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  • 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 […]

  • BCCIC on Vancouver Island to meet with civil society on new UN Goals

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE What now? Vancouver Island civil society meets to discuss, take action on new UN Goals October 26, 2015,Victoria, BC – Groups and individuals from all over Vancouver Island will come together this week in a series of roundtables to explore potential for partnership and collaboration on global issues. Inspired by new global […]

  • Liberal Party of Canada formally responds to Questionnaire on Int’l Development

    Prior to the Federal Election on October 19th, our counter part in Quebec, Association québécoise des organismes de coopération internationale (l’AQOCI), sent a questionnaire to all major Canadian political parties running for election. The below document is the formal response of the Liberal Party of Canada on issues of : Achieving the new UN Sustainable Development […]

  • Suresh Shrestha, Int’l Award of Leadership Recipient Tours Province

    TSS awarded International Leadership Award Suresh Shrestha, Chief Program Officer at TSS in Nepal, took advantage of a free trip to Canada in September 2015 to tour BC and visit many friends and supporters.  The trip was part of an award to Tamakoshi Sewa Samiti (TSS) from the BC Council for International Cooperation (BCCIC).  Suresh […]

  • We can do better, Canada | Embassy News

    Published in Embassy News: Wednesday, 10/07/2015 12:00 am EDT Our leadership on maternal and newborn child health is laudable, but we have slipped on addressing climate change and poverty at home and abroad. Last month I travelled to the United Nations in New York with Kareen Wong, our communications officer at the British Columbia Council […]

  • BCCIC presents: Climate Change & International Cooperation an Unconference

    Climate Change & International Cooperation : An Unconference Saturday, November 21st | 9 AM – 12:30 PM at the HiVE Vancouver What makes it an ‘un’conference? What can I expect? An unconeference keeps all the good bits of a normal conference (diverse interesting topics, networking opportunities, informal discussions, Q&A) and gets rid of the rest. Unconferences are […]

  • Doing Development Differently : A Symposium on International Development

    Doing Development Differently: Engaging Young Adults in an Interconnected Global Community October 17th, 2015, UBC students returning from their summer international service learning (ISL) placements will share their experiences, learning, and lingering questions at a post-engagement symposium. This year’s symposium- “Doing Development Differently: Engaging Young Adults in an Interconnected Global Community”- centres on student presentations […]

  • 8 Canadian Youth to Travel to New York for UN Summit

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 8 Canadian Youth to Travel to New York for UN Summit September 22, 2015, Vancouver, BC –Eight young leaders from across Canada will be travelling to New York City this week to attend the United Nations Summit on Sustainable Development. These Canadian youth join the Pope, President Obama and 191 other world […]

  • PeaceTalks #24: Security, Surveillance & Human Rights

    Vancouver, February 11, 2015 – Digital communications technologies have…

  • Chief Medical Officer of Liberia Speaks on Post-Ebola Liberia – Vancouver, BC, June 22, 2015

    Korle­Bu Neuroscience Foundation (KBNF) in partnership…

  • CBC Interviews Michael Simpson on the Ebola ‘Fear Factor’

    BCCIC Executive Director, Michael Simpson discusses the current Ebola epidemic…