Posts tagged with ‘CCIC’

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Ontario Council for International Cooperation 2013 AGM review

by Michelle Dupuis

The Ontario Council for International Cooperation (OCIC) held their annual general meeting on June 13, 2013.  The OCIC is a network of Ontario-based international development organizations and individual members working for social justice across the globe.  As a Council, OCIC strives to increase the effectiveness and collective impact of their members’ efforts to promote sustainable, […]

Top four conferences in international development this week

by Michelle Dupuis

This week is an incredibly busy week for our readers interested in development cooperation and the contribution that the private sector can make to global challenges facing the poorest nations of the world.  Below is a list of events/conferences taking place that we recommend: 1. The African Development Bank annual meeting (May 27 – 31, […]

The changing landscape for Canadian international development professionals – CAIDP 2013 conference

by Michelle Dupuis

The Canadian Association of International Development Professional’s 4th annual conference was held in Ottawa last week and with the changes happening in Canada’s development agency, a more timely set of panels could not have been put together (to learn more about these changes, see Top 10 news items about CIDA-DFAIT merger).   The presentations included views […]

Top 10 news items about CIDA – DFAIT merger

by Michelle Dupuis

For our followers who are looking for a summary of reactions on the CIDA-DFAIT merger, here are a few of the most important articles that we have read on this topic.  The articles cover all ranges of opinions, positive, critical and ambivalent.  Despite this broad range of reaction, the one thing everyone can agree on […]

CCIB Solutions’ reading list

by Michelle Dupuis

Here are a few blogs, events, webpages that have been on our radar this past week.  We wanted to share our favourites with you: What do 6,000 people on the receiving end of aid think of the system? Important new book A post by Duncan on his blog From Poverty to Power.  It is a […]

Economic growth in development – how much can the private sector do?

by Michelle Dupuis

The House of Commons Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Development released a report entitled “Driving Inclusive Economic Growth: The role of the private sector in international development” this month.   The Minister of International Cooperation, Julian Fantino, recently gave a speech about this report at the Economic Club of Canada. The Committee should be […]