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    • What (is) next for Ecosystem-based Disaster Risk Reduction
      Friday, Apr, 28, 2017
      3:00pm - 5:00pm

      This webinar will focus on the progress made in recent years on the topic of ecosystem-based approaches for disaster risk reduction (DRR) and climate change adaptation (...

    • What (is) next for Ecosystem-based Disaster Risk Reduction and Climate Change Adaptation?

      Friday, Apr 28, 2017 -

      Time: 3:00pm - 5:00pm

      This webinar will focus on the progress made in recent years on the topic of ecosystem-based approaches for disaster risk reduction (DRR) and climate change adaptation (CCA). It will discuss the advances on the policy front by considering the perspectives from the climate change, DRR, sustainable development and conservation communities. It will also discuss some advances from the scientific front and give examples from implementation of activities on the ground. For the latter, examples and/or debates on the approaches from Japan (tsunami context), and from coastal erosion in Indonesia will be considered. Finally, emerging ideas and the next steps to accelerate uptake of Eco-DRR/CCA approaches globally will be presented.

      Speakers:

      Fabrice Renaud – United Nations University Institute for Environment and Human Security (UNU-EHS).Fabrice Renaud is Head of the Environmental Vulnerability and Ecosystem Services section (EVES) at the United Nations University Institute for Environment and Human Security (UNU-EHS). He has been with UNU-EHS since 2004 and developed research programmes in South, South East and Central Asia, West Africa, and Europe. His main research fields are on the role of ecosystems in disaster risk reduction and on water pollution. Fabrice Renaud holds a PhD in in Crop, Soils, and Environmental Sciences.

      Introduced By:

      Elisa Calliari holds a bachelor’s and master’s degree in International Sciences and Diplomatic Relations from the University of Trieste (Gorizia Campus), where she graduated in 2010 with a thesis on Environmental Accounting. In 2011, she also obtained a Master in Environmental and Energy Economics and Management from Bocconi University. During her studies, she collaborated with the General Consulate of Italy in Barcelona within the Public Relation Office (2008) and with the Emigration and International Cooperation Office of the Trento Province (2010).

      She joined FEEM in 2011 and started her collaboration with the Euro-Mediterranean Center on Climate Change in 2013, working on several international projects on disaster risk reduction and climate change adaptation. Within ICCG, she follows the topic of Loss and Damage associated with climate change impacts and its evolution within UNFCCC negotiations.

      Read more and register here

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      Registration is closed for this event.
      For more information or questions, please email:

      Peacetalk #37 Reconciliation in the Knowledge Based Economy

      Wednesday, May 3, 2017 -

      Time: 6:00pm - 9:00pm

      PeaceGeeks is a global non-profit, volunteer organization that uses technology to build the technological, communications and management capacities of grassroots organizations who work to promote peace, accountability and human rights. We develop partnerships with these organizations to provide meaningful support designed to increase their skills, effectiveness and impact.This Peacetalk will be moderated by Sebastian Merz. You can find the event page here.

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      Location


      HIVE Vancouver
      210-128 West Hastings Street
      Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 1G8

      Event Fees:


      Workshop: Health Proposal Writing for Global Affairs Canada

      Monday, May 29, 2017 -

      Time: 8:30am - 12:30pm

      BCCIC and the Canadian Partnership for Women and Children’s Health (CanWaCH) will be holding a workshop on "Health Proposal Writing for Global Affairs Canada" on Monday May 29 from 8.30am to 12.30pm at the Dutch Urban Design Centre located at 445 W Georgia St, Vancouver, BC.

      The workshop will present an overview of how to develop comprehensive Global Affairs Canada (GAC) proposals in health, including tips and insights from the presenter's experience in developing numerous proposals. The workshop will walk through the unsolicited proposal template of GAC and provide critical considerations to include in your proposals. The workshop format will include an interactive forum to enhance proposal development. It is expected that participants already have a general understanding of the template and the various funding mechanisms at GAC. The workshop will also provide an overview of GAC's updated Results Based Management (RBM) framework. 

      The workshop will be facilitated by Tariq Bhanjee who has worked in international development and public health since 2000 in over 20 countries. Through a rights based approach and by applying results based management, Tariq has supported over 30 NGOs and secured over 150 million dollars in funding from a range of donors including Global Affairs Canada, EU, USAID, CDC and multilateral agencies (detailed bio included at the end of the email). 

      Space is limited with workshop participants capped at 30 so please RSVP using the link below in order to secure your attendance:  

      What: Health Proposal Writing for Global Affairs Canada

      When: Monday May 29 from 8.30am to 12.30pm 

      Where: Dutch Urban Design Centre (DUDOC), 445 W Georgia St, Vancouver, BC, V6G 2T3.

      RSVP

      Cost: Free

      We look forward to seeing you there,

      The BCCIC & CanWaCH Teams

      Facilitator Bio: Tariq Bhanjee 

      Tariq has worked in international development and public health since 2000 and has worked in over 20 countries with over 15 years of experience in international development and public health.  Working from a rights based approach and through applying results based management, he has supported over 30 NGOs over the past decade and has designed and secured over 150 million dollars in funding from a range of donors including Global Affairs Canada, EU, USAID, CDC and multilateral agencies.  He has also supported various health and development programs through his work at UNICEF, UNFPA and Plan International and has extensive experience working in Southern Africa and in Asia.  Working for several evaluation firms, he has refined his skills in results-based management, developing indicators and logical frameworks and executing evaluation plans.  Tariq’s expertise includes: resource mobilization, program design and proposal development, technical advisory and support services, monitoring and evaluation, research and documentation, strategic planning and facilitation.  His areas of speciality in public health include: sexual reproductive health and rights including HIV/AIDS; and maternal, newborn and child health. Tariq has a Masters in Urban Planning from UBC with a focus on international development and another Masters in International Public Health from the University of Sydney.   Emphasizing a participatory model of building capacity, he inspires and empowers individuals to strive for quality and realistic results through providing supportive services. Click here to connect with Tariq via LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/in/tariqbhanjee


      Location


      Dutch Urban Design Centre (DUDOC)
      445 W Georgia St
      Vancouver, BC V6G 2T3

      Event Fees:


    • Peacetalk #37 Reconciliation in the Knowledge Based Economy
      Wednesday, May, 3, 2017
      6:00pm - 9:00pm
      PeaceGeeks is a global non-profit, volunteer organization that uses technology to build the technological, communications and management capacities of grassroots organizations who work to promote peac...
    • What (is) next for Ecosystem-based Disaster Risk Reduction and Climate Change Adaptation?

      Friday, Apr 28, 2017 -

      Time: 3:00pm - 5:00pm

      This webinar will focus on the progress made in recent years on the topic of ecosystem-based approaches for disaster risk reduction (DRR) and climate change adaptation (CCA). It will discuss the advances on the policy front by considering the perspectives from the climate change, DRR, sustainable development and conservation communities. It will also discuss some advances from the scientific front and give examples from implementation of activities on the ground. For the latter, examples and/or debates on the approaches from Japan (tsunami context), and from coastal erosion in Indonesia will be considered. Finally, emerging ideas and the next steps to accelerate uptake of Eco-DRR/CCA approaches globally will be presented.

      Speakers:

      Fabrice Renaud – United Nations University Institute for Environment and Human Security (UNU-EHS).Fabrice Renaud is Head of the Environmental Vulnerability and Ecosystem Services section (EVES) at the United Nations University Institute for Environment and Human Security (UNU-EHS). He has been with UNU-EHS since 2004 and developed research programmes in South, South East and Central Asia, West Africa, and Europe. His main research fields are on the role of ecosystems in disaster risk reduction and on water pollution. Fabrice Renaud holds a PhD in in Crop, Soils, and Environmental Sciences.

      Introduced By:

      Elisa Calliari holds a bachelor’s and master’s degree in International Sciences and Diplomatic Relations from the University of Trieste (Gorizia Campus), where she graduated in 2010 with a thesis on Environmental Accounting. In 2011, she also obtained a Master in Environmental and Energy Economics and Management from Bocconi University. During her studies, she collaborated with the General Consulate of Italy in Barcelona within the Public Relation Office (2008) and with the Emigration and International Cooperation Office of the Trento Province (2010).

      She joined FEEM in 2011 and started her collaboration with the Euro-Mediterranean Center on Climate Change in 2013, working on several international projects on disaster risk reduction and climate change adaptation. Within ICCG, she follows the topic of Loss and Damage associated with climate change impacts and its evolution within UNFCCC negotiations.

      Read more and register here

      shutterstock_12294421


      Location


      Webianr

      ,

      Event Fees:



      Registration is closed for this event.
      For more information or questions, please email:

      Peacetalk #37 Reconciliation in the Knowledge Based Economy

      Wednesday, May 3, 2017 -

      Time: 6:00pm - 9:00pm

      PeaceGeeks is a global non-profit, volunteer organization that uses technology to build the technological, communications and management capacities of grassroots organizations who work to promote peace, accountability and human rights. We develop partnerships with these organizations to provide meaningful support designed to increase their skills, effectiveness and impact.This Peacetalk will be moderated by Sebastian Merz. You can find the event page here.

      15418481_1242163285830248_3178604864715565393_o


      Location


      HIVE Vancouver
      210-128 West Hastings Street
      Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 1G8

      Event Fees:


      Workshop: Health Proposal Writing for Global Affairs Canada

      Monday, May 29, 2017 -

      Time: 8:30am - 12:30pm

      BCCIC and the Canadian Partnership for Women and Children’s Health (CanWaCH) will be holding a workshop on "Health Proposal Writing for Global Affairs Canada" on Monday May 29 from 8.30am to 12.30pm at the Dutch Urban Design Centre located at 445 W Georgia St, Vancouver, BC.

      The workshop will present an overview of how to develop comprehensive Global Affairs Canada (GAC) proposals in health, including tips and insights from the presenter's experience in developing numerous proposals. The workshop will walk through the unsolicited proposal template of GAC and provide critical considerations to include in your proposals. The workshop format will include an interactive forum to enhance proposal development. It is expected that participants already have a general understanding of the template and the various funding mechanisms at GAC. The workshop will also provide an overview of GAC's updated Results Based Management (RBM) framework. 

      The workshop will be facilitated by Tariq Bhanjee who has worked in international development and public health since 2000 in over 20 countries. Through a rights based approach and by applying results based management, Tariq has supported over 30 NGOs and secured over 150 million dollars in funding from a range of donors including Global Affairs Canada, EU, USAID, CDC and multilateral agencies (detailed bio included at the end of the email). 

      Space is limited with workshop participants capped at 30 so please RSVP using the link below in order to secure your attendance:  

      What: Health Proposal Writing for Global Affairs Canada

      When: Monday May 29 from 8.30am to 12.30pm 

      Where: Dutch Urban Design Centre (DUDOC), 445 W Georgia St, Vancouver, BC, V6G 2T3.

      RSVP

      Cost: Free

      We look forward to seeing you there,

      The BCCIC & CanWaCH Teams

      Facilitator Bio: Tariq Bhanjee 

      Tariq has worked in international development and public health since 2000 and has worked in over 20 countries with over 15 years of experience in international development and public health.  Working from a rights based approach and through applying results based management, he has supported over 30 NGOs over the past decade and has designed and secured over 150 million dollars in funding from a range of donors including Global Affairs Canada, EU, USAID, CDC and multilateral agencies.  He has also supported various health and development programs through his work at UNICEF, UNFPA and Plan International and has extensive experience working in Southern Africa and in Asia.  Working for several evaluation firms, he has refined his skills in results-based management, developing indicators and logical frameworks and executing evaluation plans.  Tariq’s expertise includes: resource mobilization, program design and proposal development, technical advisory and support services, monitoring and evaluation, research and documentation, strategic planning and facilitation.  His areas of speciality in public health include: sexual reproductive health and rights including HIV/AIDS; and maternal, newborn and child health. Tariq has a Masters in Urban Planning from UBC with a focus on international development and another Masters in International Public Health from the University of Sydney.   Emphasizing a participatory model of building capacity, he inspires and empowers individuals to strive for quality and realistic results through providing supportive services. Click here to connect with Tariq via LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/in/tariqbhanjee


      Location


      Dutch Urban Design Centre (DUDOC)
      445 W Georgia St
      Vancouver, BC V6G 2T3

      Event Fees:


    • Workshop: Health Proposal Writing for Global Affairs Canada
      Monday, May, 29, 2017
      8:30am - 12:30pm

      BCCIC and the Canadian Partnership for Women and Children’s Health (CanWaCH) will be holding a workshop on "Health Proposal Writing for Global Affairs Canada" on ...

    • What (is) next for Ecosystem-based Disaster Risk Reduction and Climate Change Adaptation?

      Friday, Apr 28, 2017 -

      Time: 3:00pm - 5:00pm

      This webinar will focus on the progress made in recent years on the topic of ecosystem-based approaches for disaster risk reduction (DRR) and climate change adaptation (CCA). It will discuss the advances on the policy front by considering the perspectives from the climate change, DRR, sustainable development and conservation communities. It will also discuss some advances from the scientific front and give examples from implementation of activities on the ground. For the latter, examples and/or debates on the approaches from Japan (tsunami context), and from coastal erosion in Indonesia will be considered. Finally, emerging ideas and the next steps to accelerate uptake of Eco-DRR/CCA approaches globally will be presented.

      Speakers:

      Fabrice Renaud – United Nations University Institute for Environment and Human Security (UNU-EHS). Fabrice Renaud is Head of the Environmental Vulnerability and Ecosystem Services section (EVES) at the United Nations University Institute for Environment and Human Security (UNU-EHS). He has been with UNU-EHS since 2004 and developed research programmes in South, South East and Central Asia, West Africa, and Europe. His main research fields are on the role of ecosystems in disaster risk reduction and on water pollution. Fabrice Renaud holds a PhD in in Crop, Soils, and Environmental Sciences.

      Introduced By:

      Elisa Calliari holds a bachelor’s and master’s degree in International Sciences and Diplomatic Relations from the University of Trieste (Gorizia Campus), where she graduated in 2010 with a thesis on Environmental Accounting. In 2011, she also obtained a Master in Environmental and Energy Economics and Management from Bocconi University. During her studies, she collaborated with the General Consulate of Italy in Barcelona within the Public Relation Office (2008) and with the Emigration and International Cooperation Office of the Trento Province (2010).

      She joined FEEM in 2011 and started her collaboration with the Euro-Mediterranean Center on Climate Change in 2013, working on several international projects on disaster risk reduction and climate change adaptation. Within ICCG, she follows the topic of Loss and Damage associated with climate change impacts and its evolution within UNFCCC negotiations.

      Read more and register here

      shutterstock_12294421


      Location


      Webianr

      ,

      Event Fees:



      Registration is closed for this event.
      For more information or questions, please email:

      Peacetalk #37 Reconciliation in the Knowledge Based Economy

      Wednesday, May 3, 2017 -

      Time: 6:00pm - 9:00pm

      PeaceGeeks is a global non-profit, volunteer organization that uses technology to build the technological, communications and management capacities of grassroots organizations who work to promote peace, accountability and human rights. We develop partnerships with these organizations to provide meaningful support designed to increase their skills, effectiveness and impact. This Peacetalk will be moderated by Sebastian Merz. You can find the event page here.

      15418481_1242163285830248_3178604864715565393_o


      Location


      HIVE Vancouver
      210-128 West Hastings Street
      Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 1G8

      Event Fees:


      Workshop: Health Proposal Writing for Global Affairs Canada

      Monday, May 29, 2017 -

      Time: 8:30am - 12:30pm

      BCCIC and the Canadian Partnership for Women and Children’s Health (CanWaCH) will be holding a workshop on "Health Proposal Writing for Global Affairs Canada" on Monday May 29 from 8.30am to 12.30pm at the Dutch Urban Design Centre located at 445 W Georgia St, Vancouver, BC.

      The workshop will present an overview of how to develop comprehensive Global Affairs Canada (GAC) proposals in health, including tips and insights from the presenter's experience in developing numerous proposals. The workshop will walk through the unsolicited proposal template of GAC and provide critical considerations to include in your proposals. The workshop format will include an interactive forum to enhance proposal development. It is expected that participants already have a general understanding of the template and the various funding mechanisms at GAC. The workshop will also provide an overview of GAC's updated Results Based Management (RBM) framework. 

      The workshop will be facilitated by Tariq Bhanjee who has worked in international development and public health since 2000 in over 20 countries. Through a rights based approach and by applying results based management, Tariq has supported over 30 NGOs and secured over 150 million dollars in funding from a range of donors including Global Affairs Canada, EU, USAID, CDC and multilateral agencies (detailed bio included at the end of the email). 

      Space is limited with workshop participants capped at 30 so please RSVP using the link below in order to secure your attendance:  

      What: Health Proposal Writing for Global Affairs Canada

      When: Monday May 29 from 8.30am to 12.30pm 

      Where: Dutch Urban Design Centre (DUDOC), 445 W Georgia St, Vancouver, BC, V6G 2T3.

      RSVP

      Cost: Free

      We look forward to seeing you there,

      The BCCIC & CanWaCH Teams

      Facilitator Bio: Tariq Bhanjee 

      Tariq has worked in international development and public health since 2000 and has worked in over 20 countries with over 15 years of experience in international development and public health.  Working from a rights based approach and through applying results based management, he has supported over 30 NGOs over the past decade and has designed and secured over 150 million dollars in funding from a range of donors including Global Affairs Canada, EU, USAID, CDC and multilateral agencies.  He has also supported various health and development programs through his work at UNICEF, UNFPA and Plan International and has extensive experience working in Southern Africa and in Asia.  Working for several evaluation firms, he has refined his skills in results-based management, developing indicators and logical frameworks and executing evaluation plans.  Tariq’s expertise includes: resource mobilization, program design and proposal development, technical advisory and support services, monitoring and evaluation, research and documentation, strategic planning and facilitation.  His areas of speciality in public health include: sexual reproductive health and rights including HIV/AIDS; and maternal, newborn and child health. Tariq has a Masters in Urban Planning from UBC with a focus on international development and another Masters in International Public Health from the University of Sydney.   Emphasizing a participatory model of building capacity, he inspires and empowers individuals to strive for quality and realistic results through providing supportive services. Click here to connect with Tariq via LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/in/tariqbhanjee


      Location


      Dutch Urban Design Centre (DUDOC)
      445 W Georgia St
      Vancouver, BC V6G 2T3

      Event Fees: