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Thanks in part to the hard work of ACGC member RESULTS Canada’s volunteers, International Cooperation Minister Julian Fantino has announced an increase to Canada’s contribution to the Global Polio Eradication Initiative (GPEI).Read More »
The Humanitarian Coalition is hosting the first annual Canadian Humanitarian Conference on October 30, 2013 in Ottawa, ON. Abstracts must be submitted no later than May 24, 2013.Read More »
The 2013 federal budget contained disconcerting news that the Government is maintaining last year’s $319 million in cuts to CIDA’s funding, and merging the agency with the Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade.Read More »
The Government of Alberta’s budget for 2013-14 will include cuts to funding for important programs that support Alberta’s non-profits’ work in international development.Read More »
On February 6, ACGC published a special section of the Calgary Herald and Edmonton Journal on international development. Find out how working at the U of A’s Global Education Program changed one student’s business when he moved back to Malaysia, what Calgary youth are doing to become leaders in water issues, and more.
Check out the ACGC Podcast page for this month’s look into the Istanbul Principles for CSO Development Effectiveness. In May’s podcast, IBON International’s Maria Theresa Lauron discusses how promoting environmental sustainability helps fight poverty.
This summer, ACGC is sending 5 extraordinary young Albertans to Nicaragua to learn about climate and social justice issues. Find out more about who’s headed to Nicaragua on the Change Your World Youth Leadership Tour 2013 this July!
Development and Peace is the official international development organization of the Catholic Church in Canada and the Canadian member of Caritas International. During the past 40 years, Development and Peace has provided $500 million to finance 15,000 projects in 70 countries in Africa, Asia and Latin America