Policy & Analysis
- Monitor and track emerging trends in global development cooperation and humanitarian policy, and signal these changes to our members to help them be as effective and impactful as possible;
- Propose, and react to, new sustainable development and humanitarian policies in Canada and beyond as the global landscape evolves;
- Encourage the Canadian government and civil society to be cooperative leaders on key policy issues in global development and humanitarian assistance;
- Conduct in-depth research and analysis of Canada’s aid portfolio and emerging global issues, and assess the implications for Canadian programs overseas, in particular for Canadian civil society organizations;
- Organize learning events to socialize new developments, key analysis, and policy and political changes for our membership and the broader community;
- Convene our members in policy working groups to ensure our policy development and analysis is shaped and informed by their lived experiences; and
- Facilitate consultations and dialogue between civil society organizations, government officials, and political staff.
This work includes analyzing, commenting on, and providing recommendations for policy and programming at Global Affairs Canada, and advocating for robust Canadian engagement on global development and humanitarian issues.
Cooperation Canada is committed to gender equality and women’s rights and strives in our goals, our analysis, and how we work to be consistent with this commitment. With this policy, Cooperation Canada wants to ensure that its governance, programming and organizational practices are explicit about issues related to women’s rights and gender equality.
Cooperation Canada’s Organizational Policy:
Women’s Rights and Gender Equality
Cooperation Canada By-Laws
Revised May 2018
Cooperation Canada 10-Point Agenda
Daring to risk and fail – Building an innovation agenda in Canada’s global development and humanitarian community
Is the practice of innovation an essential way forward for international development and humanitarian organizations? How do we test out radical ideas when there is so much at stake? And what does ‘innovation’ actually mean?
Submission to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance with respect to Bill C-86, the 2018 Budget Implementation Act
The Canadian Council for International Co-operation (CCIC) appreciates the opportunity to make this submission to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance with respect to Bill C-86, the 2018 Budget Implementation Act
Pre-Budget Consultations in Advance of the 2019 Budget – Oral testimony covering three core themes.
On September 14, the OECD released its Peer Review of Canada. This is a short summary of what the report said. [pdf-embedder url="https://cooperation.ca/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/Summary-of-2018-OECD-Peer-Review.pdf" title="Summary of 2018...
This brief summarizes the outcomes of the 2018 G7 Leaders’ Summit and associated ministerial and sectoral meetings from the perspective of civil society, particularly as relevant to organizations engaged in global development and humanitarian programming....