NEWS and UPDATES
Find out what Cooperation Canada has to say about the latest issues of importance to international development.
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.
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. Organized by EvalSDGs,...
Cooperation Canada has just launched its 2022 Member Satisfaction Survey Report. The report is the result of an in-depth study based on responses to the survey distributed to members from October to December 2021.
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.
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.
Working in partnership across the sector, Cooperation Canada joined the 495 individuals and groups that requested resources and support through the House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance’s pre-budget consultations in 2021. Our submission asked for an...
In the lead-up to the event, coalitions consulted members on key priorities and concerns for Canada’s international cooperation. This brief presents a summary of the key issues that emerged during the conversation with the Minister, punctuated by reflections on sector expectations and concerns raised during the conversation, as well as implications for Cooperation Canada’s members and other actors in the sector.
2022 is a time of renewal and Cooperation Canada welcomes several new members to its team. Together, they bring a wealth of experience in the sector and will contribute significantly to our ability to bring our stakeholders together and improve communications, government relations and capacity building efforts.
This report, the sixth edition of Progressing National SDGs Implementation, aims to provide useful insights and recommendations to inform these discussions and help guide improved implementation and reporting. The review of the 42 VNR reports submitted to the HLPF in 2021, as well as the analysis of 17 VNR-related civil society reports, show both positive and concerning trends.
International Cooperation sector congratulates the government on important next steps in the fight against climate change
Following an extensive round of consultations with partners and stakeholders, Cooperation Canada and Climate Action Network – Réseau action climat Canada (CAN-Rac) welcome the government of Canada’s announcement on the next steps in the fight against climate change.
The Cooperation Canada Awards recognizes excellence and merit in the field of international cooperation by awarding prizes to individuals or organizations that have distinguished themselves in the past year.
The Board of Directors of Cooperation Canada is delighted to announce the appointment of Kate Higgins as its new Chief Executive Officer. Kate will take on her new role on April 4, 2022.