The Fund for Innovation and Transformation (FIT) is designed to support Canadian small and medium-sized organizations (SMOs) testing innovative solutions that advance gender equality in the Global South. FIT’s goal is to cultivate a working environment in which SMOs are empowered to experiment, fail, adapt and try again.
The Spur Change program is a 5-year initiative of the Inter-council Network (ICN), funded by Global Affairs Canada (GAC), aiming to increase the effectiveness of SMOs to deliver sustainable results in support of the Feminist International Assistance Policy and the Sustainable Development Goals; support educators in engaging school communities on global issues; and foster youth action on the Sustainable Development Goals.
Welcome to Around the World in SDGs, a podcast series by the Inter Council Network that explores the sustainable development goals through those on the ground researching, collaborating, creating solutions in meeting the goals.
Learn more about the 19 youth from coast to coast to coast who form the ICN Youth Delegation 2021. Due to the pandemic, ICN Youth Delegation initiative was reimagined as a granting program to facilitate youth and public engagement.
The Inter-Council Network, comprised of Canada’s eight Provincial and Regional Councils for International Cooperation, would like to express our deep sadness at the discovery of the remains of 215 Indigenous children, some as young as 3 years of age, at the site of the former Kamloops Indian Residential School in British Columbia. Read the complete statement here.
ICN hosted Global Affairs Canada, FIT and Spur Change for a webinar that explored the lessons learned from the recent Development Impact Window Call for Proposals for small and medium organizations (SMOs). Download the presentation slides here.
This blog highlights the learnings from the first ICNEngage webinar ‘Changing Context for Public Engagement and Global Citizenship Education.’ Watch the recording and read the blog here.
On January 21, ICN hosted the webinar Public Support for Canada’s Foreign Aid in the time of COVID-19. We discussed select research findings from a recent study by the University of Guelph on public support for aid. Watch the recording here.