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    If you’re looking to get involved, now is the time. Whether you’re interested in sustainable development, social justice, or other issues facing us globally and locally, check our calendar for events happening near you. Do you have an event that you would like to share with the ACIC community? Please share! Although many of our events are posted in English, feel free to post events in both official languages (French and English).

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    Please note, the events posted on this page do not necessarily reflect the opinion or positions of ACIC. The purpose of this page is to simply share information with the public.


    Saturday
    Feb112017

    Hive Mind: Engaging the Public for the Greater Good

    Hive Mind: Engaging the Public for the Greater Good

    Sign up now: http://bit.ly/2fcZZZZ. Next Learning conhort starts in March.

    Hive Mind: Engaging the Public for the Greater Good is designed as an introductory course for practitioners who would like to explore the key concepts of public engagement, boost their ability to connect with stakeholders in their communities and learn how to build effective partnerships. The course will provide practical tools for animating the community and connecting with your target audience, with a special focus on reaching students and youth.

    This course on public engagement has much to offer as an overview for folks who are new to the sector and those looking to reconnect with the concepts that underpin their work, as well as students passionate about social change and teachers trying to inspire their students to become global citizens. Everything is designed in layers, so there is plenty to delve into if you want to learn more!

    Hive Mind: Engaging the Public for the Greater Good is a flexible, go at your own pace, online program that takes roughly 20 hours to complete. A certificate is offered upon course completion.

    Brought to you by the ICN – the creators of the Global Hive

    Sign up here: http://bit.ly/2fcZZZZ

    First cohort starts January 15, 2017.

    Learning objectives include:

    • Creating and putting your organization’s Theory of Change into practice;
    • Exploring best practices for youth engagement (19-30);
    • Creating learning environments that, by design, foster engagement and build global citizenship in schools, places of employment and across communities;
    • Using tools to assess how potential partners and partnerships may align with your organization's goals and needs;
    • And more!

    For more information, contact Krista Dinsmore at icn.rcc@bccic.ca.

    Programme de formation national - messages promotionnels. Une ruche qui bourdonne: l'engagement du public au service du bien commun Aperçu du cours: Une ruche qui bourdonne: l'engagement du public au service du bien commun. Inscrivez-vous dès maintenant: http://bit.ly/2fcZZZZ

    Friday
    Feb242017

    National Fair Trade Conference 2017: Learn. Share. Connect. 

    National Fair Trade Conference 2017: Learn. Share. Connect. is nearly upon us, and we’d love to see you there!

    When: February 24, 25 & 26, 2017
    Where: World Trade & Convention Centre, Halifax Nova Scotia
    Accommodation: The Prince George Hotel

    Keynotes:

    • Gavin Fridell, Canada Research Chair in International Development Studies
    • James Mwai, Director of Policy, Research and Advocacy, Fairtrade Africa
    • Andres Gonzalez Aguilera, Co-operativa Manduvira, Paraguay

    Three keynotes plus 27 sessions, and 2 evening events lined up, which should make for a fun and exciting three days. Full details are online at http://cftn.ca/conference

    If you have any questions, concerns, needs or wants, please be in touch, as we’ll do what we can to ensure that you can make it!

    Monday
    Feb272017

    TREEvia Night in Fredericton

    TREEvia Night is back! Test your knowledge of New Brunswick's trees and rivers, renewable energy and other topics while supporting climate action, forest conservation and freshwater protection in the province. All proceeds go to the Conservation Council of New Brunswick and Falls Brook Centre. When: Monday, Feb. 27 at 6:00pm. Where: Unplugged Cafe, 418 Queen St., Fredericton. $5/person. Come with a team or come solo and we'll find you teammates. Register at the door or by email at forest@conservationcouncil.ca. https://www.facebook.com/events/1017912015009248/

    Tuesday
    Feb282017

    Ethical Partnerships- NL workshop

    Where: Council Chamber Room UC 2001, University Centre, St. John's Campus, MUN
    When
    : Tues. Feb. 28, 9am- 5pm
    Who
    : partnerships among universities non-profits, industry, government, university departments
    RSVP
    : by Feb. 24 to janelle@acic-caci.org with any food requirements
    Cost: $25 for Members, $50 for non-profits, lunch and snacks provide. Certificate of one-day Partnership Brokers Association training will be provided at completion of workshop.

    ACIC is pleased to partner with Partnership Broker Association (PBA) to provide a one-day workshop on Ethical Partnership. See promo poster here.

    See full details here: http://bit.ly/ACICtrainings

    Saturday
    Mar112017

    International Women's Day

    What: The event will include dancing, drumming, singing and a chance to support access to water for women in Burundi. See more details here http://mutcho.online/solidarity-africa/.

    Where: 500 Larry Uteck Boulevard, Bedford

    When: Sat. March 11, 2017 2-6pm

    Tickets: $20 at the door