Canadians can be proud of our history of helping to build a safer, more just world. During International Development Week 2017 we celebrated the great partnerships through which Canada contributes to international development. In case you missed some of #IDW2017, watch this! [ Storify.com Link ]

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Canadians can be proud of our history of helping to build a safer, more just world. During International Development Week 2017 we celebrated the great partnerships through which Canada contributes to international development. In case you missed some of #IDW2017, watch this! [ T.co Link ]
Canadians can be proud of our history of helping to build a safer, more just world. During International Development Week 2017 we celebrated the great partnerships through which Canada contributes to international development. In case you missed some of #IDW2017, watch this! [ Storify.com Link ]

Aga Khan Foundation Canada
Alberta Council for Global Cooperation
Amref Health Africa -...
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“We must continue to respond to human suffering and instability brought on by crisis and disaster, including the hardships facing refugees and displaced populations.” – Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of International Development and La Francophonie (May 2016)
Check out this video on UNICEF ‘s efforts to ensure refugee children can go to school #WhyitMatters
LIVE NOW: FCM and City of Ottawa event on building inclusive communities #IDW2017 #WhyitMatters
“Empowering women and girls is essential for all other development goals. Why? Because educated women and girls tend to marry later, provide better health and nutrition for their families, and earn more income than women with little or no schooling. All of these issues are connected.” – Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of International Development and La Francophonie (September 2016)
Check out this video on why empowering women and girls is the way to a more just and prosperous world. #WhyitMatters
Canada announces five development projects to increase women’s access to sexual and reproductive health, protect the rights of child workers, increase access to education and improve women and children’s access to legal services in Haiti

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Watch this video on why Canada supports climate change resilience #IDW2017 #WhyitMatters
All these little victories: Min Bibeau reflects on international development #IDW2017 #WhyitMatters

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Bibeau: Why helping women is key to international aid and development - Canada News Centre

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International Development Week, under the theme « Leave no one behind: Canada contributes to global goals! » highlights Canadians’ role in international development, shares our stories and our successes and celebrates Canadian innovations for development. Minister Bibeau
Minister Bibeau to represent Canada in Haiti at the inauguration of President-Elect Jovenel Moïse and visit development projects

The Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of International Development and La Francophonie, announced today that she will be making a second visit to Haiti, from February 6 to 8, 2017.

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Minister Bibeau to represent Canada in Haiti at the inauguration of President-Elect Jovenel Moïse and visit development projects - Canada News Centre

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February 5-11 is International Development Week (IDW)! #IDW2017 highlights what Canada and Canadians are doing to make a better world. Learn more about how you can contribute to global development and #WhyitMatters. [ International.gc.ca Link ]
In January 2002, Canada joined the Global Fund to fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria. Since then, it has helped save 20 million lives. On September 16-17, 2016, Canada brought leaders from around the world together at the Fifth Replenishment Conference of the Global Fund in Montréal, Quebec and raised over $12.9 billion to support the Global Fund in ending these devastating epidemics by...
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For Non-Governmental Organisations: Canada is launching a call for preliminary proposals for projects to provide support to help Palestinian women and youth. This call will support projects allowing Palestinians to enter and succeed in the workplace. More specifically, the successful projects will aim to enhance the economic empowerment and increase the prosperity of low-income women and...
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