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.

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 Stories & Updates

Lake Chad has become synonymous with climate change. We explore local communities adaptive strategies and highlight a local initiative addressing the interconnected ecological, social and peace-building challenges of the region.

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BCCIC’s second podcast playlist is out now! Listen to (un)learn and (re)think about international development, global cooperation, social justice and decolonization. For newbies and experts alike.

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Artists are uniquely positioned to foster thought and discussion on global issues. We’re spotlighting 10 artists and arts-based initiatives engaging publics on social justice issues and inviting them to be part of the change in their own communities.

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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.