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Feminist Health Conference

Virtual , Canada

Medical Herstory's Feminist Research Conference featuring researchers, activists, lived experience panels, and workshops!

Lucky Iron Fish Lunch & Learn with CanWaCH

Virtual , Canada

Lucky Iron Fish is hosting a digital lunch and learn session to showcase their latest data and research on the use of the Lucky Iron Fish to address iron deficiency […]

Are you Interested in volunteering abroad?

Centre for Social Innovation 192 Spadina Avenue, Toronto, ON, Canada

Learn the successful journey to becoming an international volunteer, connect with a community of change makers and volunteers and get your question answered by staff and past volunteers from: The […]


Calgary Central Library - Patricia A. Whelan Performance Hall , Canada

Join us for an evening of connection and inspiration, with a little side of business, at CAWST’s AGM + Global Impact Celebration.  Enjoy a cocktail and canapes while you learn […]

Truth and Reconciliation Week 2022

Join us as we memorialize the children lost to the residential school system and honour Survivors and their families.

Open House – Gender Equality Yesterday, Today and Everyday

Crossroads International 49 Bathurst Street, Suite 201, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Join us for the first FREE Open House during the annual campaign “I am A Crossroader”. This event is the perfect opportunity to discover or learn more about our activities and programs. […]

Town Hall – Women United for Food Security in Peru

Virtual , Canada

Hear from Tania Shephard, Pilar Garcia, and a community member from the Mujeres Unidas por la Seguridad Alimentaria y Ambiental project, on how they are working in partnership with women farmers and women’s networks to share knowledge, advocate for food security and support community led decision-making.

The power of Results’ advocacy

Virtual , Canada

Join us on September 29 to celebrate our #FightForWhatCounts recent success and prepare for our #EndPoverty Challenge in October. In this webinar, you will hear from Results Canada’s Executive Director […]

Advancing Gender-Responsive Nature-Based Climate Solutions

Delegation of the Ismaili Imamat 199 Sussex Drive, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

A capacity-building session and community of practice event    About this event Nature-based climate solutions (NBCS) that conserve, restore, and sustainably use biodiversity and ecosystems hold promise in helping people […]

Girls on the Frontline

"Girls on the Frontline” will highlight progress and challenges toward ending child marriage on the 10th anniversary of International Day of the Girl. If you require a reasonable accommodation in […]

Women and Water: On the frontline of climate change

Climate change impacts us all – with the immediate effects most often felt through water insecurity. So why, we ask, is only 3% of climate finance dedicated to water-related adaptation? […]

Launch of “Window of Quebec” program

Montreal CoWork 4388 R. Saint-Denis #200, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

You’re invited to join us to celebrate together the launch of “Window of Quebec” program! ZMQ Global is pleased to invite you to its launch event! In a warm atmosphere, […]

World Sight Day 2022 – Love Your Eyes!

World Sight Day is on Thursday, October 13, 2022 and together with the global eye care community, we will be focusing attention on the importance of eye care for all. Please […]

Le féminisme décolonial en pratique : discutons-en !

Virtual , Canada

Ce 13 octobre 2022 aura lieu une discussion ouverte sur les féminismes décoloniaux en coopération et solidarité internationales de 9h30 à 12h10 (Heure de l’Est UTC-4) via Zoom, organisée par […]

International Cooperation Futures Festival

Shaw Centre 55 Colonel By Drive, Ottawa, ON, Canada

Join us for the International Cooperation Futures Festival – Reconnect, unlearn, envision and engage

Pledge for Change 2030 Launch

Virtual , Canada


IATI Virtual Community Exchange 4 (VCE4)

On Thursday 10 November (13:30- 18:00 UTC) IATI will host its fourth ‘Virtual Community Exchange’ (VCE4) on Zoom. Registrations for the VCE4 are open. The VCE is an informal, interactive, and community-driven opportunity […]

CanWaCH Annual General Meeting 2022

CanWaCH is hosting our virtual Annual General Meeting (AGM) and we hope to see you there! Date: Tuesday, November 15, 2022 Time: 10:00 a.m - 11:00 a.m. EST We are […]

Racialized Maternal Health Conference 2022

Virtual , Canada

Canada's Leading Forum for Racialized Perinatal Healthcare Creating space for people who care about equitable perinatal health. The Conference The Racialized Maternal Health Conference is a forum where professionals, students, […]

Canadian Conference on Global Health 2022

Hilton Toronto , Canada

The uncertainty of conflict, climate change, economic and/or financial crises and pandemics, continues to call for attention and resources that will redress the inequities that exist along the continuum from […]

MIH Canada – Challenges posed by current ART practices, surrogacy arrangements, and gene editing: are new public policies needed?

Virtual , Canada

Please join Maternal and Infant Health Canada (a global public health collaborative devoted to improving wellbeing of the environment, young ones and those who identify as women) and the Global Women’s Health Network (an alumni group of the Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health Takemi program in International Health) for a webinar that is open to all, free of charge. We host webinars every two months. All welcome!

Committed to Solidarity

Join us on December 5th, 2022 at 12pm EST to celebrate International Volunteer Day, in solidarity! Come hear the personal stories of volunteers and local partners on emerging issues in […]

Mainstreaming Health in Climate Action

Virtual , Canada

Africa Dialogues will bring together thought leaders, policymakers, climate activists and health experts to unpack the linkages between climate change and health and spearhead discussions on what must be done to position health at the heart of climate action plans.

Pre-Budget Consultation Training

Today, inflation, gas prices and grocery bills have been front of mind for many Canadians. Our brothers and sisters around the world have been struggling with food supply, job opportunities […]

Global Health Conference 2023

BC Children's Hospital's Chan Centre for Family Health Education , Canada

The Centre for International and Child Health (CICH) at BC Children's Hospital and the BC Women's Hospital + Health Centre are thrilled to announce the 5th Annual Global Health Conference […]

Advocacy 101 – Toronto

Toronto Public Library - Fort York branch 190 Fort York Boulevard, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Advocacy often starts with putting key issues on the radar of those in power —and keeping the pressure on with actionable asks. Join us! Results Canada is a nonprofit advocacy […]

Symposium #LaSciencedAbord

La grande bibliothèque de BAnQ 475 Boul. de Maisonneuve E, Montréal, Québec, Canada

Fighting misinformation in 2023 The pandemic has put a long running issue in the spotlight: misinformation. It’s clear that the main fight for science communicators across the world is the prevalence of […]

Reading Group: Afrotopia

February 7 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm EST The reading group will be a space for learning, reflection, and exchange. Beginning this Black History Month grounding the important work of this month […]

Navigating Uncertainty in Human Development

Delegation of the Ismaili Imamat 199 Sussex Drive, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

On a global scale, uncertainty has taken on many faces – the war in Ukraine, a decline in the global Human Development Index, economic instability, and climate disasters, among others […]

Empowering Women Globally: Equity beyond equality

Women, girls and gender-diverse folk worldwide remain systemically disadvantaged and under-represented in positions of power, both here in Canada and across the globe. In 2023, Good Neighbors Canada is actively […]


Young Stars: Canadian Contributions to Amplifying Youth Voices and Closing the Gender Gap on Youth Employability

Virtual , Canada

Hosted by Children Believe, this virtual panel will spotlight the issue of youth employability in Central America and highlight the achievements of the 4-year “EMPUJE Project: Closing the Gender Gap in Youth Employability”, which aims to improve the employment potential and professional skills of 1200 young women and men through public and private partnerships.

Addressing Climate Change in Honduras

You are invited to our February 9, 2023 virtual town hall, highlighting the environmental and biodiversity efforts underway in Honduras. Due to its geographic characteristics, the country has been hit […]

Documentary Screening, Nations United: Urgent Solutions for Urgent Times

Centre for Social Innovation 192 Spadina Avenue, Toronto, ON, Canada

International Development Week 2023 celebrates the people of Canada working in support of international development Join Cuso International and friends, Beautiful World Canada, WUSC, the Canadian Network for Neglected Tropical […]

Advocacy 101 – Montreal

McGill University - Thomson House 3650 rue McTavish Boardroom 404, Montréal, Québec, Canada

*This workshop is will be delivered in English and French, but you don't need to understand both to participate.** Advocacy often starts with putting key issues on the radar of […]

Community Gathering: BHM

February 16 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm EST The gatherings hosted by the ARC Hub during Black History Month will serve as closed safe(r) spaces for Black folks across our sector. For […]

Revolutionaries & Resistance Movements

When: Feb. 16th at 6pm Location: Zoom & Facebook Live Moderator: Dilaye Desta Guests: Sarah George, Karine Coen-Sanchez Description Black History is a time to celebrate the achievements of civil […]

Reading Group: Afrotopia

February 21 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm EST The reading group will be a space for learning, reflection, and exchange. Beginning this Black History Month grounding the important work of this month […]

Plan International Canada Solutions Lab

Plan International Canada 245 Eglinton Avenue E #300, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Become a powerful digital advocate and address the impact of social media on body confidence and self-esteem at Plan International Canada’s Solutions Lab (Feb. 25). Learn from experts, connect with […]

Community Conversations: BHM

February 28 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm EST The Community Conversations is an invitation in to hear the truths of the often forgotten racialised community members across our sector. From various perspectives, […]

Resilient Health Systems for Africa: Re-envisioning the Future Now

Kigali Convention Centre , Rwanda

This year’s Africa Health Agenda International Conference (AHAIC) 2023 will bring together Africa’s top thought leaders, political figures, innovators, researchers, policy makers, health workers and community mobilisers for dialogue and […]

CSW67 (2023)

The sixty-seventh session of the Commission on the Status of Women will take place from 6 to 17 March 2023. Representatives of Member States, UN entities, and ECOSOC-accredited non-governmental organizations (NGOs) from all regions of […]

Exposition photographique SaKiFe à Québec

Assemblée nationale du Québec 1045 Rue des Parlementaires, Québec City, Québec, Canada

Le reportage du photographe belge Christophe Smets témoigne des conséquences de l’accès restreint aux soins de santé pour les femmes du Kivu à l’Est de la République démocratique du Congo […]

Youth Experts on Innovation and Advancing Gender Equality through Technology

Church Center for the United Nations (CCUN), 2nd Floor, New York Church Center for the United Nations (CCUN), 2nd Floor, New York, NY, United States

This collaborative event organized by Plan International Canada, Young Diplomats of Canada and Fora: Network for Change will serve to amplify youth perspectives on technological innovation and its intersection with gender equality.

CanWaCH Dialogues 2023: Vancouver

312 Main 312 Main Street, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Vancouver: March 6, 2023 | 5-7 pm local time Venue: 312 Main Building off of the success of our cross-country gatherings in 2022, the Canadian Partnership for Women and Children’s […]

One Woman Can

Join us on International Women's Day March 8 for an important and timely discussion on women’s economic empowerment: "One Woman Can" will bring together experts from around the world […]

Embracing the Difference, Now and Tomorrow

Join FINCA’s new President and CEO, Andree Simon, and FINCA Board Member Jordan Greenaway for an intimate conversation on the future of financial inclusion and social enterprise for women. Click […]

CanWaCH Dialogues 2023: Calgary

Bridgette Bar 739 10 Ave SW, Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Calgary: March 8, 2023 | 5-7 pm local time Venue: Bridgette Bar Building off of the success of our cross-country gatherings in 2022, the Canadian Partnership for Women and Children’s […]

Engaging Men for Gender Equality

Join us on Tuesday, March 14th at 10:30am ET for a panel discussion on successfully engaging men for gender equality. Co-sponsored by Global Affairs Canada, this panel will draw on […]

Together, let’s #EndTB: a World TB Day webinar

DATE: March 15 at 12:00pm ET, 11:00am CT, 10:00am MT, 9:00am PT, 1:00pm AT Yes, we can #EndTB by 2030. Despite being preventable and largely treatable, tuberculosis (TB) takes the […]

Neglected Tropical Diseases and WASH, Spotlight on Trachoma

Legacy Suite, University of Calgary 124 University Gate Northwest, Calgary, Alberta, Canada

In honor of World Water Day on March 22 and the UN Conference on Water, the Canadian Network for Neglected Tropical Diseases (CNNTD), in partnership with Operation Eyesight Universal and […]

CanWaCH Dialogues 2023: Toronto

Archeo Trinity Street 31, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Toronto: March 28, 2023 | 5-7 pm local time   Venue: Archeo Building off of the success of our cross-country gatherings in 2022, the Canadian Partnership for Women and Children’s Health […]

CanWaCH Dialogues 2023: Montreal

Bar George 1440 rue Drummond, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Montreal: March 30, 2023 | 5-7 pm local time Venue: Bar George Building off of the success of our cross-country gatherings in 2022, the Canadian Partnership for Women and Children’s […]

20th Skoll World Forum

The 20th Skoll World Forum will take place April 12–14, 2023 in Oxford, UK to celebrate 20 years of impact and the innovators who drive social progress. Visit our FAQs page […]