Our Vision and Mission

Manitobans assemble at the Millennium Library in Winnipeg to kick-off the Fair Trade One-Month Challenge, where participants choose to consume only fair trade brands of coffee, tea and chocolate for 30 days. Photo: Dustin Leader

Manitobans assemble at the Millennium Library in Winnipeg to kick-off the Fair Trade One-Month Challenge, where participants choose to consume only fair trade brands of coffee, tea and chocolate for 30 days. Photo: Dustin Leader

Vision: A Just World

Mission:

MCIC supports, connects and amplifies the work of our members and partners. We directly engage and collaborate with Manitobans for global sustainability.

Strategic Directions

 

Strategic Plan 2018-2023

MCIC’s Strategic Plan was developed based on a consultation process that engaged member organizations, external stakeholders, board members and staff.

The input of these stakeholders significantly informed the strategic plan and will guide our operations until 2023. Our work will continue to be grounded by the Istanbul Principles and support the Sustainable Development Goals.

 

 

Connect

Support connections and capacity development in members and partners for greater impact.

  • Provide valued resources for members and other partners
  • Contribute to local, provincial and national networks
  • Generate and share good practices and lessons learned

 

Engage

Engage the public to be active global citizens.

  • Facilitate youth and educator engagement in active global citizenship
  • Engage Manitobans in fair trade learning and action
  • Facilitate global citizenship learning events for Manitobans
  • Collaborate with other organizations for public engagement
  • Enhance the profile and amplify the work of MCIC and its members and partners

 

Support

Support international cooperation through funding.

  • Retain provincial and federal government support for international development projects
  • Distribute funds to international projects that are aligned with our development principles
  • Diversify funding sources for international cooperation, when possible

 

Strengthen

Maintain and strengthen organizational wellness.

  • Maintain diverse, engaged and effective board and committees
  • Maintain diverse and engaged staff team in a positive and supportive workplace
  • Maintain effective and efficient operational processes
  • Navigate organizational change and individual learning

 

Our Funders

We gratefully acknowledge the organizations and individuals who support our work:

  • The Government of Canada: Global Affairs Canada
  • The Government of Manitoba: Executive Council; Manitoba Education and Training
  • Our members