August 2020 Newsletter

young woman speaking at Canada Pavilion

Learn from young leaders of the future

Yesterday, on International Youth Day, we invited young leaders from across Canada to a live broadcast that showcased the importance of youth leadership. Missed out? Click here to celebrate and learn from Canadian youth making a difference in their communities and around the world!

Join CanWaCH’s Board of Directors!

Interested in serving on the CanWaCH Board with a group of leaders dedicated to global health and gender equality? Now is your chance! Learn more about how you can submit a nomination here.

Global Affairs Canada releases updated guidance on COVID-19 costs

As COVID-19 continues to impact the delivery of international development assistance projects, Global Affairs Canada has released an updated guide on the eligibility of costs incurred due to the pandemic. 

How has COVID-19 impacted Canadians’ views on global issues? 

Discover critical insights about how COVID-19 has changed perceptions on foreign aid spending, gender equality, infectious disease and more in our latest public opinion poll conducted by Abacus Data.

Member spotlight

Women in Global Health Canada

The Canadian Society for International Health is pleased to announce the digital launch of Women in Global Health (WGH) Canada, the official Canadian chapter of Women in Global Health, a global movement to challenge power and privilege for gender equity in health. Join the movement today and nominate someone for the 2020 list

Data for Impact

Showcase the impact of your work with the CanWaCH Analytics Portal

Engaging visuals are key to effectively communicating the impact of Canadian global projects. Learn how you can become a savvy visual storyteller and communicate the “wow” factor of your work with the CanWaCH Analytics Portal here

Learn more about the Analytics Portal

Looking to stay updated on the latest data topics, learning opportunities, publications and more? Subscribe to our Data For Impact bulletin!

Articles & Publications

CanWaCH’s Submission for Pre-Budget Consultations in Advance of the 2021 Budget

Women Facing COVID-19 in Eswatini, Crossroads International

Strengthening Health Systems and Improving Nutrition in Nepal, HealthBridge

Global Health Leaders of the Future: Yipeng Ge, CanWaCH

Où en sont les vaccins contre la COVID-19?, Ici Radio-Canada

COVID-19 highlights need for renewed, inclusive multilateralism: UN chief, United Nations

COVID-19: Where do we go from here, Canadian Feed the Children

What is health systems strengthening?, CanWaCH

Gender Equality Faces New Set of Obstacles Amid COVID-19 Crisis: SDG Report 2020, Global Citizen

Senegalese women fight climate change and food insecurity, Crossroads International

Upcoming Events

August 14, Young Women Leaders and Peacebuilders on the Frontlines of Crises, Virtual

August 19, World Humanitarian Day, Global

August 19, Advancing Maternal and Newborn Health (MNH) in Humanitarian Settings, Virtual

August 25, In the Name of Your Daughter: Stories of Hope and Courage, Virtual

August 26, Addressing perinatal depression among adolescents in Nigeria, Virtual

September 8, International Literacy Day, Global

September 21-25, Gender Equality Week, Canada 

Add your event to the More Canada Events Calendar

Jobs & Opportunities

Call for Proposals: Growth and Economic Opportunities for Women (GrOW) East Africa, International Development Research Centre (IDRC)

2020 Call for Nominations, Canadian Women in Global Health List

Board Member, WaterAid Canada

Call for proposals: Strengthening Midwifery Education and Practice in Somalia, The Canadian Association of Midwives (CAM)

Resource Development Officer (bilingual), Crossroads International

The Canadian SDG Accelerators Awards, Global Compact Network Canada (GCNC)

Director, Programs, International Development Research Centre

Communications Officer – Bilingual, Crossroads International

IDRC Research Awards 2021, International Development Research Centre (IDRC)

Call for Nominations – Lifetime Achievement Award 2020, Canadian Society for International Health (CSIH)

Public Outreach Officer, Volunteer Mobilization, World University Service of Canada

Strategic Litigation & Advocacy Advisor – Volunteer in Peru, CUSO International 

Sexual, Reproductive Health and Rights Advisor – Volunteer in Nigeria, CUSO International 

Gender Advisor – Volunteer in Nigeria, CUSO International 

Project Support And Resource Mobilization Officer – Volunteer in Ethiopia, CUSO International 

Have an opportunity that you would like to share with us? Please contact us at [email protected]


August 13, 2020