MEMBER NEWS & ANNOUNCEMENTS

Minister Bibeau Launches Famine Relief Fund to Respond to Multiple Food Crises

May 29, 2017 - Ottawa, Ontario - Global Affairs Canada More than 20 million people in northeast Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan and Yemen are at risk of starvation as a result of severe drought and conflict. South Sudan is experiencing famine, and unless immediate action is taken, others could slide into a similar situation.

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

Theatre For Action Workshops with Mixed Company Theatre!

Friday, July 7, 2017
Ladies' Parlour St. Luke's United Church (Carlton Street Entrance) 157 Carlton St. Toronto, ON M5A 2K3
Arts engagement professional development workshops with reowned theatre creator Simon Malbogat!
Mixed Company Theatre is bringing back their popular Forum Theatre workshops this July! Theatre for Action is our week-long series of intensive workshops conducted by renowned Forum Theatre creator and Mixed Company Theatre Artistic Director Simon Malbogat. A UNESCO-recognized educational tool for implementing social change, Forum Theatre is a community-focused, facilitated style of theatre designed to address social issues and inspire change.
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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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Beyond the headlines – Sustainable agriculture and food sovereignty

Tuesday, July 11, 2017
Our Lady of Lourdes 520 Sherbourne St., Toronto, M4X 1K8
Discover how CJI and its partners in Zambia, Colombia and Canada are working to reduce poverty and support sustainable livelihoods.
Join us on Tuesday, July 11 – 7 to 9 p.m. for a panel discussion to learn about how Canadian Jesuits International’s partners and friends around the world and in Canada are working to alleviate poverty and support livelihoods through sustainable agriculture. The panelists will speak from their experience, about sustainable agriculture and food sovereignty and how, in addition to addressing poverty and inequality, they respect human rights and serve justice. Panelists: Br. Paul Desmarais SJ is the Director of Kasisi Agricultural Centre (KATC) - Zambia.
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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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Go Global Expo 2017

Saturday, September 23, 2017
Kerr Hall, Ryerson University, Toronto
Learn more about working, studying and volunteering abroad
Are you interested in working, volunteering, studying or living overseas?
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