Discover upcoming events, activities and learning opportunities in global health, international development, and gender equality.
Please note that fundraising events and activities will not be posted to the calendar.
The Women Deliver 2023 (WD2023) conference will take place in Kigali, Rwanda from July 17 to 20! CanWaCH will be hosting a networking reception on Wednesday, July 19 for Canadian partners and key global partners in attendance. If you are attending Women Deliver in-person, please register here to book your spot.
We will also participate in a side event, Investing in Community Health Workers for Health Equity, co-hosted by two CanWaCH Members, Results Canada and UNICEF Canada, on July 20.
Below is a list of the official and unofficial side events, sessions and activities being hosted by CanWaCH members and partners!
This is a living resource that we will continue to update before and during Women Deliver 2023. Have an event to add? Please contact us at [email protected] or fill out this survey to tell us about your event and attendance. All times are in local time.
7 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Join us in Kigali for an inspiring networking reception hosted by the African Women’s Development Fund, Equality Fund, and the Government of Canada as we celebrate the power of partnership for gender equality.
12:30 p.m. to 1:45 p.m.
Virtual session held by Programme CLE, a canadian voluntary cooperation program implemented by Fondation Paul Gérin Lajoie, Éducation internationale et la Fédération des cégeps.
1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m., Room MH 4.2
Hosted by Guttmacher Institute, African Institute for Policy Development, Action Canada for Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights, and Public Health Ambassadors Uganda
2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Virtual session held by Développement international Desjardins (DID)
3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m., Room MH 1.1
Hosted by European Parliamentary Forum, Action Canada for Sexual Health and Rights, Arab Institute for Women at LAU, Africa Region Office (ARO), IPPF, Fòs Feminista, Organon
5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Lemigo Hotel
Hosted by Action Against Hunger
7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Ruhondo Room, Lemigo Hotel
Planned in coordination with Oxfam Quebec, Oxfam Novib and Oxfam Canada.
1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. in room #AD10.2
Hosted by Humanity & Inclusion
1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. in room #AD12.1
Co-facilitated by Kore Global
2:15 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Virtual Session held by Oxfam-Québec Power to Choose and partners from Ghana and the OPT
5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Kigali Convention Center.
Hosted by Partners in Health, Inshuti mu Buzima (IMB), and University of Global Health Equity (UGHE)
5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Heaven Restaurant – No 13KN 29 St, Kigali
We look forward to providing a space for Canadian delegates and our global partners to connect with one another, share learnings and galvanize momentum for the work that lies ahead to ensure that women and girls, everywhere, are able to realize their right to thrive in full health.
07 a.m. to 08:30 a.m. at Lemigo Hotel, room NashoKG 624 St, Kigali, Rwanda \
We have the pleasure of inviting you to the Action Against Hunger side event to live a creative experience to discover, understand, and take individual and collective action to fight gender inequalities in hunger, with a feminist and intersectional approach. If you want to learn more about the link between Hunger and Women, to meet our team, and to spend a very interesting and collaborative morning together (with french breakfast) please join us!
Information and registration details: https://forms.office.com/e/WcU8Pf5f8J
Breakfast 7 a.m. to 7:30 a.m.. Panel 7:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m., Room #AD11, Kigali Convention Centre
Hosted by Results Canada and UNICEF Canada
11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Kigali Convention Centre
Side event hosted by Save the Children
3:15 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Virtual session hosted by World Vision Canada, University of Toronto, Nutrition International, CARE Canada, CARE USA, Save the Children Canada, Bruyère Institute, Action Against Hunger Canada, HealthBridge
Here are some of the organizations hosting exhibits and booths during the conference – be sure to check them out!