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Find out what Cooperation Canada has to say about the latest issues of importance to international development.

 

 

2022 CSO-GAC Dialogue on International Assistance and Development: A conversation on fostering an enabling environment for civil society 

2022 CSO-GAC Dialogue on International Assistance and Development: A conversation on fostering an enabling environment for civil society 

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)

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Cooperation Canada’s Ukraine webinar follow up

Cooperation Canada’s Ukraine webinar follow up

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.

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Meeting our members in Ottawa

Meeting our members in Ottawa

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.

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Budget Implementation Act (BIA) Amendment

Budget Implementation Act (BIA) Amendment

Over 60 Canadian global development & humanitarian organizations are standing together to urge the Government of Canada to amend the Budget Implementation Act (BIA) so we can engage in more equitable partnerships with communities at the forefront of change in Canada and in the world.

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Podcast on 2030 Agenda and the SDGs

Podcast on 2030 Agenda and the SDGs

Cooperation Canada’s Research and Policy Officer, Ana de Oliveira, joined colleagues from organizations around the globe to discuss how country-led evaluations play a role in assessing the progress of the 2030 Agenda and the SDGs.

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Cooperation Canada’s Statement on the Situation in Ukraine  

Cooperation Canada’s Statement on the Situation in Ukraine  

The world is in intense turmoil. Day after day, the Ukraine crisis sends shocking reminders that peace and stability cannot be taken for granted. We must work collectively to uphold peace, democracy and human rights. Cooperation Canada urges Canada to deploy its feminist leadership in its response to the crisis resulting from the attack on the sovereign territory of Ukraine. We call on Canada to continue to address humanitarian needs, contribute to peace processes, and stand up for democracy and human rights.  

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Cooperation Canada is encouraged by the increase to international assistance in the 2022 federal budget

Cooperation Canada is encouraged by the increase to international assistance in the 2022 federal budget

As conflict, humanitarian emergencies, COVID-19 and climate change wreak havoc across the globe, Cooperation Canada is encouraged by today’s 2022 federal budget which includes an increase in Canada’s international assistance and a willingness to address barriers to charitable activities in international cooperation. 

This budget demonstrates that the government remains committed to international assistance as an effective way of enhancing health, security, prosperity and human rights around the world. 

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