The world we have taken for granted for decades is being disrupted. And not in small ways. The basic pillars of democracy are being undermined, humanitarian needs are on the rise, hard-won rights are under attack, and we are witnessing the reversal of decades of progress on development, especially for the world’s most vulnerable.

These challenges pose direct threats to Canada and Canadian interests, by increasing global insecurity and stifling global prosperity.


Canada’s Legacy of Global Leadership

At the last IDW, Cooperation Canada and its members took to Parliament Hill to urge Canada to strengthen its global leadership ahead of the 2024 budget. They met with over 50 MPs, senators and political staff from the Bloc Québécois, Conservative Party, Green Party, New Democratic Party and Liberal Party.