Posted January 31st 2014
February 2-8, 2014 is International Development Week (IDW). The theme for this year is We Are Making A Difference.
The Manitoba Council for International Cooperation (MCIC) has produced eight video profiles of groups of Manitobans who are contributing their time and effort in the areas of international development and social justice issues to make a difference in our world. MCIC is profiling a wide range of Manitoba groups, organizations and towns who demonstrate that all across the province, people are working together to create a better world for all. These actions include Manitoba towns receiving official Fair Trade Town status, high schools supporting development projects at home and abroad, a credit union supporting social equity and Fair Trade, Canadian development organizations with projects that empower women and girls in the developing world and much more. Click here to watch these videos and to enter a contest to win Fair Trade chocolate for a year (a value of $260).
MCIC is Hiring a Program Coordinator Posted January 3rd 2014
MCIC is looking to hire a full time Program Coordinator.
Reporting to the Executive Director, the Program Coordinator is an integral part of the MCIC staff team. The Program Coordinator is primarily responsible for overseeing the planning, implementing and progress monitoring of MCIC’s programs, preparing proposals and reports for funding agencies. The Program Coordinator will also assist in the administration of the Manitoba Government Matching Grant Program.
For more information and to apply, visit MCIC’s Opportunities page.
Deadline for applications is January 20, 2014.
Government of Manitoba provides $200,000 for Philippines in the wake of Typhoon Haiyan Posted November 12th 2013
The Government of Manitoba is lending support to the Philippines as it attempts to recover from the devastating effects of Typhoon Haiyan.
On November 9, 2013 Premier Greg Selinger pledged $100,000 to the Manitoba Council for International Cooperation (MCIC) to support relief and reconstruction in the region. Premier Selinger also pledged an additional $100,000 on November 12, 2013 to help the recovery process, bringing the total to $200,000. MCIC will distribute the money to its member agencies working in the area, through the Relief and Rehabilitation Fund.
Global Justice Spoken Word project for Manitoba High School students Posted November 11th 2013
Are you interested in social justice and the arts?
MCIC invites high school students from Manitoba to apply for a global justice spoken word project.
High school students with experience in spoken word (or related skills, like drama, poetry or hip hop) and an interest in social justice are invited to apply to the “We Are Making a Difference” project.