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ACIC Symposium 2023

Public Engagement, Youth

Register by October 15, 2023

Join us for ACIC Symposium 2023 'Cost of Change: Championing Social Justice, Health and Well-Being For All and explore the web of factors that shape our society, and the role money and resources play in both creating disparities and elevating poverty in the world. Registration for the Symposium is now open! The Symposium will be hosted in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island on October 27 & 28, 2023.

Organizational Members Public Engagement Fund 2024


December 20, 2023

Want to highlight the important and good work your organization does around in communities around the world during International Development Week 2024? Want to engage Atlantic Canadians in development issues and involve them in the impact / development sector? Apply for the Members’ Public Engagement Fund and receive up to $1500 per project to test and carry out your innovative public engagement idea. Deadline: Wednesday, December 20


Youth, Partners

Participant applications will be accepted until all spots are full

The Photvoices Program empowers youth to share the narratives they want to tell through photos. Through the program, Atlantic Canadian youth and youth from the Global South use photos to share their stories, build skills, explore various topics related to social justice, learn from local and global experts.

Symposium Youth Stream 2023


Application deadline: October 15, 2023

18-29 years old? Attend the ACIC Symposium as part of our Youth Stream. As part of this opportunity, youth can connect with their peers and professionals working in the field of international cooperation, engage in networking opportunities, as well as learn about topics related to the symposium theme, all while reflecting on how this work impacts communities at the local and global levels.

Professional Practice Workshop 2024


Apply by March 15, 2024

ACIC Professional Practice Workshop invites post-secondary students in social justice, community development, and global solidarity (or similar fields) to participate in a knowledge and skill development workshop on March 16, 2024. The workshop will bridge the gap between knowledge and action by engaging students to foster skills, access resources, and build their knowledge around global issues, helping to build confidence to engage on these issues with their local communities.

Global Citizenship Certificate 2024


Application deadline is February 11, 2024

The Global Citizenship Certificate encourages youth to explore connections to their local and international communities and empowers young people to act as effective global citizens. Through virtual workshops, volunteer placement, advocacy projects, and connecting with other youth from across the Atlantic, youth will learn and practice being effective global citizens.

Shirley Case Leadership Awards 2023


Nominate By Sunday, October 15th, 2023

Know a young changemaker engaged in development and / or the international cooperations sector who embodies the spirit of global cooperation and had notable impact in a short period of time? Nominate them for the 2023 Shirley Case Leadership Award. The Award will be presented at the ACIC Annual Symposium being held October 27-28th, 2023 at Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island.

Individual Members' Public Engagement Fund


Applications accepted through the year. We encourage you to apply early.

Access the Individual Members' Public Engagement Fund to support your involvement in training and educational activities related to advancing Gender Equality or the Sustainable Development Goals.

Global Citizenship Youth Conference 2023


Applications for this are now closed. Next year's applications will open in May 2024.

The Global Citizenship Youth Conference is a space for youth (aged 15-17) to discuss, learn about and take action on global issues. Hosted by the Atlantic Council for International Cooperation, participants spent three days (July 13-16, 2023) at the Tatamagouche Centre in Tatamagouche, Nova Scotia.

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