 2017
University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON
An intensive three-day Advanced RBM workshop that takes you beyond the basics of Results Based Management and helps you to master RBM tools for your organization
July 17-19, 2017 This intensive three-day Advanced RBM workshop takes you beyond the basics of Results Based Management and helps you to master RBM tools for your organization linking project level results to your programme and organizational mission and vision.
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