Posted on December 8, 2022
In November 2022, Global Affairs Canada (GAC) organized its annual Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Engagement, Dialogue and Exposition. The event brings together civil society and private sector partners with the CFO branch to share information, exchange on challenges and solutions, connect, and learn.
Posted on December 5, 2022
December 2nd, 2022 is the first World Futures Day!
Posted on November 23, 2022
The Call for Nominations for the Cooperation Canada Awards is Now OpenThe 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.
Posted on November 10, 2022
Cooperation Canada’s 2021-2022 Annual Report is now available!
Posted on November 9, 2022
Cooperation Canada hosted the International Cooperation Futures Festival at the Shaw Centre, located on the unceded and unsurrendered Territory of the Anishinaabe Algonquin Nation, colonially known as Ottawa, Canada, from October 17-20, 2022. The festival's ambition was to inject new ideas and energy into Canada’s international cooperation ecosystem – and it delivered!
Posted on October 12, 2022
On September 15, 2022, Canada took over the presidency of the Community of Democracies (CoD) from Romania for a period of one year.
Posted on October 12, 2022
Wednesday, October 12th 2022 (Ottawa) – Cooperation Canada is excited to host the International Cooperation Futures Festival at the Shaw Centre, located on the unceded and unsurrendered territory of the Anishinaabe Algonquin Nation, colonially known as Ottawa, Canada, from 17th to 20th October 2022.
Posted on September 29, 2022
As part of shared efforts to advance reconciliation with Indigenous peoples, Cooperation Canada acknowledges the historic and ongoing violence committed against Indigenous peoples on Turtle Island in the name of ‘development’ and the abuse and trauma inflicted by colonization, including through residential schools, on children, their families, and communities.
Posted on September 14, 2022
Posted on August 31, 2022
Cooperation Canada has a long history of partnering with members and beyond to deliver thought-provoking events. We are excited to announce that several key partners from the international cooperation sector have joined us to make the festival a huge success.
Posted on August 18, 2022
Following the retreat of NATO forces and the subsequent Taliban takeover of Afghanistan one year ago, living conditions have deteriorated for people in Afghanistan. In part, the current humanitarian crisis stems from long-standing issues: natural disasters, climate change, conflict, and bad governance.
Posted on August 18, 2022
On October 17-20, 2022, Cooperation Canada will host the International Cooperation Futures Festival at the Shaw Centre, located on the unceded and unsurrendered Territory of the Anishinaabe Algonquin Nation, colonially known as Ottawa, Canada. The festival's ambition is to inject new ideas and energy into Canada’s international cooperation ecosystem by re-connecting us while also providing opportunities to learn from and connect with Canadian and global change-makers.
Posted on August 4, 2022
You’ve marked your calendars already, and you’re getting excited for our Festival? Help us make it even better! Cooperation Canada is pleased to release its International Cooperation Futures Festival Partnership Package.
Posted on July 18, 2022
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)
Posted on June 28, 2022
With the Budget Implementation Act (Bill C-19) receiving royal assent on June 23, 2022, Cooperation Canada and its members are pleased to see that the clauses regarding the charitable sector address some of the concerns raised by Canadian charities and equity-seeking organizations working with non-charities at home and abroad.
Posted on June 27, 2022
As global food insecurity increases throughout the world, Cooperation Canada is pleased to see the Government of Canada respond with $250 million in new funding to address the global hunger crisis.
Posted on June 10, 2022
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.
Posted on June 3, 2022
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.
Posted on May 30, 2022
Cooperation Canada, along with 70 Canadian humanitarian and international development organizations, urges the Government of Canada to amend the Budget Implementation Act (BIA) to reflect the spirit of Bill S-216, the Effective and Accountable Charities Act.
Posted on May 17, 2022
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.