One Solution: Gender Inequality in The Gambia written by Tijan Kuyateh, 2022 Youth Champion Situation of Girls' Education in The Gambia There are a host of crosscutting issues confronting women and girls in the Gambia—ranging from child marriage, female ... continue reading.
10 Key Takeaways from the Spur Change Results-based Management (RBM) 201 National Training Series
In collaboration with the provincial and regional councils for international cooperation, the Spur Change Program recently wrapped up a successful National Training Series focusing on Results-based Management (RBM) for Small and Medium Organizations (SMOs) across Canada. The training series kicked ... continue reading.
Interview with Tony Llorente, 2021 Youth Champion Program Alumni
An interview with Tony Llorente, 2021 Youth Champion Alumni My name is Tony Llorente, native to the miskito indigenous peoples. I am from the community of Tuburús, located in the Bosawas Biosphere Reserve – a protected rainforest known also as the “Lung of Central America”. I am currently ... continue reading.
Haruka Aoyama , 2021 Youth Champion Alumna Contributes to Shaping Nova Scotia’s Green Future
written by Haruka Aoyama, 2021 Youth Champion Alumna Haruka Aoyama joined the Spur Change Youth Champions Program in 2021 when she was looking for an opportunity to learn how to take meaningful and effective actions toward the UN Sustainable Development Goals. Haruka was born and raised in ... continue reading.
Honouring the Memory of 215 Lost Children
The Spur Change team was deeply sorrowed to hear of the discovery of 215 Indigenous children whose remains were found on the site of the former Kamloops Indian Residential School. Our sincere condolences to Tk’emlúps te Secwépemc First Nation and all Indigenous communities. Full ICN statement ... continue reading.
ICN Press Release : Response to Development Impact Window: Latest round of funding recipients announced
Halifax, NS (March 11, 2021) – On behalf of the Inter-Council Network (ICN), a coalition of the eight provincial and regional councils for international cooperation, representing over 350 members from coast to coast to coast, we would like to offer congratulations to the nineteen small and ... continue reading.