As part of the International Forum held in Montreal last January, CECI and WUSC welcomed Canadian women entrepreneurs from the food industry, all of whom source their products in developing countries. The following question was put to them: How can women transform the food industry for women? Hoping to share their experiences, the women gave […]
People. Profits. Planet. These three streams drew nearly 750 specialists, researchers, students, volunteers, government representatives and private sector actors involved in international development to the 2017 International Forum. More than twenty workshops set the stage for lively debates on current events and major issues in international development at this sixth annual event, jointly organized by […]
The Humber Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning is one of Canada’s leading postsecondary institutions, offering programs that emphasize a solid academic foundation and practical, hands-on learning. Humber develops broadly educated, highly skilled and adaptable citizens to be successful in careers that significantly contribute to the communities they serve – locally, nationally and globally. With […]
The University of Guelph is a leading Canadian post-secondary institution, renowned for being at the forefront of emerging trends in education and research, and for their commitment to global development. Research-intensive and learner-centred, University of Guelph campuses are known for their excellence in the arts and sciences, and for their commitment to developing exceptional thinkers […]
Around the world, economic growth is still considered by many to be the main driver of global development. In more fragile states, it is the leading strategy for reducing poverty. Yet, while the number of people below the poverty line has decreased in recent decades, inequality remains high and many people are still excluded from […]
1/ Many organizations are now using the “capacity building” approach, which differs in many ways from the one used by Jeffrey Sachs. In your opinion, does “capacity building” offer greater success? In many ways, our growing faith in “capacity building” is a result of the long history of failure in foreign aid. In a 2007 […]
One of the major highlights of the 2016 International Forum was, without a doubt, a conference given by Nina Munk. Her thought-provoking talk was a topic of much discussion at the event! Here is a recap. Tell us about your vision of international development on social media using #wuscceciforum! A little more than two years […]
Connect with a wide range of actors – including civil society members from the global South, young agents of change, representatives from the private sector, researchers and international development specialists – in discussions on some of the most pressing issues, challenges and solutions in international development at the International Forum. Learn more.