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Posted March 24th 2017
Several regions of Peru are in a state of emergency due to excessive rains caused by the El Niño phenomenon. The country has not seen rain like this since 1998, resulting in extreme flooding, the destruction of infrastructure, limited access to water, death, injury, and the destruction of homes and crops.
Posted March 22nd 2017
Budget 2017 lacks long-term strategy and undermines Canadian leadership in global sustainable development. Civil society calls for the Canadian government to put words into action and increase Canada’s international assistance envelope.
Posted February 20th 2017
On February 6, the Manitoba government proclaimed February 5 to 11 as International Development Week – joining a national initiative that encourages all Canadians to learn about and contribute to international cooperation.
In addition to this show of support for global cooperation, Premier Pallister announced that the province will continue to provide $1.2 million for the Manitoba Government Matching Grant Program in 2017-18.
Posted February 6th 2017
International Development Week is a national event that celebrates how Canadians are taking on global challenges, both at home and around the world. It’s a chance to inspire one another as we continue to work toward a more sustainable world for everyone,
This year’s theme, Leave No One Behind: Canada Contributes to Global Goals, recognizes our collective efforts and obligations to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals identified in the United Nations Agenda 2030.
Join MCIC as we celebrate Manitobans Working Together for the Global Goals and check out the following events taking place this week.