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.

Roundtable on mental health in a global context


On Wednesday, March 10, at 1:00 pm EST, CanWaCH will be hosting a roundtable about mental health in a global context. Moderated by our very own Julia Anderson, CEO of CanWaCH, we will bring together a group of experts to discuss global mental health.

Mobilizing for Menstrual Hygiene Day 2021: A CanWaCH Roundtable Discussion

Periods don’t pause for pandemics! With more than 800 million people menstruating daily,  advocating for and raising awareness on the importance of menstrual hygiene management is critical to addressing period stigma and advancing gender equality for everyone.  In the lead-up to Menstrual Hygiene Day, the Canadian Partnership for Women and Children’s Health (CanWaCH) is pleased […]

Integrating LGBTI People into Development Activities

In commemoration of the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia (IDAHOT), this webinar introduces a forthcoming CanWach toolkit for integrating LGBTI people into work in developing countries. Panelists Liberty Matthyse and Andrew Park will give an overview of LGBTI populations, trends in data, health needs, organizational capacity and readiness to address LGBTI issues, plus tips […]

Measuring Access & Rights in Humanitarian Settings


This 1-hour timely conversation will also consider practical resources and tools available for organizations undertaking similar efforts globally, and panelists will be invited to share their thoughts on the implications of COVID-19 on this work.

Federal Elections: Get involved, defend your issues, know the rules

If an election is called for this fall, will you be ready? Do you have plans to champion your issues? Are you well-versed in the current regulations on advocacy activities that apply around federal election periods? Everyone and every non-profit has the ability to speak up for its issues in an election. It’s your right […]

Towards an Intersectional Climate Response: Tackling Environmental Racism


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.

Vaccine Equity Roundtable


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

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.

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!