Submissions open until 30 January 2019. Apply now!
The winners are announced at a special Awards Ceremony held at the Global Festival of Action for Sustainable Development in Bonn, Germany (2-4 May 2019), and their initiatives and projects are highlighted throughout the yea
YCWBOL 2019 – Young Canada Works in Both Official Languages
Job Posting – Director of Innovation, FIT
As part of the ICN, the Manitoba Council for International Cooperation (MCIC) supports,
connects, and amplifies the work of our members and partners, directly engaging and
collaborating with Manitobans for global sustainability. As a coordinating structure, we promote
public awareness of international issues, foster member interaction, and administer funds for
MCIC, on behalf of the Inter-Council Network, is launching an innovation initiative named FIT –
Fund for Innovation and Transformation/Fond pour l’innovation et la transformation, to test
innovative solutions to development challenges. Its purpose is to advance the effective use of
and learn from innovative solutions that will improve the lives, equality and empowerment of
women and girls, their families and communities in the Global South.
ICN is seeking a qualified and experienced bilingual individual to join this exciting new initiative
in the role of Director of Innovation.
Reporting to the Executive Director of MCIC, the Director of Innovation, Fund for Innovation
and Transformation (FIT) will oversee an effective staff team of up to 8 that will be responsible
for the successful development, implementation and management of the FIT program. In
addition to reviewing and evaluating proposals, disbursing funds, and monitoring, evaluating
and reporting on progress of projects, this position will be a spokesperson for innovation and
transformation and will cultivate meaningful relationships and share knowledge and learnings
with internal and external stakeholders.
This is a full-time bilingual position based in Winnipeg, Manitoba for a term of up to five (5)
years. Regular domestic and international travel will be required.
Salary: $76,000-$82,000 plus benefits
Application Deadline: January 16, 2019
Start Date: As soon as possible
Please submit a cover letter and resume by email to firstname.lastname@example.org by January 16, 2019. Please indicate in the subject line the title of the position you are applying for.
Canada’s Partnership for Gender Equality – Request for Expressions of Interest
Call for Proposals: Dismantling Barriers and Improving the Quality of Education for Women and Girls in Fragile, Conflict and Crisis Situations
Development Canada is looking to support a sustainable development approach to increasing access and reducing barriers to quality education for women and girls in fragile, conflict and crisis situations, including in refugee-hosting countries. Have an idea?
You can submit your proposal through the Partners@International portal before 12 p.m. (noon) Eastern Time on Wednesday, February 13, 2019.
Complete guidelines available here.
Have your say on Canada’s 2019-2022 Federal Sustainable Development Strategy
The Sustainable Development Office of Canada has released their draft 2019 to 2022 Federal Sustainable Development Strategy (the Strategy) for public consultation until April 2, 2019. The previous strategy was shaped by consultations and we encourage you to review this new draft and help us improve it. We have also just released the 2018 Progress Report, which tracks progress toward the 25 sustainable development targets set out in the 2016–2019 Strategy.
You are invited to share your views on the Strategy by:
- Submitting comments through the sortable online version of the draft Strategy using the comment boxes
- Replying to our posts on Facebook and Twitter, following the hashtag #SustDev
- Emailing your comments to email@example.com
- Writing to our office at:
Sustainable Development Office
200 Sacré-Coeur Boulevard, 7th floor
Gatineau, Quebec, K1A 0H3
- Visiting our interactive consultation website Get Involved to join in on the conversation about sustainability
You can learn more about the Strategy by participating in a webinar on Tuesday, December 11th . Register here.
International Financial Institutions (IFI) Bootcamp 2019
This interactive workshop will provide practical strategies on how to pursue opportunities in developing countries and emerging markets that is financed by international financial institutions (IFIs) like the World Bank, Asian Development Bank, Inter-American Development Bank and others.
For more information and to register for this event visit goo.gl/ijbEML
Next year is the “United Nations International Year of Indigenous Languages”. In order to commemorate the importance of indigenous languages and actions and measures taken to preserve them, UNESCO has launched a website.
“The website will contribute to raising the awareness about this International Year and about the urgent need to preserve, revitalize and promote indigenous languages around the world.”
Check it out and become a part of this important initiative:https://en.iyil2019.org
Useful tool for women!
Save the date!
A free mobile app to discover the #SDGs and promote sustainable actions through pictures and video sharing. If you’re a fan of the #GlobalGoals, you have to check it out! Mapting will connect you to Sustainable Development Goals movers-and-shakers around the world. Share the good things happening in your community, and improve your knowledge.
Even though International Women’s Day 2018 is over, work towards achieving gender equality continues. Join the Manitoba Council for International Cooperation in using the hashtag #HerVoice to amplify the voices and contributions of all women all the time.