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Mobilizing Canada for the Climate Emergency with Seth Klein 2021 Dr. Richard B. Splane Lecture in Social Policy

Join the United Nations Association in Canada – Vancouver Branch, the UBC School of Social Work and the Liu Institute for Global Issues at the UBC School of Public Policy and Global Affairs for a discussion on mobilizing Canada for the climate emergency with Seth Klein, founding British Columbia Director of the Canadian Centre for …

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‘Choose to Challenge’ Youth Virtual Panel Event

Register Here The 2021 International Women’s Day campaign theme is ‘Choose to Challenge,' referring to individuals choosing to challenge and call out gender bias and inequality. The University of the Fraser Valley (UFV), in partnership with the British Columbia Council for International Cooperation (BCCIC), will host a webinar on this theme.This webinar will include youth …

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Webinar Series – Climate Proofing Society III: Climate Justice and the Paris Agreement: Where it stands and what is at stake

Climate change is an immense global justice issue as it causes disproportionately greater harm to the world’s vulnerable populations who often bear least responsibility for its causes. These include small island and developing states; subsistence farmers; youth; poor and marginalized communities; informal workers; Indigenous peoples; and communities in regions already prone to drought and extreme …

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Groundtruths: Amplifying the voices of Afghan women and girls

This event is part of our 'Groundtruths' series. CW4WAfghan will offer insights into the current situation in Afghanistan in the context of stalled peace talks and the continued need to press for women’s meaningful participation in peacebuilding, at a time of escalating violence. Advances in women’s rights and work towards SDGs have been substantial in …

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Launch Event: Digital Public Engagement Toolkit, Research & Findings

The British Columbia Council for International Cooperation (BCCIC) will launch its latest publication, Digital Public Engagement Toolkit: Fostering Global Citizenship and Solidarity, on June 9, 2021. BCCIC worked with a youth researcher to create this toolkit for its members and partners working in international cooperation across Canada. It is intended to be a useful, informative …

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Feminist Youth Will Not be Left Behind: Decolonizing and re-imagining the Leave No One Behind (LNOB) pledge of the 2030 Agenda

This is a Paris Generation Equality Forum side event, taking place at 4:40am PT / 1:40pm CEST. Register via the Paris Generation Equality Forum Website The ‘Leave No One Behind’ (LNOB) pledge was adopted as a cross-cutting theme of the SDGs, in order to promote the universality of the goals and caution against growth that …

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The Hidden Life of Trees

A walk in the woods will never be the same after watching the film, The Hidden Life of Trees (83 min), being co-presented by World Community and the Comox Valley Land Trust.   Based on forester Peter Wohlleben’s bestselling book The Hidden Life of Trees, the film follows Wohlleben through forests in Europe and BC as he contends that …

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Voices for Hope: A Benefit Concert for Women in Afghanistan

The Cultch Historic Theatre 1895 Venables St, Vancouver, BC

Featuring two incredible performances, you can attend the Voices for Hope benefit concert in-person or from the comfort of your home. 100% of proceeds from tickets sales, both in-person and virtual, go towards supporting human rights of Afghan women and girls through access to education, and responding to the humanitarian crisis in Afghanistan by supporting …

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