Canadian & Global Coalitions


Cooperation Canada is an active member of Canadian and global coalitions.

In Canada, Cooperation Canada participates in and collaborates with a number of Canadian coalitions, including the Canadian Association for Studies in International Development (CASID), Canadian Coalition for Climate Change & Development (C4D), Canadian International Education Policy Working Group (CIEPWG), Canadian Network on Corporate Accountability (CNCA), Canadian Peacebuilding Partners Network, Canadian Partnership for Women and Children’s Health (CanWaCH), Civil Society Policy & Advisory Group (CPAG), Climate Action Network Canada (CAN-Rac), Canadian Food Security Policy Group (FSPG), Future Planning Initiative, Humanitarian Policy & Advisory Group (HPAG), International Civil Liberties Monitoring Group (ICLMG) and Women’s Rights Policy Group.

Cooperation Canada is also actively engaging with international coalitions and networks, such as Civil7 (through the G7 process), Community of Democracies (through its Civil Society Pillar), Convenors for the Future, CSO Partnership for Development Effectiveness (CPDE), Development Assistance Committee Civil Society Reference Group, Forus International and Reality of Aid Network.

In addition, Cooperation Canada works collaboratively with Imagine Canada on not-for-profit leadership, charity regulatory reform and federal government funding reform initiatives for the charitable sector.




Canadian Association for the Study of International Development (CASID) 

CASID is a national, bilingual, interdisciplinary and pluralistic association devoted to the promotion of new knowledge in the broad field of international development.

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Canadian Coalition on Climate Change and Development (C4D) 

C4D’s goals are to bring the voice of the international development community to the climate change dialogue in Canada and to develop knowledge and capacity in the international development community to address the global challenges associated with climate change and development.

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Canadian Food Security Policy Group (FSPG)

FSPG seeks to promote food security issues in Canada’s international policies and to take actions that protect and enhance food security in developing countries based on decades of working in these sectors with partners in developing countries.

Canadian Network on Corporate Accountability (CNCA)

CNCA seeks robust, mandatory corporate accountability standards for Canadian extractive companies operating abroad, especially in developing countries.


CIVICUS: World Alliance for Citizen Participation is an international alliance of members and partners which constitutes an influential network of organisations at the local, national, regional and international levels, and spans the spectrum of civil society. 

Climate Action Network (CAN-RAC)

CAN is a nation-wide coalition of 50 environmental, faith, labour, development, aboriginal, health, and youth organizations committed to making action on climate change a reality.

CSO Partnership for Development Effectiveness 

CPDE is an open platform that unites CSOs from around the world on the issue of development effectiveness. They strive to make development more effective by reshaping the global aid architecture and empowering CSOs working on the ground.



DevelopmentAid is the world’s premier information service provider for international development aid and economic and humanitarian assistance stakeholders.


The International Forum of National NGO Platforms (IFP) brings together 64 national platforms from Africa, the Americas, Asia, Europe and Oceania and 6 regional coalitions, which together account for more than 22,000 organizations.

International Civil Liberties Monitoring Group (ICLMG)

ICLMG defends the civil liberties and human rights set out in the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, federal and provincial laws, and international human rights instruments.

Imagine Canada

Imagine Canada is a national charitable organization with hundreds of members, whose cause is Canada’s charities and nonprofits. Imagine Canada supports and strengthens charities and nonprofits so they can, in turn, support the Canadians and communities they serve.

Reality of Aid

The Reality of Aid is a South-North network of non-governmental organizations that exists to promote national and international policies that contribute to new and effective strategies for poverty eradication build on solidarity and equity. Cooperation Canada is the regional representative for Non-European OECD countries and sits as the Vice-Chair on the International Coordinating Committee.