Media

  • Canadian Youth Delegate Programme to the UN

    (Français suit) The United Nations Association in Canada (UNA-Canada) and Global Affairs Canada are pleased to share with you the launch of the Canadian Youth Delegate Programme to the United Nations (UN).

  • BCCIC Sustainable Development Conference

    We are pleased to announce that registration for the BCCIC Sustainable Development Conference is now open! This conference is free of charge for BCCIC Members and takes place on Friday, September 16 and Saturday, September 17.

  • Prime Minister’s Youth Council

    The Prime Minister’s Youth Council The Council will advise the Prime Minister on national issues such as employment, access to education, building stronger communities, climate change and clean growth. The Council will meet multiple times a year. If you are aged 16 to 24, now is your chance to apply to become one of the […]

  • Daughters of the Vote

    Join Equal Voice in a historic national initiative to mark the 100th anniversary of women’s formal political engagement in 2016 — along with Canada’s 150th birthday in 2017. 100 years ago, some women in three Canadian provinces (Alberta, Manitoba and Saskatchewan) won the right to vote in provincial elections. A year later, that same right […]

  • BC Youth Delegates to Global Affairs Canada

    BCCIC was recently asked to put forward the names of two BC Youth who could serve as delegates for a potential ministerial interface with the Global Affairs branch of the Canadian Government. Selection for such an opportunity is incredibly difficult and BCCIC put out a call for youth to step forward, not just to express interest […]

  • BCCIC Podcast : Transforming Our World

    Aired live on RED FM Canada Saturday, April 16th, 2016. Join BCCIC as we discuss the significance, relevance, and timeliness of the new UN Sustainable Development Goals within the context of our province.

  • Free Online Course : Introduction to the 2030 Agenda: A New Agenda for a Sustainable World

    The United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) has developed a new Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) to help interested persons improve their knowledge about the new Agenda and related Global Goals. April 2016, Geneva, Switzerland – The year 2015 was marked by the adoption of four landmark United Nations agreements: Sendai Framework for […]

  • Private Members Bill – The Fairness in Charitable Gifts Act

    Private Members Bill – The Fairness in Charitable Gifts Act From Member of Parliament Ted Falk: Canadian charities deliver critical social support services to communities. However, with an ever declining donor base, I recognize that you need help. This is why I have announced details of my new Private Members Bill – The Fairness in Charitable […]

  • Dinner with Trudeau and Ban Ki-Moon : Thoughts on Consulting with Canadians

    Reflections from Michael Simpson, Executive Director, BC Council for International Cooperation February 12, 2016 – I am decidedly more comfortable walking in the muddy creeks of the Niger Delta or travelling down the Amazon to tackle sustainability than dining at prestigious dinners with diplomats and heads of state. 

  • The 2nd edition of the MOOC in French “Développement durable, enjeux et trajectoires” (Sustainable development, issues and trends) by Université Laval

    The second edition of the MOOC in French “Développement durable, enjeux et trajectoires” (Sustainable development, issues and trends) offered by Université Laval, will start on February 1st, 2016. This MOOCs gives a deep introduction to Sustainable development goals from an historic and scientific point of view and contributes to understand the main challenges of their […]

  • Nelson Mandela – Graça Machel Innovation Awards 2016: Nominations Gallery

    View the latest nominations for Nelson Mandela – Graça Machel Innovation Awards 2016 or use the search function on their website to find out if someone you know has already been nominated! You can endorse your favourite in each category by clicking on the nominee and then post a comment and share on social media. […]

  • BCCIC Calls for Clarification on 1.5 Degrees

    ***For Immediate Release*** BCCIC Calls for Clarification on 1.5 Degrees December 10, 2015 (3:00 pm, Paris, France) – The British Columbia Council for International Cooperation (BCCIC) is calling upon the Government of Canada to immediately clarify its policy direction after the conclusion of tomorrow’s climate meeting in Paris. “We recognize and commend Minister McKenna’s position […]

  • An Open Letter to Minister Bibeau from the Inter-Council Network

    The Inter-Council Network of Provincial and Regional Councils for International Cooperation (ICN), of which BCCIC is a part and current network host, has collectively written an open five point letter to The Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of International Development and La Francophonie addressing key areas for the international development sector moving into the coming years. Download […]

  • An Open Letter to Trudeau: Real Change Means Real Action

    Inter-Council Network of Provincial and Regional Councils for International Cooperation (ICN), of which BCCIC is a part and current network host, has collectively written an open five point letter to Mr. Justin Trudeau addressing key areas for the international development sector moving into the coming years. Download letter

  • The Sustainable Development Goals tour rolls on though Vancouver Island

    The BCCIC Sustainable Development Goals tour rolls on with the latest leg taking us to Vancouver Island. The tour maintained its focus on learning how BC civil society organisations are already contributing to the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals and what opportunities for greater collaboration and networking exist within the sector.  Roundtable meetings were held in […]