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  • “Elbows Out” for Youth at the UN

    This blog was written collaboratively by Noni Nabors, Candy Lin, Kaila Borrelli, Katelyn Ling, Ariel Mishkin, & Landon Reeves – for the BCCIC Youth Delegation to the UN High-Level Political Forum Creating Space “We are not here to be the voice of those who do not have one, but we need to be the elbows […]

  • Measuring Up: How Does Canada Compare on Sustainable Development?

    Today, Canada presents a report to the United Nations that reviews the country’s progress on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), a set of 17 goals that aim to reduce poverty, address climate change, and build inclusive societies. Known as a Voluntary National Review (VNR), this report is the centerpiece of the global community’s accounting process […]

  • Senior Accountant – Justice Education Society

                                        CAREER OPPORTUNITY Position Title:                         Senior Accountant Location:                                Vancouver, BC Reports to:                              Finance Director ABOUT THE JUSTICE EDUCATION SOCIETY (JES) JES is a non–profit organization with over 25 years of experience providing public legal education and justice system capacity building in Canada and overseas. In Canada, JES helps British Columbians learn about our justice system, […]

  • Youth Storm the UN High Level Political Forum

    Today is day one of three for the twenty one youth attending the UN High Level Political Forum (HLPF) as part of the BC Council for International Cooperation Delegation. Aged 19-25, we are the largest youth delegation attending the UN for this forum, representing Canadian civil society from British Columbia, Canada. Over the past two […]

  • Greater Victoria BC 2030 – Summary Report

    Original posting on the Victoria Foundation website This report provides an overview of the Greater Victoria BC2030 meeting held on May 23, 2018.  It includes the main ideas that emerged from the group discussions, and suggests potential next steps for Greater Victorians who wish to remain engaged with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. As […]

  • Canadian BC Youth Head to United Nations for Sustainable Development Forum

    Press Release: Canadian Youth Head to United Nations for Sustainable Development Forum July 10, 2018 – A group representing BC civil society may be one of the largest non-government delegations at the United Nations this summer. The BC Council for Global Cooperation (BCCIC) is travelling as a team with 21 young people plus other leaders from […]

  • BCCIC Assesses Canada’s Progress on SDGs

    Original post from IISD website by NATHALIE RISSE, PH.D., Thematic Expert for 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development (Canada)  4 July 2018: An independent report from the British Columbia Council for International Cooperation (BCCIC) notes that Canada is currently not on track to implement the 2030 Agenda. The authors express encouragement, however, that the country has committed CAN$100 […]

  • GECCO Regional Coordinator

    GECCO Regional Coordinator The Global Empowerment Coalition of the Central Okanagan, is looking for an enthusiastic individual to fulfill the position of Regional Coordinator. This position is paid an hourly wage, and would require a time commitment of 20-40 hours a month, dependent on the organization’s event schedule. The Regional Coordinator candidate must be competent […]

  • SFU International Awards $10,000 at new DevLab Conference

    Simon Fraser University International recently awarded $10,000 at a conference where groups of people competed for proposed project funding. The conference was designed as a “DevLab,” short for “Development Lab” – a space where innovation derives from experimentation, and default practices are challenged to create novel approaches to Canada’s international development projects. During the span […]

  • BCCIC at the UN – High Level Political Forum 2018

    Written by Gurleen Grewal The United Nations High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF) In September 2015, 93 member states of the General Assembly of the United Nations adopted a resolution for a more inclusive, equitable, and prosperous world: the “Transforming our world: 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.” With this resolution member states, including Canada, […]