Forus Virtual Forum 2020

Online

With inputs from its members, Forus has therefor decided to organise a Forus Virtual Forum with sessions on different topics important to civil society organisations. The first 3 days will be open for everyone to join, whereas the last 2 days it's for members-only. Check out the programme , find interesting resources, connect with allies and members of their network.

Oxfam Live: Invest in Care Now!

Online

Join Oxfam Canada’s Interim Executive Director, Kate Higgins, in conversation with Minister Gould and global experts on care

Advancing the Anti-Racist Agenda in International Cooperation

Online

The most recent waves of popular uprising in response to pervasive and systemic racism across society has prompted sorely needed discussions about the steps international cooperation stakeholders are and should be taking.

$5

Global Day of Action for Care

Online

The pandemic has underlined the centrality of health and care to our well-being and existence. The need for adequate investment in equitable, quality public health and care systems is more apparent and urgent than ever.

Collaborating During COVID: We’re Better Together

Online

This series of workshops will provide a structure for working together. If you’re experienced at collaboration, it will reinforce good practice and help you add a tool or two to your toolkit. If you’re new to thinking about collaboration and working together, you’ll have a framework for getting started (people-purpose-process) and an understanding of essential factors to consider.

$99

Best risk mitigations strategies for INGOs

Online

This webinar will provide valuable information about aspects to consider and strategies to implement in order to mitigate risks for INGOs. Case studies related to : a) Gender-based violence; b) COVID-19 and public health concerns, and c) Conflicts and social unrest will be the focus of workshop activities amongst participants.

Shifting Power: Direction and Control as a Key Obstacle to Localizing International Assistance

Online

Direction and Control regulations impose outdated and ineffective obligations on Canadian CSOs, expected to exercise full control of the activities and spending of their local partners. Directly in contradiction of the localization principles of the Grand Bargain, Canada’s CSOs are requested to impose rigid mechanisms of top-bottom hierarchy.  Canada’s CSOs, with the political leadership of Senator Ratna Omidvar, are proposing an alternative bill that would supplant the ‘direction and control’ approach with that of resource accountability.

$5

World Toilet Day

Online

World Toilet Day celebrates toilets and raises awareness of the 4.2 billion people living without access to safely managed sanitation. It is about taking action to tackle the global sanitation crisis and achieve Sustainable Development Goal 6: water and sanitation for all by 2030.