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Posted August 20th 2014
The Community Solidarity Fund provides funding to Manitoba not-for-profit, community-based groups involved in development projects overseas. The fund is available to non-member and MCIC affiliate members and provides another way to help Manitobans work together with partners around the world.
Posted July 25th 2014
The Global Citizenship Award recognizes Grade 12 students who have engaged in meaningful global citizenship activities aimed at making a more just and sustainable world. We recognize global citizens who understand that their actions make a difference, here and around the world and act as leaders in making positive change.
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).
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.