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Posted February 10th 2015
The Fair Trade Challenge is going to be a blast! Beginning on Valentine’s Day (February 14) and concluding on March 15, the Fair Trade Challenge still promotes consumer choice and inspires ethical purchasing. The build-up and promotion of this campaign will encourage participants to consider the producer behind their Valentine’s Day treats. This year’s participants will be asked to be creative with how to effectively confront normative purchasing practices.
Posted February 5th 2015
February 5, 2015 – The Honourable Christian Paradis, Minister of International Development and La Francophonie, will deliver remarks at an event hosted by the Federation of Canadian Municipalities, l’Union des municipalités du Québec, and the city of Montréal.
This event will highlight the important role of municipalities in international development.
Posted February 1st 2015
The Honourable Christian Paradis, Minister of International Development and La Francophonie, today helped launch International Development Week (IDW), which will take place from February 1 to 7, 2015. The Minister noted that this year marks the 25th anniversary of this annual event, which aims to raise awareness of international development issues, and invited Canadians to take part in one of the many activities taking place across the country.
Posted January 22nd 2015
Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada (DFATD) invites you to learn about International Development Week and encourages everyone to participate!