The Global Goals for Sustainable Development

Press Releases

  • Money from Manitoba Helps Typhoon Victims

    Released on November 16th 2009

    The Manitoba Government’s $100,000 grant to the Manitoba Council for International Cooperation (MCIC) is helping thousands of victims of Typhoon Ketsana get their lives back on track by providing them with shelter, food and basic necessities. (read more)

  • Manitobans Trick-or-Treat in Reverse for Fair Trade

    Released on November 5th 2009

    On October 31, those giving out candy could get a little something in return. To raise awareness on the benefits of fair trade, hundreds of Manitobans are going door to door this Halloween to distribute information and samples of fair trade chocolate. (read more)

  • Director Jonathan Walls Visits Winnipeg

    Released on October 20th 2009

    Winnipeg’s seventh annual Global Justice Film Festival will begin November 6 with a man who believes in the universal power of music and its ability to inspire peace.

    Jonathan Walls, co-director of the documentary Playing for change: Peace Through Music, will speak at the Winnipeg Art Gallery at the showing of his groundbreaking documentary. (read more)

  • Global Justice Film Festival

    Released on October 20th 2009

    Winnipeg’s seventh annual Global Justice Film Festival will showcase films from around the world in an effort to inspire Manitobans to take action on global issues. (read more)

  • Manitobans Donate More than Ever Before

    Released on July 13th 2009

    Last year, Manitobans donated more for international development than ever before. In 2009, MCIC member agencies reported they raised over $23 million for their international work. This is a $3 million increase from 2008. It was also announced this year that the Government of Manitoba will increase its annual international development grant from $750,000 to $1 million. (read more)