Our flagship International Development Week initiative Develop What? is a curated playlist of podcast episodes that explore social justice, decolonization, climate justice and all things international development. We specifically curated it for folks that are interested in learning more about these topics, and highly recommend it for those working in
Recommended reads on global issues, pathways to addressing them, and our role in it all. Our 2024 Booklist weaves an intricate tapestry of stories, knowledge, and perspectives that will captivate individuals interested in social justice, decolonization, solidarity, feminism, human rights, and global citizenship.
A fireside chat with an expert panel on the ethics of volunteering in international development. Panelists offer practical tips, advice and diverse insights on how Canadians can advance justice, equality, decolonization, feminism, and other values Canadians hold dear.
Joined by humanitarian organizations responding to conflicts in war-torn regions of the world, this recording aims to raise awareness and foster a deeper understanding of the complexities of conflicts, the dire need for action, and the tireless efforts of humanitarian organizations.
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. The report was produced for Canadian decision-makers in advance of planned high-level global Sustainable Development Goals gatherings at the UN Headquarters.
The call to transform the power balance in development cooperation is growing ever louder. But much of the practices, language, frameworks (e.g. RBM) and power of monitoring, evaluation and learning (MEL) is rooted in the global North, far away from communities that development cooperation and assistance seeks to ally with
Two Tanzanian activists working to advance Indigenous Peoples’ rights and priorities joined us to share details about their work, the issues faced by the Maasai communities they work with, and progress being made to address them.
Our International Development Week 2023 kick off event explored women’s lived realities and leadership in the intersecting areas of food security, gender equality, the climate crisis and peace in different regions of the world.
How have the climate crisis and food insecurity (the former significantly exacerbating the latter) affected gender equality
We’re Back With Another Playlist!
Our Spotify podcast playlist is back by popular demand! We’ve curated a list of podcast episodes for newbies and seasoned development practitioners alike looking to learn more about, or challenge their thinking on decolonization, gender justice, international cooperation and the work being done to create
British Columbians’ Perspectives and Engagement on Global Issues in Light of COVID-19 | Audio & Presentation
The COVID-19 pandemic has presented immense challenges and injustices, while also highlighting acts of resilience and possibilities to transition to a more social and environmentally just society. This context of challenge and possibility has led to new and renewed questions around how to navigate these times to promote a just,