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  • Reflections on Social Change in the Local and Global

    At my university, where 98% of students come from outside Canada, I hear a decent amount of admiration for Trudeau. He’s “a feminist,” “better than Trump,” and, the classic, “soooo hot.” “He talks progressive, but often doesn’t act on it,” I usually tell my friends. Namely, at the climate conference leading up to the Paris […]

  • Bringing the Invisible Mosaic Together – BCCIC AGM & AGA

    We are pleased to announce that registration for the BCCIC’s Annual Meeting “Bringing the Invisible Mosaic Together” is now open! This conference takes place on Friday, September 22 and Saturday, September 23. Bringing the Invisible Mosaic Together: BCCIC Annual General Meeting 2017 (Day 1) Friday, September 22 | 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM – BMO […]

  • A Seat at the Table: Canadian Civil Society & Youth Join Canada at UN

    A Seat at the Table Canadian Civil Society & Youth Join Canada at UN     July 13, 2017 – Two Canadian civil society representatives and two youth delegates will participate in the United Nations High-Level Political Forum (HLPF) on sustainable development alongside the government of Canada this week in New York City (July 10th […]

  • 2017 International Leadership Award

    The BCCIC International Leadership Award recognizes exceptional contributions to international cooperation, exhibiting leadership and strong development effectiveness strategies. What is the International Leadership Award? Inspired by the six essential elements for delivering on the sustainable development goals , the International Leadership Award honours a Full BCCIC Member’s partner organization from the global South who is […]

  • British Columbians talk local work on Global Goals at the United Nations

    ***FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE*** British Columbians talk local work on Global Goals at the United Nations Vancouver, BC – July 11, 2017 – This week, British Columbians join heads of state, dignitaries and civil society from around the world at the United Nations to report on and discuss progress toward achieving the world’s most ambitious agenda: […]

  • NEW! BCCIC ‘Where Canada Stands’ report for HLPF 2017

    In Where Canada Stands, BCCIC evaluates Canada’s progress on the seven UN Sustainable Development Goals under review at the 2017 High-Level Political Forum (HLPF). Although Canada is not submitting a Voluntary National Review (VNR) this year, the report provides a civil society perspective on how Canada is doing, how we can improve, and where we […]

  • Canada Launches New Feminist International Assistance Policy

    June 9, 2017 – Today, Global Affairs Canada unveiled Canada’s new Feminist International Assistance Policy. The announcement took place at 9 AM (EST) this morning and a media release can be found here as well as a video. BCCIC will be preparing a deeper analysis of the new policy to share with you soon that […]