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  • Webinar: Showing Your Impact on the SDGs 

    In response to member demand we are happy to announce that BCCIC will be holding a webinar on how to link your work to the Sustainable Development Goals through both your monitoring and evaluation approach, and impact reporting. The webinar – Showing Your Impact on the SDGs – will take place on Wednesday April 11th from 10am to 11.30am […]

  • Open Call for Youth to Sit on COP24 Delegate Selection Committee

    Open Call for Youth to Sit on COP24 Delegate Selection Committee The British Columbia Council for International Cooperation (BCCIC) is putting out an immediate, time-bound call for BC youth to step forward to form a youth delegation selection committee. The committee will be formed to select 6 youth delegates to the United Nations Climate Change […]

  • The “SDG Wave” in the Central Okanagan

    In this article, Rosalind Warner of Global Empowerment Coalition of the Central Okanagan (GECCO) surveys the past, present and future ways that the Central Okanagan region is engaging with global issues and forging new pathways toward sustainability. The Okanagan Backdrop People often think of the Okanagan Valley as a place to ‘get away from it […]

  • Job Posting: President-CEO – Canadian Council for International Cooperation

    The Canadian Council for International Co-operation (the Council) is looking for a new President-CEO to lead Canada’s preeminent coalition of voluntary organizations working globally to end poverty, promote social justice, and achieve sustainable human development. As CCIC celebrates its 50th year anniversary, establishes a new five-year strategic plan and enjoys an unprecedented level of support […]

  • Volunteer with Shanti Uganda – Events Committee

    Volunteer with Shanti Uganda on the Events Committee The Shanti Uganda Society began with a vision to unite traditional birthing practices with modern best practices and provide birth education in communities impacted by war, poverty and HIV/AIDS in Uganda. Please view the posting for more information , contact info@shantiuganda.org with any questions.

  • How do we Fund the Global Goals? | Special BCCIC Web-Panel Feb 27

      The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs or Global Goals) are the most comprehensive and ambitious goals that the world has ever collectively decided upon for development.  Confirmed in 2015, the 17 goals are universal, indivisible, aspirational, and transformative. They span issues from poverty, health, and water, to climate action, peace and partnerships. Governments of the […]

  • Workshop: Taking a Human Rights Based Approach – Mar 21-22

    What is a Human Rights Based Approach (HRBA)? A human rights-based approach is a conceptual framework for the process of human development that is normatively based on international human rights standards and operationally directed to promoting and protecting human rights. (Definition by Unicef) A rights-based approach to development is an approach to development promoted by many development agencies and non-governmental organizations (NGOs) to achieve […]

  • Global Partnerships for the Global Goals

    The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs or “global goals”) are a tool for global partnerships that can build a more just and equitable world. Every year since their inception in 2015, the countries of the world have come together at the UN High Level Political Forum (HLPF) to measure their progress on the goals, connect on […]

  • The Network – a Web of Partnerships

    The Network What exactly is a network and what does it do? This is a central question for BCCIC which is itself a network and is part of other networks. A network is simply a group of interconnected people or things – in the case of BCCIC we are a network of individuals and organizations […]

  • Youth Take the Reins on Climate Change – COP 24 Online Presentation

    BCCIC Youth Delegation Online Presentation Thursday Feb 8, 11:30am-12:30pm PST Join the Online Presentation: https://meetings.businessconnect.telus.com/j/1434700076 Climate change is an issue of particular importance and urgency to the young people of our world – for after all, the effects of a changing climate will intensify into the future. In  November 2017, BCCIC partnered with 7 young people […]