Cooperation Canada strives to be a strong voice on our ten‐point agenda, while providing substantive knowledge and focus on the issue of aid. Working with various coalitions allows Cooperation Canada to contextualize this singular focus within broader global development issues – gender, food security, health, education, climate change – and underscore the structural drivers of global inequalities and social, economic and environmental injustice. Cooperation Canada is an active member of the following coalitions:
Canadian International Education Policy Working Group
Women’s Rights Policy Group
CASID is a national, bilingual, interdisciplinary and pluralistic association devoted to the promotion of new knowledge in the broad field of international development. CASID is partnering with Cooperation Canada (then CCIC) on its annual conference in 2017, 2018, and 2019.
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.
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.
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. CIVICUS has a vision of a global community of active, engaged citizens committed to the creation of a more just and equitable world.
Climate Action Network (CAN)
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.
CF confronts, and proposes an alternative to, the social, environmental and economic effects of economic integration in the Americas.
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.
GTAG shares information and undertakes joint activities aimed at improving access to essential medicines and other aspects of care, treatment and support for people living with HIV/AIDS and other health needs in developing countries.
The HRN is a vibrant community of practice made of over 35 Canadian humanitarian organizations. The HRN seeks to share lessons learned with the view to strengthen the quality and efficiency of humanitarian action by creating a conversation around key humanitarian policy issues and practices.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Voices-Voix is a non-partisan coalition committed to defending the rights to dissent, advocacy and democratic space. By documenting cases and disseminating information, it hopes to encourage respect for our democratic rights and values, including free speech, transparency and equality. Cooperation Canada is a member of the Voices Steering Committee.
WASH Canada is a network of Canadian civil society organizations and experts working together to strengthen the Canadian response to the world water, sanitation and hygiene crisis by raising awareness, increasing funding and engaging stake-holders from all sectors so as to streamline our efforts and increase our impact.
Women’s Rights Policy Group (WRPG)
WRPG members work together to strengthen the focus on women’s rights in the international cooperation agenda.