This blog focuses on international development and other global issues. It was established by the Canadian Council for International Co-operation (CCIC) as a virtual space where practitioners, researchers, and academics can share commentary, reflections and lessons learned. It provides a platform for cutting edge thinking and debate on the global issues and challenges of our time.
As our community has realized new rights in Canada, it's often made it even trickier to go back into the closet when we move to countries.
Every year we reflect on the top newsmakers, but what about those lost from the headlines? International humanitarian agency
02/12/2018 10:47 EST
When looking to partner with Indigenous communities in Canada, it is imperative to recognize the immense knowledge that exist at the community level.
02/05/2018 11:42 EST
As Canadians implement — or abandon — their New Year's resolutions, it's also an appropriate time to reflect upon how the
02/02/2018 10:32 EST
By Juan Carlos Rivillas, Raul Devia-Rodriguez, Gloria Song and Andréanne Martel Generally speaking, equity in access to essential
01/23/2018 10:04 EST
Take a look beyond the cliche.
01/10/2018 11:11 EST
Have you ever heard of NCDs? If you haven't, you aren't alone: non-communicable diseases or NCDs are a crucial health issue
12/12/2017 13:30 EST
Written by Sarah Pentlow This has been a year where the feminist movement has had its profile raised significantly — the
12/06/2017 09:57 EST
Nations should understand who is dying, when their people are dying, where they're dying, and from what disease, injury or condition.
11/30/2017 16:05 EST
Inequalities in wealth and power continue to worsen, while the past few decades have made only a modicum of improvement in the lives of the world's poorest.
11/23/2017 12:22 EST
Unlike a natural disaster, it is a preventable and utterly curable disease.
11/23/2017 11:08 EST
Written by Sunisha Neupane Article originally published on September 21, 2017 at Think Tank Initiative Bringing the perspectives
11/07/2017 16:34 EST
By Shakira Choonara, Regional advocacy officer, Southern African AIDS Trust (Johannesburg, South Africa) Despite having seen
10/31/2017 13:38 EDT
Written by Gavin Charles Democracy is much more than a ballot box – it is the rule of a just law, the inclusion and protection
10/27/2017 14:31 EDT
Written by Erica Di Ruggiero and Yv Bonnier Viger We often hear that we live in a global village that is interconnected and
10/24/2017 15:01 EDT
By Livia Bizikova and Cory Searcy Two years ago, the United Nations adopted its 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. At
09/20/2017 11:50 EDT
By Emily McGiffin In a new era of global cooperation and sustainable development goals, the effectiveness of Canada's participation
09/08/2017 16:05 EDT
By Erin Gilchrist At a small health post in the village of Mirab, Ethiopia, a bright-eyed, chubby-cheeked infant named Bontu
09/06/2017 08:49 EDT
By Livia Bizikova and Fraser Reilly-King The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are a shared agenda for all of us. Practically
08/10/2017 15:45 EDT
Worldwide, more than 65 million people have been forced from their homes by violence, famine, or natural disaster - the highest number since World War II.
06/22/2017 11:31 EDT
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