Download the 2018 International Forum App!

You don’t need to wait until next week to get involved at the Forum! Download the official 2018 WUSC and CECI International Forum app to get started today! You can use the event app to build your own personalized schedule, stay updated on event news, and connect with fellow participants. The app also features more information…

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Presenting the Young Journalists’ Global Podcast Challenge

As the world experiences new, old, and more complex global challenges, it’s important to dig deep to understand the issues, how they affect people, and how they connect to Canadians, because global challenges require global solutions. The Young Journalists’ Global Podcast Challenge, led by Farm Radio International, invited teams of young journalists to delve into…

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Session profile: What does Feminism mean for Global Development?

The world is experiencing unprecedented global challenges – including climate change, women’s rights, migration, and conflict – among others. Feminist perspectives can elucidate these challenges and bring to bear potential pathways forward. Feminism for whom and defined by whom? Not a simple question. The answer you have will undoubtedly depend on where you live in…

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2018 WUSC Alumni Award

The WUSC Alumni Award is presented each year to recognize the outstanding contributions of a member of the WUSC network. This individual demonstrates ongoing commitment to the WUSC values (inclusivity, sustainability, facilitation, integrity, and leadership) and our efforts to change the world through education, employment, and the empowerment of youth. Criteria The award is open…

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Call for Nominations – Rosario Demers and Women in Actions Awards

Rosario Demers Award Do you know a volunteer who is involved in one of CECI’s international cooperation programs, has demonstrated outstanding commitment and made a significant contribution to a CECI project? Nominate them for the Rosario Demers Award!   CECI strongly believes in the power of volunteer cooperation as a development tool. The commitment of…

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Register now for the 2018 WUSC and CECI International Forum

Registration is now open! Don’t miss out on early bird savings.   Deepening inequalities, forced displacement, climate change, and extremism are global challenges. They demand global solutions. Yet intensifying nationalism, xenophobia, and distrust of international cooperation are threatening our ability to collaborate across borders. How can we ensure we meet the scale of these complex…

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Call for Proposals is now open!

**NEW: Deadline extended to Friday, September 29, 2017** Interested in facilitating a session at the upcoming International Forum? This year, we are looking for interested candidates to submit a proposal with their ideas for an innovative and interactive 90-minute session to be presented at the forum. The call is open to individuals and organizations and…

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Save the Date

Save the Date! The next annual WUSC and CECI International Forum will be held in Ottawa from January 19 to 20, 2018. An event you won’t want to miss, the International Forum will bring together students, academics, and professionals with representatives of governments, civil society, and social movements to learn about and discuss current shifts…

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2017 International Forum: Record Attendance, Plenty of Inspiration!

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…

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