On June 30, Cooperation Canada and Global Affairs Canada (GAC) co-hosted the annual CSO-GAC dialogue on international assistance and development issues. At the dialogue, co-chairs of the Civil Society Policy Advisory Group (CPAG) launched a High-Level Narrative Update on Canada’s progress in implementing Canada’s Policy for Civil Society Partnerships for International Assistance – A feminist approach (the Policy)
With the Budget Implementation Act (Bill C-19) receiving royal assent on June 23, 2022, Cooperation Canada and its members are pleased to see that the clauses regarding the charitable sector address some of the concerns raised by Canadian charities and equity-seeking organizations working with non-charities at home and abroad.
Cooperation Canada held a webinar on June 9th, following the 100 days of War in Ukraine. Using a feminist lens, the panel discussed the needs of displaced persons and broader, media coverage, humanitarian response and foreign policy.
Last week, Cooperation Canada held a meeting with its members for the first time since the pandemic began. The event provided an opportunity for informal exchanges, reinforcing the close ties that unite people in our sector.