Discover upcoming events, activities and learning opportunities in global health, international development, and gender equality.

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Nutrition Financing Week

Virtual

To support stakeholders in translating their commitments to concrete action, the World Bank, the Global Financing Facility for Women, Children and Adolescents (GFF), World Health Organization (WHO), and Results for Development (R4D) are hosting the Nutrition Financing week: a series of virtual N4G side events from January 24-27, 2022.

Teaching the SDGs through Art – Goal #3: Good Health & Well-being

Virtual

Aga Khan Foundation Canada, in partnership with Aga Khan Museum, offers this free professional development workshop for educators who are interested in teaching about global citizenship and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) through the lens of art.

Exploring the OECD DAC Recommendation on Enabling Civil Society

Virtual

This panel brings together high-level experts, policy makers, policy analysts and other professionals for a conversation around the OECD DAC Recommendation on Enabling Civil Society, approved by OECD Development Assistance Committee members, including Canada, in July 2021.

‘Localizing’ Food Systems

Virtual

This panel brings together different perspectives around the ‘localization’ of food systems, food justice, and ending hunger.

Teaching the SDGs through Art – Goal #5: Gender Equality

Virtual

Aga Khan Foundation Canada, in partnership with Aga Khan Museum, offers this free professional development workshop for educators who are interested in teaching about global citizenship and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) through the lens of art.

Maintaining the Gains – People, Projects and Partnership in the Time of COVID-19

Virtual

In this panel PWRDF’s Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation Coordinator, Bart Dickinson, together with partners from Village Health Works, Burundi; the Diocese of Masasi, Tanzania; and EHALE, Mozambique, will explore the impacts of COVID-19 through the data they have gathered and through real-life experiences on the ground.

Meeting our Minister

Virtual

You are cordially invited to an introductory meeting with the Honourable Harjit Sajjan, Minister for International Development.

Free Webinar: What is CoLMEAL?

Virtual

Join Salanga and ADRA Canada for a free webinar during International Development Week on What is CoLMEAL?

Cooperation Canada Awards 2021

Virtual

Each year Cooperation Canada recognizes outstanding individuals and projects in the sector with three awards, the Karen Takacs Award for women’s leadership, the organizational and individual Innovation and Impact Awards in honour of Lewis Perinbam.

Teaching the SDGs through Art – Goal #6: Clean Water & Sanitation

Virtual

Aga Khan Foundation Canada, in partnership with Aga Khan Museum, offers this free professional development workshop for educators who are interested in teaching about global citizenship and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) through the lens of art.

Bending the Arc Screening

Virtual

Get your popcorn ready: In celebration of International Development Week 2022, Partners In Health Canada is screening the all-time favourite global health and social justice film, Bending the Arc!

Panel Discussion: #MyJourneyInSTEM

Virtual

Join us on February 11th, International Day of Women and Girls in Science, for an inspiring virtual panel with prominent Canadian women in science, technology, trades, engineering, and mathematics (STEM)

SRH Week

Sexual and Reproductive Health Awareness Week (SRH Week) is a yearly campaign designed to raise awareness on sexual and reproductive health and promote resources to improve community health in Canada.

Teaching the SDGs through Art – Goal #15: Life on Land

Virtual

Aga Khan Foundation Canada, in partnership with Aga Khan Museum, offers this free professional development workshop for educators who are interested in teaching about global citizenship and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) through the lens of art.

Annual Days for Girls Celebration

Virtual

On February 17, 2022 at 12:00 pm PST Days for Girls International will hold a special online event to celebrate this momentous milestone, hear the stories behind the numbers, and share our vision for 2022.

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World Day of Social Justice

Social justice is an underlying principle for peaceful and prosperous coexistence within and among nations. We uphold the principles of social justice when we promote gender equality, or the rights […]

International Women’s Day

International Women's Day (March 8) is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women. The day also marks a call to action for accelerating women's equality.

Engaging Men to End Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting

Virtual

This webinar will bring together advocates and experts who have experience in building male engagement programs to discuss ways of incorporating men and boys in programming to end FGM/C.

Preventing and Mitigating Sexual and Gender Based Violence

The School of Epidemiology and Public Health, Bruyère Research Institute, WHO Collaborating Centre for Knowledge Translation and Health Technology Assessment in Health Equity, and the International and Global Health Office (IGHO) are collaborating to host this monthly global health seminar.

Towards an Intersectional Climate Response: Tackling Environmental Racism

Virtual

Join us for a 90 minute solutions-oriented panel where participants will unpack the inherent inequalities and patterns of injustice that almost always fall along the lines of race, class, ability and gender and propose a way forward for a more just, intersectional and inclusive global climate response.

Parlons de La Tuberculose

Virtual

In recognition of World Tuberculosis Day, Plan International Canada invites you to participate in an upcoming virtual French-language session on March 30 at 9:30 a.m. EDT. Discuss women’s health, the importance of patient and survivor perspectives and gender equality as we work together to end tuberculosis in communities across Canada and around the world.

World Health Worker Week 2022

This year World Health Worker Week is April 4 - 8, 2022, and the theme is Build the Health Workforce Back Better.

Vaccine Equity Roundtable

Virtual

Join us with your morning coffee on April 5 at 9AM EST for a virtual roundtable focused on vaccine equity.

World Health Day

It is celebrated annually and each year draws attention to a specific health topic of concern to people all over the world.

Subsidizing global health: Women’s unpaid work in health systems

Virtual

Despite being the majority in the profession, women in the health sector are paid 23% less than their male counterparts and millions of women are working unpaid or grossly underpaid in core health systems roles. Against this backdrop, Women in Global Health, in collaboration with the Frontline Health Worker Coalition, will hold a high-level event to launch WGH’s latest policy report, Subsidizing global health: Women’s unpaid work in health systems.

Community Health Worker Voices on UHC

Virtual

This event—the first of a series of quarterly CHW dialogues—will bring together CHWs from across sub-Saharan Africa in a knowledge-sharing conversation on what universal health coverage (UHC) looks like to them, how new policies have impacted their day-to-day work, and the impact of COVID on their ability to deliver essential health services.

Reclaim the Gains

Virtual

Don’t let COVID-19 turn back progress on the health of women, children and adolescents.

World Immunization Week

World Immunization Week, celebrated in the last week of April, aims to highlight the collective action needed and to promote the use of vaccines to protect people of all ages against disease.

World Malaria Day

World Malaria Day is an occasion to highlight the need for continued investment and sustained political commitment for malaria prevention and control.

Cross-Country CanWaCH Connect: Montreal

Auberge Le Saint-Gabriel Rue Saint Gabriel 426, Montréal, Québec

Join us for an enriching in-person evening of learning and networking designed for leaders and emerging professionals from across the Canadian Partnership for Women and Children's Health (CanWaCH) membership.

Restoring Indigenous Midwifery and Birth Forum

Virtual

Join us for our Virtual Forum and take part in three days of virtual presentations, panels and discussions focused on supporting your work of restoring Indigenous midwifery and birth.

Cross-Country CanWaCH Connect: Vancouver

UBC Boathouse 7277 River Road, Richmond, BC, BC

Are you a CanWaCH member or sector partner? Join us for an enriching in-person evening of learning and networking designed for leaders and emerging professionals in Vancouver!

Peace: Beyond the absence of war

Hotel Bonaventure Montréal Hotel Bonaventure Montréal, Montreal, QC

Spur Change, in partnership with l’Association québécoise des organismes de coopération internationale (AQOCI), is inviting small and medium organizations (SMOs), educators and youth from coast-to-coast-to-coast to its Annual National Conference “Peace: Beyond the absence of war” which will take place from May 17 to 19, 2022 at the Bonaventure Hotel, in downtown Montreal.

PMA IPUMS Webinar

Virtual

Did COVID-19 impact contraceptive use? Don't miss an excellent introduction to longitudinal analysis as PMA and IPUMS use PMA data to examine whether the COVID-19 pandemic impacted contraceptive use.

Equal Futures 2022 Incubator Session: Youth Engagement

Join the Equal Futures Network, a CanWaCH initiative, for an interactive incubator session exploring meaningful youth engagement in the lead up to our first-ever gender equality summit, Equal Futures 2022, from June 7-8, 2022 in Ottawa.

Menstrual Health in Crisis Webinar

Virtual

Pandemic Periods and Girls Health Ed are partnering to bring you a thought-provoking and action-orientated discussion in observance of Menstrual Health Day on May 27.

What Works Summit

Banff Centre for the Art and Creativity 107 Tunnel Mountain Dr, Banff, AB T1L 1H5, Banff, AB

We are excited for you to join us at this premier gathering of global thought leaders, innovators and social entrepreneurs as we use evidence and experience to debate and advance solutions that drive social impact!

Equal Futures 2022: A Gender Equality Summit

Richcraft Hall 9376 University Dr, Ottawa, ON, Ottawa

The summit will provide an in person forum for the gender equality movement in Canada to come together, in all its diversity, to build connections, strengthen capacity, share expertise, and shape a path towards a fairer and more equitable Canada.

Bethune Round Table 2022

Virtual

Are you interested in global surgery? Want to hear from interdisciplinary surgical providers and #healthcare professionals from around the world? Come to the Bethune Round Table 2022!

Nature-Based Solutions, Climate Resilience, and the SDGs

On June 23, Aga Khan Foundation Canada is pleased to host Nature-based Solutions, Climate Resilience, and the SDGs, welcoming a panel of experienced practitioners who aim to reduce climate risks, advance climate resilience, and support the achievement of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Youth Summit 2022 – Equality, Equity and Inclusion

In honour of World Refugee Day, join us on Saturday, June 25, 2022, from 12:30 to 3:00 PM ET, to deepen your understanding of equality and human rights and the connection to the refugee crisis.

Virtual Community Exchange 3

Virtual

The VCE is an informal, interactive, and community-driven opportunity for you to engage with the wider IATI Community.

10th UCG Edition on Diabetes and Endocrinology Conference

We cordially invite you to the 10th UCG Edition on Diabetes and Endocrinology Conference set up on July 27-28, 2022 in Dubai, UAE and Online. The theme of the conference is “Deliberate the important research and ongoing practices to reduce Diabetes”.

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International Migrants Day

Throughout human history, migration has been a courageous expression of the individual’s will to overcome adversity and to live a better life. Today, globalization, together with advances in communications and […]

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International Day of Education

Education is a human right, a public good and a public responsibility. The United Nations General Assembly proclaimed 24 January as International Day of Education, in celebration of the role of […]

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