The British Columbia Council for International Cooperation (BCCIC) is a coalition of international development organizations. Through relationship-building with other networks, BCCIC works toward its goal of achieving sustainable global development in a peaceful and healthy environment with social justice, human dignity and participation for all.

Every year, Canadians come together to learn, engage, and mobilize on justice and equity as global citizens during International Development Week (IDW). IDW 2024 is coming up on February 4-10, and BCCIC has lots in store. Access BCCIC’s IDW events and resources, such as delicious recipes, podcast recommendations and more here

Working Together

BCCIC consists of a dynamic network of 60 organizations, community groups, social purpose businesses, academic institutions and individuals working to achieve sustainable development across the globe. BCCIC members work hand in hand with over 455 partners around the world to advance human rights, social justice and climate action. It’s through our collective efforts as a coalition that we are able to create and sustain impact.

What Guides Our Work

Our approach is one of collective impact, recognizing that members, communities and partners in Canada and in countries around the world have experience and knowledge on where they stand and where they wish to go. Connecting knowledge among our membership and with the broader environment, allies and networks is a large part of the work we carry out.

Our Strategic Directions

Connecting Voices: People to People, People with People

Rethinking Cooperation: Unlearning & Relearning as a Continuous,
Dynamic Process

Supporting Members’ Organizational Capacity

Featured Updates

A report sharing the knowledge generated at the BC regional gathering of the Together|Ensemble Conference, Canada’s national conference devoted to tracking progress on the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals.

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This recorded webinar, hosted by BCCIC, features practices, tools, tips and lessons learned that can inform your own MEL practices, as well as provide input on gaps and opportunities of feminist and decolonial approaches to MEL.

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Before the holiday break, BCCIC co-organized a meeting with Global Affairs Canada whereby members of our network with Minister Hussen and Assistant Deputy Minister Patricia Peña in Vancouver. Want to access opportunities like this to get involved in global cooperation?

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International development organizations and others within the BCCIC network always have things on the go that are accessible to the general public, such as events, training offerings, educational opportunities, job and volunteer postings, and more.