In preparation for Budget 2017, stakeholders were invited to submit briefs with recommendations to be submitted to the Minister of Finance.
Action Canada for Sexual Health and Rights submitted a pre-budget brief that touches upon investments in Canada and abroad. Domestically, recommendations include increasing investments in health care (with a [...]
The Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) is the body of independent experts that monitors implementation of the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women. Countries who have become party to the treaty (State parties) are obliged to submit regular reports to the Committee [...]
From 16-17 September, the Government of Canada will host the 5th replenishment conference to raise funds and support the Global Fund for AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (GFATM) in ending these epidemics by 2030.
Canada is pledging $785 million to the Global Fund for 2016-2019 to help the Global Fund reach [...]
From 18 May to 31 July 2016, Global Affairs Canada (GAC) held consultations to review Canada’s approach to international assistance – the first time in over two decades that such a review has taken place.
GAC prepared a discussion paper to inform the process. The paper identifies “health and [...]
Ottawa – From 26-27 April, members of the Canadian Association of Parliamentarians on Population and Development, Dr Hedy Fry (MP Vancouver Center) and Pam Damoff (MP Oakville North-Burlington) were among 130 Parliamentarians from over 65 countries at the Global Conference of Parliamentarians on Population and Development, in preparation for the [...]