On February 22, join Aga Khan Foundation Canada and the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) for a virtual event on advancing global action on adaptation and the implications of COP28’s adaptation-related outcomes. The event will include presentations, a panel discussion with experts, followed by a Q&A, and interactive discussion groups.
Join us to kick off International Development Week with an evening of reflection and celebration, featuring animated discussions that explore the important relationship between local action and global citizenship, and a “global citizens marketplace” showcasing diverse opportunities for Canadians to support global development. We will also celebrate the 40th anniversary of World Partnership Walk, AKFC’s
About the Event: Are you interested in a career in international cooperation? Join our virtual International Development Week 2024 (IDW2024) Career Panel to be taken on a career journey by young professionals who bring diverse personal experience, expertise and backgrounds to their role. The panel will explore: Panelists’ personal career paths Perspectives on the ways
About the Event: Recognizing the urgent need for concerted efforts in addressing the intersectionality of gender and water issues, our International Development Week 2024 panel on ‘Navigating Gender and Water Challenges Globally’ seeks to shed light on initiatives taken by organizations and experts from across the globe. The gendered impact of lack of safe and
About the Event: Ahead of the sixty-eighth session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW68), five of our Youth Policy-Makers Hub (YPH) members have combined the diverse perspectives and suggestions of youth (ages 18-35) in the province of Ontario to present recommendations for engaging youth in discussions relating to poverty and financing, through
Join us for “International Development Week (2024)”, an annual event organized by the International Development Postgraduate Program of The Business School at Centennial College. The event will be held in-person on Monday, February 5, from 9:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and Tuesday, February 6, from 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at Centennial’s Event Centre.
Aga Khan Foundation Canada is pleased to invite you to join an enlightening edition of our book club series, Global Reads, on November 27. We are thrilled to have Naheed Nenshi, former mayor of Calgary, as our lead discussant, alongside the distinguished author of Innovation In Real Places – Strategies for Prosperity in an Unforgiving World, Dan Breznitz.
As changemakers and emerging leaders, youth are increasingly seeking opportunities to learn and develop the skills needed to address the global climate crisis and confront related injustices. In anticipation of the 28th Conference of the Parties (COP28) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), AKFC is convening a session on youth climate
OCIC’s Youth Policy Makers Hub (YPH) would like to invite you to our upcoming Policy Matter’s session on Canada’s Feminist International Assistance Policy, with a focus on Action Area 3: Growth that works for everyone, on November 6, 2023, from 6:00pm – 7:30pm ET. We are honoured to have Ian Thomson (he/him), Manager of Policy
Ottawa Report Launch: Lancet Commission on Peaceful Societies through Health Equity and Gender Equality
Join AKFC, in partnership with Canada’s International Development Research Centre and the Norman Paterson School of International Affairs at Carleton University, for the Ottawa launch of the Lancet Commission’s report on “Peaceful Societies through Health Equity and Gender Equality”. Some of the report’s authors, partners, and field experts will join us to discuss the research