This past February 5, the Government of Canada announced the launch of the International Development and Humanitarian Assistance Civil Society Partnership Policy during the Canadian Council for International Cooperation Leaders’ Forum.
The partnership policy represents a positive step toward civil society’s strengthened collaboration with the Government of Canada on development-related [...]
Original Source: Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada
December 18, 2014 – Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird today issued the following statement after a Canada-Zambia led UN resolution on child, early and forced marriage was adopted by consensus by the General Assembly with 116 co-sponsors:
“Today marks another [...]
Never before has there been such a large population of young people in the world.
In Ottawa to launch the State of World Population Report last week, the United Nations Population Fund looked at what is needed to unleash the vast potential and untapped resources of the world’s population of [...]
Thirty years ago Canada held its first and only leaders’ debate on issues identified by women. When it comes time to elect the next government in 2015, the Campaign is calling for party leaders to explain how they plan to build a more equal Canada for all, and make meaningful [...]
The study, a shadow report on Canada’s Implementation of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action, provides a detailed view of Canada’s progress towards equality over the past five years. It was produced by [...]