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A monthly electronic bulletin containing highlights of breaking news, upcoming events and other updates of interest to CCIC members.


Flash! March 2017

Budget 2017 – Where do we go from here?, What we heard and what we should do now, Leader’s Forum – Canada 150 & Beyond : Looking Back, Moving Forward, Islamic Relief Canada, and much more


Flash! February 2017

Trump’s impact on global development,Mobilization around Budget 2017, Next Generation - Collaboration for development, SOCODEVI, and much more


Flash! January 2017

Top 10 reasons why I expect the Trudeau government to increase Canadian aid in Budget 2017, Public Policy Activities and Canada’s Global Development Sector, Mapping who's doing research on international development, WaterAid Canada, and much more


Flash! November-December 2016

Is development effectiveness still relevant in 2016?, Government releases "What we heard" in the IAR; CCIC responds with "In our own words", Report of the Standing Committee on countries of focus, CASID, and much more


Flash! October 2016

Modernizing the rules for charities: If not now, then when?, Modernizing official development assistance the focus at OECD, New ODA Accountability Act Report shows drop in aid figures, CFGB, and much more


Flash! September 2016

Canada is back on the global stage, What next on the International Assistance Review?, CCIC sets up Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) Reference Group, Countdown to Ministerial meeting on Development Effectiveness, ICAD, and much more

Flash! July-August 2016

Towards a Fairer, More Sustainable and Safer World - CCIC's IAR Submission, Global Affairs Canada funding trends to CSOs, OECD-DAC sets up high level panel on future of aid, CCIC and its members at The World Social Forum, SCIC, and much more



Flash! May-June 2016

Could there be a better way to spend the summer…?, Focus with purpose – CCIC presents to the Foreign Affairs Standing Committee, The outcomes of the World Humanitarian Summit, Canada to host next replenishment of Global Fund, SUCO, and much more


Flash! April 2016

A new policy and funding framework coming our way!, New OECD numbers signal Canada's back – but is it really?, Canadian aid becomes more transparent, Closing the loop on We Can Do Better 2015, Unifor, and much more


Flash! March 2016

How transformational is this new era for international development?, When it comes to our aid budget, Canada is back – but still far back, Tremendous success of CCIC Women Leaders' Forum!, World Humanitarian Summit, Canadian Red Cross, and much more


Flash! February 2016

2016: still feels like it's 2015!, 70 days until International Cooperation Days 2016!, PM Trudeau's first 100 days, Report of UN-SG for the World Humanitarian Summit, Oxfam Quebec, and much more


Flash! January 2016

Does size matter? Of course it does! And here are my top 4 reasons why, The end of political activities audit program, Shadow Ministerial Brief, Ministerial roundtable on humanitarian assistance, Farm Radio International, and much more


Flash! December 2015

Goodbye 2015 – a good year that has set the stage for an even greater one in 2016!


Flash! November 2015

Closing the loop on climate change, New look for Flash!, Engaging with a new government and new Ministers, Paris en décembre, Development and Peace, and much more


Flash! October 2015

New government, new opportunities!, How will Canada's next government situate Canada in the world?, Canadian AidMap – Coming soon!, Council of Canadians with Disabilities, and much more


Flash! September 2015

The Morning After: Canada and the new "Global Goals", It's official! We have a new set of global goals, Burundi in Turmoil: Implications for Peace and Democracy?, Canada World Youth, and much more


Flash! July-August 2015

One Step Closer to Transforming Our World, New organization to monitor multinationals and human rights, Last ODAAA Guidance Note Released, CoDev, and much more


Flash! May-June 2015

Universal development goals are a unique opportunity, Latest news on UN post-2015 process, DFATD Internal Review of 2008 Overhead Policy for Contribution Agreements, SOS Children's Villages, and much more


Flash! April 2015

Everybody's talking about it … Inequality!, Budget 2015, DFATD Consultation on Canada's priorities for the post-2015, New OECD number plus Cnd statistical report, Canadian Cooperatives Association, and much more


Flash! March 2015

Getting it right on the environment and climate is key to ensuring a sustainable future, Update on the UN process around post-2015, Launch of the Alternative Federal Budget report, Inter Pares, and much more


Flash! February 2015

How far have we come, baby?, We Can Do Better 2015 : Join our campaign!, New DFATD Partnership Policy for civil society received with enthusiasm, Amnesty International Canada, and much more


Flash! January 2015

Welcome to 2015 - a year that promises to be a game-changer both at home and abroad, The environment of civil society organizations in Canada remains a challenge, Global Partnership meets again to discuss evaluation of progress since Busan, WAP, and much more


Flash! November-December 2014

Looking back on 2014 and forward to 2015!, Substantial Call for proposals on MNCH, GPEDC members meet in the Republic of Korea, 15th Summit of La Francophonie, CECI, and much more


Flash! October 2014

Conference on volunteering – Peru, DFATD makes progress on aid transparency but others race ahead, No ombudsman for Canada just yet as Bill C-584 defeated, Post2015 work gaining traction but we need to #AimHigher2015, World Literacy Canada, and much more


Flash! September 2014

The UN General Assembly, Climate Change and the Post-2015 Agenda, Who Controls Natural Resources in Asia?, The dismantling of the North-South Institute, British Columbia Council for International Cooperation, and much more...


Flash! July-August 2014

And what a summit it was, it was….. (Part 2), DFATD Consultation on its Civil Society Partnership Policy, Open Working Group on Sustainable Development Goals ..., CCIC Brief on the Post-2015 Development Agenda and Canada's Priorities, and much more...


Flash! May-June 2014

And what a summit it was, it was….. (Part 1), Report calls on new strategic partnership between CSOs and DFATD, Notice from Industry Canada “transition now ... or risk dissolution”, World University Service of Canada and much more...


Flash! April 2014

Canada’s contribution to the HLM in Mexico, IYIP and IAYI renewed after intense mobilization, Mexico moves inclusive development agenda forward, Collaboration Santé Internationale and much more...


Flash! March 2014

About partnerships…., Constructive Engagement with the Minister’s Office, How are CSOs in Canada engaging the private sector?, Micronutrient Initiative and much more...


Flash! February 2014

Enabling environment for CSOs – a common agenda for charities and not-for-profits in Canada?, Bring a rights focus to your work and greater equity into your partnerships, Statement Expresses Concern Over Implications of the Canada-Honduras FTA, MiningWatch Canada and much more...


Flash! January 2014

Data transparency for greater accountability, Protect the Aid Budget, Valentine’s Day Campaign: Show your love for CCIC, Busy month(s) for aid transparency, Aga Khan Foundation Canada and much more...


Flash! November - December 2013

In search of coherence and effectiveness, Echoes from the CCIC Fall Conference, Trade at the expense of human rights?, Canada still absent in defining post-2015 agenda, Equitas and much more...


Flash! October 2013

Civil society organizations – a pillar for democracy in developing countries and in Canada, A Quebec equivalent of former CIDA?, Obama highlights increasing government restrictions on civil society, RESULTS Canada and much more...


Flash! September 2013

Needed: Canadian leadership for a better world, rethinking Canadian aid, WUSC is investing in emerging leaders, open government, open data, World Federalists Movement of Canada Member Profile and much more...


Flash! July-August 2013

Fast-paced fall agenda, Paradis replaces Fantino, transition to implementation – the DFATD merger, post-2015 discussions, IRC Member profile and much more...


Flash! May-June 2013

Adieu CIDA, Rochon replaces Biggs, Bill S-14 adopted, World Bank President in Ottawa, ACPD Member profile and much more...


Flash! April 2013
Meeting with Minister Fantino, relaunch of the Policy Advisory Group, news ways to participate at the CCIC Annual Forum and AGM, Project Ploughshares Member Profile and much more...


Flash! March 2013
Federal budget 2013 and the merger between CIDA and DFAIT, new blog on Aid and Development, profile of a coalition, upcoming Forum and AGM and much more....


Flash! February 2013
Two years with no general calls for proposals for Canadian CSOs, Post 2015 discussions, Right to Food report on Canada, MATCH International Member Profile, and much more....


Flash! January 2013
Donor approaches to engaging with the private sector, report on post-MDG conference, women's rights in Canadian policy, African Mining Vision, Alberta Council for Global Co-operation Member Profile, and much more...


Flash! December 2012
Year in Review, CSO Platform for Development Effectiveness Kenya meetings, Victoria International Development Education Association Member Profile, and much more...


Flash! November 2012
Istanbul Principles calendars launched, ODA Accountability Act Report to Parliament, resources from ACF Colloquium 2012, new APWG policy report on agrofuel, Christian Children's Fund of Canada Member Profile, and much more...


Flash! October 2012
Istanbul Principles case studies launched, transparency in Canada, human rights in Colombia and Guatemala, AQOCI Member Profile, and more...


Flash! September 2012
CCIC-CASID conference, Istanbul Principles icons, CIVICUS World Assembly, Plan Canada Member Profile, and more...


Flash! July-August 2012
New chapter in CSO-CIDA relations? Aid and Development Effectiveness meetings and consultations, new communications task force, and more...


Flash! May-June 2012
Role of the private sector in development, meetings with Olivier de Schutter, lead-up to Rio+20, Member Profile of L’ŒUVRE LÉGER, and more...

Flash! April 2012
What to expect from the CCIC AGM, Summit of the Americas, federal budget 2012, cuts to CIDA country programs, Member profile of Canadian Labour Congress, and more...

Flash! March 2012
Istanbul Principles workshops, CCIC launches Members' Space, Report on CIDA's CSO funding mechanism, Member Profile of Canadian Hunger Foundation, and more...


Flash! February 2012
APG travels to Colombia, CCIC Working Group on Women's Rights is re-launched, Member Profile of Oxfam Canada, and more...

Flash! January 2012
CCIC's holds member dialogue on CIDA sustainable economic growth strategy, Evaluation Reference Group meets, Member Profile of Canadian Physicians for Aid and Relief, and more...


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