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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.

Digital Story Telling (DST) as a Tool in Global Health – Webinar

Join us and presenter Dr. Mike Lang, Founder and Director of Common Language Digital Storytelling, Health Researcher, and Filmmaker, next week for a webinar that will explore how empowering Digital storytelling (DST) can be in Global Health and how it can help build momentum toward a more equitable world. Register now: http://bit.ly/3BbhRvn

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 on the power of our campaigns and why they matter. You will gain a greater understanding of how Results campaigns generate big wins like securing […]

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 adapt to the impacts of climate change. Aga Khan Foundation Canada (AKFC) and the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) are hosting an NBCS capacity-building […]

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 order to participate in this event, get in touch with [email protected] by October 4. Click here to register!

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? As 2030 fast approaches, the Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) targets on water and sanitation are still distant hopes, and water insecurity is growing as the […]

Introducing Designing Digital Dialogue: Communications for Systems Change!

In recent months, we've heard our members share the complexities and challenges of engaging communities and harnessing the power of social media to amplify their social impact. The Equal Futures Network​, a CanWaCH​ initiative, has been working with the team and community at the On Canada Project​ to design a resource that helps leaders, communications practitioners, and social media managers […]

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, we would like to offer you a first glimpse of the digital stories developed by ZMQ Global as part of the Window on Quebec project. […]

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 join us by prioritising your own eye health. Nearly everyone on the planet will experience an eye health issue in their lifetime, however, more than […]

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 le Comité québécois femmes et développement (CQFD) de l’AQOCI et la Chaire Claire-Bonenfant – Femmes, Savoirs et Sociétés de l’Université Laval. La traduction simultanée (français, […]

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

Panel Discussion with the authors of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)’s 6th Assessment Report

Virtual , Canada

You’re invited to join CAGH’s next webinar! The CAGH Working Group on Climate Change and Health is back in action this fall and ready to host a new round of webinars that address challenges that lie at the intersection of health and climate change. When: October 19, 12:00 to 1:00 p.m. Eastern Time Description: Tune in for […]

Pledge for Change 2030 Launch

Virtual , Canada

THE PLEDGE FOR CHANGE 2030 RE-IMAGINES THE ROLE OF INGOS IN THE GLOBAL HUMANITARIAN AND DEVELOPMENT AID SYSTEM. The Pledge for Change is a result of a two-year effort organized and led by Degan Ali and her organization Adeso, in response to INGO leaders seeking her help to push the sector forward. The Pledge builds […]

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 for you to engage with the wider IATI Community. It offers a space for shared learning, to spark discussions or showcase flagship projects. We look […]

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 pleased to invite you to this year’s Annual General Meeting of members for the Canadian Partnership for Women and Children’s Health (CanWaCH) taking place Tuesday, […]

How do you measure that? Tools to better measure gender transformative change

Virtual , Canada

Measuring gender equality and women and girls' empowerment is an ongoing learning journey. Feminist MEAL (monitoring, evaluation, accountability, and learning) is a critical piece of gender transformative programming. Inspired by Global Affairs Canada's soon-to-be-released Gender Empowerment Measurement tool, join us on Thursday, November 17th from 9:30 - 11:30 a.m. EST for an interactive virtual symposium […]

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, experts, researchers, policy-makers and other stakeholders will come together to pursue efforts to improve racialized maternal-newborn health and practices in Canada by promoting best practices, […]

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 local to global, within and between countries. The COVID-19 global pandemic has upended life for people everywhere and has highlighted the dramatic uncertainty of our […]

CSO roundtable with WHO’s Regional Director for Africa, Dr Matshidiso Moeti

We are pleased to invite you to join CanWaCH and Results Canada for a civil society roundtable with the World Health Organization's Regional Director for Africa, Dr. Matshidiso Moeti, who will be visiting Ottawa on November 23-25 to meet with Canadian senior officials and parliamentarians. This represents the highest-level visit from the WHO to Ottawa […]

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 international cooperation, and learn more on how volunteering is playing a key role! We look forward to seeing you and talking with you! #IVD2022 #BecomingAVolunteer […]

Gender Equality and Care Systems to Guarantee Universal Health Coverage

In the context of the International Day of Human Rights, celebrated on December 10 and the International Day for Universal Health Coverage, celebrated on December 12, INMUJERES, Women in Global Health, OHCHR, the Government of France and UN Women are convening this multi stakeholder panel discussion entitled "Gender Equality and Care Systems to Guarantee Universal […]

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.

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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 transportation, has greatly increased the number of people, who have the desire and the capacity to move to other places. This new era has created […]

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International Day of Women and Girls in Science

Science and gender equality are both vital for the achievement of the internationally agreed development goals, including the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. Over the past 15 years, the global community has made a lot of effort in inspiring and engaging women and girls in science. Yet women and girls continue to be excluded from participating […]

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 and increasing health concerns. The world needs Canada now more than ever and Canadians can change the outcome of those living in extreme poverty right […]

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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 education for peace and development. Without inclusive and equitable quality education and lifelong opportunities for all, countries will not succeed in achieving gender equality and […]

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 (GHC23). GHC23 is an annual event bringing together a community of students, trainees, clinicians, researchers, and faculty from across health professions and disciplines to share […]

Experiences of working with tribal population for reproductive health

Please join Maternal and Infant Health Canada (a global public health collaborative devoted to improving well-being 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 our January webinar titled […]

Experiences of working with Tribal Population for Reproductive Health

About the webinar We are delighted to be joined by IIPHG, Professor, Dr. Kranti Suresh Vora. Dr Kranti Suresh Vora is an obstetrician turned public health professional. She had her medical degrees from India, MBBS DGO & MD from B. J. Medical College, Ahmedabad. Dr Vora did her MPH at Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, Baltimore, […]

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WUSC International Forum 2023

DUE CARE: GLOBAL DEVELOPMENT IN TIMES OF ACCELERATED CHANGE This year’s International Forum will explore how we can continue to advance responsible development during times of accelerated change, bringing together our network, peers, and collaborators in the broader global development and social movement spaces! SCHEDULE OVERVIEW February 1, 2023 9am-11am: Unconference Part 1 11am - […]

Plaidoyer pour la santé: trois retours d’expérience pour s’inspirer

Toute personne qui souhaite mener une démarche de plaidoyer ou d’influence pour agir sur les déterminants sociaux de la santé, peu importe sa profession ou son milieu de travail : ministère, organisation non gouvernementale, réseau de la santé, association, ordre professionnel, organisme communautaire, etc. Description Le plaidoyer est une compétence clé en promotion de la […]

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 organization with a network of passionate volunteers committed to generating the political will to end extreme poverty in low- and middle-income countries. "Political will" means […]

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 misinformation on social media. Join us on February 2nd as ScienceUpFirst hosts a one day symposium to provide researchers, science and health communicators, educators and students with the tools […]

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WUSC International Forum 2023

DUE CARE: GLOBAL DEVELOPMENT IN TIMES OF ACCELERATED CHANGE This year’s International Forum will explore how we can continue to advance responsible development during times of accelerated change, bringing together our network, peers, and collaborators in the broader global development and social movement spaces! SCHEDULE OVERVIEW February 1, 2023 9am-11am: Unconference Part 1 11am - […]

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International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation

Female genital mutilation (FGM) comprises all procedures that involve altering or injuring the female genitalia for non-medical reasons and is recognized internationally as a violation of the human rights, the health and the integrity of girls and women. Girls who undergo female genital mutilation face short-term complications such as severe pain, shock, excessive bleeding, infections, […]

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 in the context of our sector we will be reading Afrotopia by Felwine Sarr. “Sarr takes the reader on a philosophical journey that is as […]

Webinar on Sexual & Reproductive Health and Rights in West Africa

Join us for our webinar on sexual and reproductive health and rights issues in Ivory Coast, Senegal and Togo! Description: Learn more about the project "Equitable Sexual and Reproductive Health Education for Empowerment and Freedom of Choice" (ENSEMBLE project) and how it addresses the issues identified in these three target countries. Our colleagues from Humanity […]

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 – which is leading to a myriad of disruptions in day-to-day living. As stated within the 2021-2022 UNDP Human Development Report, “The hero and the […]

Panel Discussion on the Pakistan Floods: Climate Change, Food Security and Gender Justice

To mark Canada's International Development Week, we are moderating a panel discussion on the Pakistan Floods, climate change, food security, and gender justice. Our three panelists are: Areebah Shahid, Executive Director of Pakistan Youth Change Advocates; Isbah Hameed, doctoral candidate, ISS, Erasmus University Rotterdam; and Farrah Naz, Pakistan Country Director, the Global Alliance for Improved […]

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 working on multiple programs to provide education supporting gender equity, not only for women, but for whole societies, to move towards the acceptance and empowerment […]

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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 hard by several natural disasters over recent years, and these events are expected to increase. Join a conversation with: Cuso International’s Head of Programs for […]

Scaling up Micronutrient Interventions in Nigeria: How the SISN Framework is Being Used to Guide Implementation Research

Date: Thursday, 09 February 2023 Time: 12-1 PM EST / 5-6PM GM / 6-7PM WAT / 9-10 AM PST (60 minutes)Chair:  Dr. Rebecca Heidkamp, SISN Vice President & Development Councilor Moderator: Dr. Shannon King, SISN Councilor-at-Large Guest Speaker:                         Dr. Olutayo Adeyemi Nutrition Consultant, Nutrition, Agriculture and Health Initiative & Adjunct Professor, Department of […]

Documentary Screening, Nations United: Urgent Solutions for Urgent Times

Centre for Social Innovation 192 Spadina Ave. Suite 101, Toronto, Ontario, 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 Diseases (NTDs) and Crossroads International for a documentary screening. Global Affairs Canada's International Development Week 2023 celebrates the people of Canada working in support of […]

Get the Facts! Let’s talk access to information in key areas of sexual and reproductive health in Canada

Valour Building 151 Sparks Street, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Please join us for an in-person event to celebrate SRH Week and discuss the work being done to ensure people in Canada and globally have access to accurate and comprehensive sexual and reproductive health information because without it, people’s health is in the balance! Together, we will look at issues like comprehensive sexuality education, access […]

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 those in power. Results Canada is a nonprofit advocacy organization with a network of passionate volunteers committed to generating the political will to end extreme […]

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 networking, learning, and community, these spaces will happen once a week for February. The themes will be: Imagining the future of international cooperation, what the […]

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 rights movements, innovative trailblazers, and beauty in our diverse cultural expressions. The history of Black Canadians is an particularly diverse one – from the story […]

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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 of indigenous peoples and migrants. We advance social justice when we remove barriers that people face because of gender, age, race, ethnicity, religion, culture or […]

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 in the context of our sector we will be reading Afrotopia by Felwine Sarr. “Sarr takes the reader on a philosophical journey that is as […]

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 change-makers, and create an innovative digital campaign that could win a seed grant. Sign up today! Description: Are you ready to lead innovation and make […]

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, histories and experiences this Black History Month we will be highlighting the voices, the truths, the hopes of Black community members in their voices. If […]

Postpartum Family Planning Integrated with MNCH and Nutrition: Best Practices and Lessons Learned in West Africa

MNCH-N integrated PPFP and client-centered interventions have proven effective in significantly increasing the supply and use of FP and MNCH services in the Francophone West African region. The Regional Community of Practice (CoP) integrated with MNCH-N aims to sustain the continuum of integrated antenatal and postnatal care services in the nine francophone West African countries […]

CSO-WHO DG Dialogue: Priorities on sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) at global, regional, and country levels (FRA, SPA)

Dear Civil Society Organizations, We have the pleasure to invite you to participate in an interactive Dialogue with the WHO Director General Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, on the theme "Priorities on sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) at global, regional and country levels". The Dialogue will be virtual and take place on Friday 3 March 2023 at […]

The Size Stigma: Addressing Weight Bias in Reproductive Healthcare

Join us to explore the role of weight bias in sexual and reproductive healthcare and how we can challenge it in clinical encounters. On March 4th at 12 PM EST, Medical Herstory will be hosting a panel event titled " The Size Stigma: Addressing Weight Bias in Reproductive Healthcare". This event will be exploring the […]

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 action aimed at mainstreaming climate discourse into health policy conversations, and vice versa. The conference will kick off with the AHAIC 2023 Wogging event on […]

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 the world are invited to contribute to the session. Themes Priority theme: Innovation and technological change, and education in the digital age for achieving gender equality and […]

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 (RDC). Pour la première fois en Amérique du Nord, l’Assemblée nationale du Québec accueille l’exposition SaKiFe (Kivu : les femmes et la santé) du 6 […]

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 Health (CanWaCH) is happy to share that we will be coming to a city near you as a part of our CanWaCH Dialogues in spring […]

Femmes et climat : impact et solutions – atelier introductif

Dans le cadre de la Journée internationale des droits des femmes nous vous invitons à notre atelier Femmes et climat : impact et solutions ! À travers cet atelier d'initiation vous serez amené-e-s à repenser votre rapport à l’environnement. Ce sera l’occasion de comprendre comment se matérialisent les inégalités de genre face aux changements climatiques […]

One Woman Can

Join us on International Women's Day March 8 for an important and timely discussion on women’s economic empowerment: https://bit.ly/3Ja1OU2 "One Woman Can" will bring together experts from around the world to discuss and challenge us to make space for dialogue and action to ensure the human rights of women are upheld. The positive ripple effects […]

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 here to register!

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 Health (CanWaCH) is happy to share that we will be coming to a city near you as a part of our CanWaCH Dialogues in spring […]

Launch: Inequality Monitoring in Sexual, Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn, Child and Adolescent Health eLearning course

Inequities in sexual, reproductive, maternal, newborn, child and adolescent health (SRMNCAH) throughout the world mean that certain population subgroups have systematically worse health outcomes and poorer access to services and interventions than others. Addressing inequities in SRMNCAH is central to achieving universal health coverage, protecting human rights, advancing gender equality, combating discrimination and improving the […]

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 initiatives, programs and experiences from World Vision Canada's partnership with World Vision Tanzania, as well as Equimundo's work in Rwanda and HOPEM Network's work in […]

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 lives of 1.6 million people, and is one of the world’s deadliest infectious diseases, second only to COVID-19. This webinar will focus on how people […]

The XX Paradox: The State of Women and Leadership in Health

Women are 70% of the health and care workforce but hold only 25% of leadership roles. This is The XX Paradox in Health. Around the world, women health workers are shaping health and leading health in their communities but are underpaid, often unpaid, undervalued and under protected. Six million women community health workers are subsidizing […]

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 the University of Calgary, Alberta Council for Global Cooperation, highlight Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs) as diseases needing equitable access to Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) […]

Décoloniser les savoirs et les pratiques : un impératif de justice sociale – N°2

Heure : 16.00 – 17.30 (CET) – 10.00 – 11.30 (HEC) Inscriptions : Les inscriptions sont gratuites. Le lien de connexion au webinaire vous sera communiqué après votre inscription. Inscrivez-vous ici : https://bit.ly/decoloniser-savoirs Résumé Ce webinaire est le second d’une série sur le thème de la décolonisation des savoirs et des pratiques en promotion de la santé. L’objectif […]

Presentation and Discussion by Faysal El-Kak from the American University of Beirut, Vice President of FIGO on sexual and reproductive health rights (SRHR) and gender equality and inclusion

IDRC 45 O’Connor Street, 6th Floor, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Location: IDRC offices: 45 O’Connor Street, 6th Floor Date and time: March 28, 2023 9:00 AM-10:30 AM To attend virtually: Click here to join the meeting Meeting ID: 222 179 504 096 Passcode: ngQyy9 Despite the progress that have been made with sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) at the conceptual and practical levels, […]

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) is happy to share that we will be coming to a city near you as a part of our CanWaCH Dialogues in spring 2023!  […]

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 Health (CanWaCH) is happy to share that we will be coming to a city near you as a part of our CanWaCH Dialogues in spring […]

CIHR Institute of Gender and Health Listening Tour

You’re invited to share your views to advance sex and gender science at the CIHR-IGH Listening Tour. The Institute of Gender and Health wants to hear from you! Under the leadership of our new Scientific Director, Dr. Angela Kaida, IGH is embarking on a Listening Tour and national planning process to co-create a new strategic plan to […]

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 for the latest information as it’s posted. In the spirit of collective action, we annually convene our growing network to collaborate on social and environmental […]

Unlocking the Power of Chat GPT and AI for Public Affairs

Join Beacon North Strategies for an exciting online event on Monday, April 12th, from 12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. EST as we explore the potential of Chat GPT and AI in public affairs. Hosted by Stephanie Mitton, founder of Beacon North Strategies, this event is designed to provide valuable insights and actionable strategies for improving […]

Protecting Children and Families in Crisis-Affected Countries – An SOS Children’s Villages Speaker Series Event

Borden, Ladner and Gervais, LLP Bay Adelaide Centre, Est Tower, 22 Adelaide Street West, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Date: Thursday, April 13, 2023 Time: 8:30 - 10:00 am EST Location: Borden, Ladner and Gervais LLP, Bay Adelaide Centre, East Tower, 22 Adelaide Street West, Suite 3400, Toronto, SOS Children’s Villages Canada is proud to welcome Ingrid Johansen, CEO of SOS Children’s Villages International, to speak at a very special Speaker Series event. Moderated by Cooperation […]

CUGH 2023

Washington Hilton Washington, DC, United States

Global Health at a Crossroads: Equity, Climate Change and Microbial Threats In Conjunction With: The World Health Summit Regional Meeting 2023 & The AAHCI Global Innovation Forum 2023 Washington Hilton, Washington DC April 14-16, 2023 In-person Satellite Sessions: April 13, 2023 Virtual Satellite Sessions: April 3-7, 2023 Join colleagues from around the world at CUGH2023. […]

CanWaCH Global Health Impact Summit

Hosted in Ottawa on April 18 and 19, the summit will bring together organizations and institutions engaged in health and rights programming within the international cooperation sector

CanWaCH Dialogues 2023: Ottawa

Metropolitain Brasserie Restaurant 700 Sussex Drive, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Ottawa:  April 18, 2023 | 5-7 pm local time  Venue: Metropolitain Brasserie Restaurant Building off of the success of our cross-country gatherings in 2022, the Canadian Partnership for Women and Children’s Health (CanWaCH) is happy to share that we will be coming to a city near you as a part of our CanWaCH Dialogues in […]

Canada Revenue Agency Charities information sessions and webinars

We offer webinars for charities and qualified donees throughout the year on a variety of topics. These webinars provide great information on important subjects that will benefit your day to day operations and help you meet your obligations as a charity. The webinars will be hosted on Microsoft Teams live events. Your registration information will […]

In Pursuit of Reproductive Justice

This panel discussion focuses on the high rates of maternal mortality and morbidity among African, Caribbean & Black women in Canada, as well as the many systemic barriers and challenges they face in accessing healthcare and mental health support. The panelists will also discuss the importance of reproductive justice, including its history, the need for […]

CanWaCH’s Gender Equality Training

The course is now full, please reach out to Erin Jex to be put on the waiting list CanWaCH is thrilled to announce the ninth offering of our virtual Gender Equality Training sessions! Designed to build the confidence and capacity of the CanWaCH membership in the application of gender transformative programming in women, adolescent and […]

FUTURE OF GOOD LIVE: CANADA’S FEMINIST INTERNATIONAL ASSISTANCE POLICY

A new Auditor General report concluded that Global Affairs Canada was unable to demonstrate how Canada’s Feminist International Assistance Policy (FIAP) contributed to improving gender equality in low- and middle-income countries. Significant weaknesses in Global Affairs Canada’s information management practices prevented it from assessing outcomes and reporting completely to Parliament and Canadians. How might INGOs […]

Results Canada National Conference May 6-8, 2023

Game-changers for achieving the Global Goals by 2030 DATES: May 6-8, Ottawa ON Results Canada is hosting a National Conference in-person in Ottawa this spring! On May 6-7, you will be able to connect with volunteers and partners, learn new skills through interactive workshops, and hear from advocacy champions from around the world so you […]

Employment Equity Partners’ Roundtable

Morris J Wosk Centre for Dialogue 580 West Hastings Street, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

“Beyond Culture: Bridging Gaps in Accessibility, Equity & Inclusion” Employment Equity Partners’ Roundtable provides a shared communication platform for leaders in academia, business, civil society, and the public sector, to explore: systemic racism and discrimination in the workplace; how power and privilege manifest themselves, explore how to eliminate biases, and define pathways for accountability to […]

Member Meet-up: Connecting Partners ahead of the ‘Resilient Health Systems for All’ Call for Proposals

In preparation for Global Affairs Canada's upcoming Resilient Health System for All​ call for proposals, CanWaCH is excited to provide a space for members and partners to seek out funding partnerships and potential collaborative opportunities. This meet-up will connect potential applicants with one another to share alignments within your funding concepts and consider ways to bolster your […]

Global Webinar on Promising practices in gender transformative health programming

We are pleased to invite you all to a vibrant discussion, led by colleagues from Plan International Bangladesh, Nigeria, Senegal and Canada, on lessons learned from the development, implementation, and results of the Gender Equality Strategy of the Strengthening Health Outcomes for Women and Children (SHOW) project; all curated in one open-source Compendium of Promising Practices in Gender Transformative Health Programming. […]

Plan International Canada’s Youth Summit 2023

Are you passionate about making a meaningful difference in the world? Are you interested in connecting with like-minded changemakers from all over Canada? If so, Plan International Canada invites you to apply to our free Youth Summit in Toronto from Thursday, May 25, to Sunday, May 28! Designed by Plan International Canada’s Youth Council, the […]

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