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  • Global Citizenship Youth Conference 2024

    Global Citizenship Youth Conference 2024 Applications will be accepted until all positions are filled. Apply soon, as spots go fast! 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 11-14, 2024) at the Tatamagouche Centre in Tatamagouche, Nova Scotia. Are you between the ages of 15 and 17 and interested in exploring global issues? Join us for the 2024 Global Citizenship Youth Conference from July 11-14 in Tatamagouche, Nova Scotia ! Through interactive activities, discussions, games, reflection, and more, the conference will explore topics such as peace and conflict, human rights, Indigenous realities, the Sustainable Development Goals, refugee experiences, poverty and food sovereignty, gender equity, environment, anti-racism, 2SLGBTQSIA+ realities, and much more. Spots fill up fast, so we encourage you to apply now! Why Attend? The conference, every year, is an opportunity for youth to get informed, get inspired, and take action on local and global issues in a safe and welcoming space. Participants meet and engage with a diverse group of youth from different communities and cultures across the four Atlantic provinces. Participants will: Connect with others who are committed to social justice and effective global citizenship. Challenge systems and barriers that block change. Create skills that foster personal, professional, and social change. Identify actionable Change within their communities and circles. The conference is free of charge , and food and accommodation are provided . ACIC arranges and covers the expense of all travel for youth participants. Eligibility To participate in the 2024 Global Citizenship Youth Conference, you must be: Be living in New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, or Prince Edward Island Age 15-17 Please note that while we would love to accept all applicants, due to the high interest in the conference we will not be able to. It is best to apply as soon as possible, as space is limited! Applications are accepted on an ongoing basis until all positions are filled. We will inform all applicants, successful or not. Join Our Team! In the lead up to the conference, ACIC recruits for Digital Storytellers and Conference Leaders, positions youth can apply for and help co-create and lead the conference. For more information on how to be a Youth Digital Storyteller , visit here . And for more information on how to become a Conference Leader , visit here . Watch a video from the 2023 Global Citizenship Conference made by Digital Storyteller Jamie Ho: Photos from the 2023 Global Citizenship Conference were taken by Digital Storyteller Iris Qian: Application Details APPLY NOW! Apply / Register Now Similar Opportunities ACIC Symposium 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. Learn More Symposium Youth Stream 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. Learn More Photovoices 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. Learn More Global Citizenship Certificate 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. Learn More IDW Youth Funding 2024 Events can be around any theme broadly related to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), but they must take place during the week of February 5th-11th to add to International Development Week celebrations across the country. You can host the event as an individual, or a group, in your school, university, online, in partnership with a local business. Successful candidates will receive up $300 to put towards their event Learn More Professional Practice Workshop 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. Learn More Global Citizenship Youth Conference 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 11-14, 2024) at the Tatamagouche Centre in Tatamagouche, Nova Scotia. Learn More

  • Internships | ACIC-CACI

    Internships The International Youth Internship Program (IYIP) is accepting applications for its first cohort! Jointly implemented by the Atlantic Council for International Cooperation and the Marine Institute of Memorial University of Newfoundland and Labrador , the program offers offers youth aged 18 - 30 the opportunity to gain valuable international work experience through 4-month internship placements with partner organizations in Africa, the Caribbean, Asia, and Central America. Applications for Cohort 2 will open in August! Stay tuned for more details. Eligibility criteria: ​ 18 - 30 years old, at the start date of the internship Canadian citizen or permanent resident ​ This program gives priority to Indigenous, Racialized, 2SLGBTQIA+ interns and youth who have experienced barriers to employment due to COVID-19. This means the program will first select interns who hold those identities from the pool of applicants. ​ There are no education, work or travel experiences required to be eligible and successful in this program. We welcome applicants with lived experience and expertise and invite applicants to reach out to us with questions if you are unsure this program is a good fit for you. ​ About the Program: ​ ​ This program is designed for youth who: Have faced barriers in securing meaningful employment Are seeking opportunities to acquire new skills and gain professional experience abroad Are interested in contributing their knowledge and skills in meaningful ways abroad Are curious, open-minded, and flexible ​ IYIP is a 5 month commitment that involves: 1 month of pre-departure training (3 weeks virtually, 1 week in person), a 4 month international internship placement with a local partner organization, and 3 days of post-internship debrief. The program costs are funded (including airfare, transportation costs, visa fees, pre-departure and post-internship training), and interns will receive a stipend while abroad. ​ This program works with Canadian and international partners across 15 countries. ​ Click here to view the Cohort 1 Placement list. ​ ​ Click here to access our downloadable information sheet. ​ ​ ​Applications for Cohort 2 (January to May 2025) will open in the fall of 2024. ​ Application Details Applications for Cohort 2 will open in August! Stay tuned for more details. Questions? Concerns? Not sure if this is right for you? We want to chat! Please get in touch. Indigo Christ Indigo@acic-caci.org Mica McCurdy Mica.McCurdy@mi.mun.ca

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  • New Brunswick Provincial Coordinator

    < Back New Brunswick Provincial Coordinator Atlantic Council for International Cooperation Job Type Part-time (10 hrs/week) Location New Brunswick Salary $44,370 pro-rated to 25% FTE ($11,093) About the Role Position Description Working closely with other provincial coordinators in the Atlantic region, the NB Provincial Coordinator will have responsibility for supporting members within New Brunswick, including assessing capacity building and other needs, providing networking support, developing partnerships and supporting ACIC’s programming within the province. Position: New Brunswick Provincial Coordinator Location : New Brunswick Remuneration : $44,370 pro-rated to 25% FTE ($1 1,093) Weekly Hours : 10 hours Supervision: This role will report to ACIC’s Membership and Operations Manager Application deadline : Sunday, April 28, 11:59 PM. Shortlisted candidates will be contacted in the week of April 29 for interviews over the next two weeks. Start time : May 2024 Primary Responsibilities Build and grow relationships with and among existing provincial ACIC members and partners, including Indigenous groups and youth in the region Assist in identifying and approaching potential new members and developing relationships with strategic partners Encourage and facilitate broad-based participation in ACIC’s public engagement activities, including International Development Week (IDW) activities, ACIC trainings, youth programming, ACIC’s International Youth Internship Program (IYIP), and more Organize regular member networking opportunities, such as breakfast meetings, capacity building trainings and opportunities, lunch and learns, ‘Member Mingles’ or ‘Development Drinks’ Provide logistical support for ACIC-supported capacity-building activities Coordinate and support provincial public events during International Development Week (annually, during the first week of February) highlighting the work of ACIC members Support coordination and promotion of ACIC’s AGM & Annual Symposium Provincial Coordinators will also be required to: Ensure activities are completed according to the intended outcomes, budget and timelines established Create and submit brief reports on activities, including documentation of good practices and lessons learned Participate in monthly staff meetings and biweekly PC and supervisor meetings Travel throughout the region (costs covered by ACIC) Requirements Desired Experience, Skills and Qualifications: Background or interest in social justice, international development, social sciences and knowledge of relevant organizations working within these fields in the Atlantic Region and specifically, New Brunswick Familiarity with key global issues and the Sustainable Development Goals Experience organizing logistics for meetings, workshops or other events Experience and track record of establishing and nurturing strategic partnerships Ability to establish professional relationships with partner groups, youth, and the general public Excellent written and verbal communication skills Excellent organizational and time management skills Ability to work independently Bilingual English/French is an asset About the Organization The Atlantic Council for International Cooperation (ACIC) is a coalition of individuals, organizations, and institutions working in the Atlantic region, which are committed to achieving global sustainability in a peaceful and healthy environment, with social justice, human dignity, and participation for all. ACIC supports its members in international cooperation and education through collective leadership, networking, information, training, and coordination, and represents their interests when dealing with government and others. ACIC also takes a leadership role in engaging Atlantic Canadians around issues relating to international development, global sustainability, and social justice. Through our public engagement work, ACIC strives to give Atlantic Canadians the knowledge, skills, and tools necessary to become active global citizens. We currently have over 50 members, including national organizations and grassroots organizations from across the Atlantic Provinces. Learn more about us at www.acic-caci.org . To Apply Please submit your resume, cover letter, and where you heard about the job posting (in one document), by e-mail to hiring@acic-caci.org by 11:59 PM on Sunday, April 28th. Please indicate the job title in the subject line. Thank you for applying. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for an interview. Short-listed candidates will be contacted in the week of April 29th, with interviews taking place over the next two weeks, with hopes of the successful candidates joining the ACIC team in May 2024. As an equity seeking network, ACIC encourages applications from individuals that represent the full diversity of communities in Canada, including complexities of intersecting identities such as ability, age, class, gender, race, and sexual orientation.

  • New Brunswick Members | ACIC-CACI

    New Brunswick Members Connect with our New Brunswick Members, learn more about how they are making the world a more just, equitable and sustainable world. If you are from New Brunswick, and would like to join our membership, or learn about a member, reach out to Membership Manager, Raushni Abraham at Raushni@acic-caci.org . Organizational Members Black Business and Professional Network NB BBPN Inc. is a community of black businesses and professionals in New Brunswick. BBPN aims to find, develop, provide opportunities, and guide the black talent pool to excel in New Brunswick. In pursuing a better future for black people, BBPN consciously seeks to transform various challenges and obstacles into opportunities. Learn More Community Forests International Community Forests International works in Canada and Zanzibar to protect and restore forests, help communities adapt to climate change, build economic prosperity, and champion social equality. Community Forests International is committed more than ever to centring not only forests but also climate justice in their vision, mission, and actions — understanding that by acting with justice people will be the restorative force that the world needs. Learn More Mount Allison University Mount Allison has been ranked Canada’s #1 undergraduate university by Maclean’s magazine more times than any other university. The University offers a flexible liberal arts and sciences education that prepares students for any career path and to enter into professional and graduate programs. Mount Allison prides itself on providing a high-quality academic experience, combined with a variety of hands-on learning opportunities in a close-knit community. The University has been ranked the top undergraduate university in Canada by Maclean’s magazine’s annual University Rankings more times than any other university. Mount Allison prides itself on providing a high-quality academic experience through degrees, programs, and certificates. A high percentage of Mount Allison’s graduating students move on to graduate programs or professional schools such as law and medicine. Learn More Pure Gold Foundation Pure Gold Foundation works to empower and equip young people to develop positive values, have a growth mindset, and become well-grounded in their identity through transformative training. The organization envisions a future where young individuals confidently embrace their true potential, contributing positively to society while embracing their diverse backgrounds and identities. Learn More UNB Renaissance College Founded in 2000, Renaissance College is UNB’s School of Interdisciplinary Leadership Studies and the first initiative of its kind in Canada. It remains at the forefront of leadership education in the country. They combine innovative teaching methods, rigorous academic content and experiential learning opportunities in small classes that together create a unique educational experience. Learn More Individual Members Kaitlyn Keleher Kaitlyn is a recent graduate of Mount Allison University, with a degree in Politics, Philosophy, and Economics (PPE). Kaitlyn has worked for the federal and provincial governments and remains committed to active global citizenship and the promotion of the Atlantic provinces. Kaitlyn seeks to continue her career in politics and justice, with a focus on international policy. Stephany Peterson Along her path to PhD candidacy focusing on complexity, integration and implementation through a disposition of interdisciplinarity, Stephany earned her BA Honours with Distinction and MA Valedictorian. Her methodology fosters expressions of culture and identity as the vehicles for paradigmatic transformation in ever-changing and emergent environments. By disrupting space, place, and time, she holds those for the historically excluded to become part of our complex global society of meaning making for an emerging future. In this approach, underlying narratives become visible, and we recognize diversity as the strength of complex systems. Furthermore, the necessary reaction that is the process of knowledge implementation becomes the focus through relevant expertise common to any complex problem. Stephany stewards collaborations and has travelled to 50 countries on four continents for collaborating with relevant experts to tackle the most intractable problems we face as a global society: beyond symptoms and systems to a more comprehensive whole. She has modelled Tetrahedron for a relational model of knowledge from theory to policy to practice through the not for profit she founded for the purpose. Madison O'Connor Madison is currently a Career Resource Centre Coordinator, providing pre-employment services to high school students and community members. Madison holds a Bachelor of Arts degree with a major in Criminology and minors in Communications & Public Policy, Sociology, and Human Rights from St. Thomas University Seiku Diakite Seiku is a social work student at St. Thomas University with a keen interest in International Development. Seiku aims to address systemic barriers affecting vulnerable populations in society, create awareness on how International social work can promote social justice and advocate for structural changes in society. Darlene Dorion An educator, a chartered mediator, a sustainable world peace activist, Darlene Doiron specialises in interpersonal workplace and community based conflict. She is best known for her longstanding peace work and dedication to creating a more positive and harmonious province of New Brunswick.

  • Symposium Youth Stream 2023

    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. As part of the ACIC Symposium Cost of Change: Championing Social Justice, Health, and Well-Being for All , ACIC is seeking aspiring professionals (aged 18-29) to participate in the Symposium’s Youth Stream. The Youth Stream provides an opportunity for participants to 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. This year's symposium will 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. The Symposium will delve into the complex dynamics of how individuals and organizations can fund change while championing equity, and exploring the global and local shifts necessary to create a more inclusive and sustainable future for all. As an aspiring professional, you will: Engage with peers and experienced professionals working in International Cooperation Learn about careers, locally and internationally, that contribute to better communities Combine theory and action to strengthen your understanding of praxis in relation to International Cooperation Build your resume and gain transferable skills for future careers Program Components A 1-hour session before the Symposium where participants can connect with other members of the youth stream Attend the ACIC Symposium, in person, on October 27 & 28 on Charlottetown, PEI Engage with ACIC members, and professionals to explore the ins and outs of the international cooperation sector A 1-hour debrief meeting for youth to reflect on their experience of the Symposium, share what they learned, and discuss the next steps for applying those learnings to their professional ambitions Complete a reflective assignment on their experience at the symposium To be eligible for the youth stream, participants will: Be between the ages of 18-29 Be living in Atlantic Canada Be available to attend the Symposium in person (October 27 & 28) ACIC recognizes that youth may have class and prior commitments and can provide a letter regarding the delegation that youth can share with teachers/employers if they need to request a change to their regular class or work schedule. Please Note: All expenses (food, transportation, accommodation) will be covered by ACIC for four youth, one from each Atlantic province, to attend the Symposium in person Application Details: Interested youth are encouraged to apply by October 15, 2023 (11:59 PM) by filling out the form at this link. Application Details Apply by October 15 by filling the application form linked to the button below. Apply / Register Now Similar Opportunities ACIC Symposium 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. Learn More Symposium Youth Stream 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. Learn More Photovoices 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. Learn More Global Citizenship Certificate 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. Learn More IDW Youth Funding 2024 Events can be around any theme broadly related to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), but they must take place during the week of February 5th-11th to add to International Development Week celebrations across the country. You can host the event as an individual, or a group, in your school, university, online, in partnership with a local business. Successful candidates will receive up $300 to put towards their event Learn More Professional Practice Workshop 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. Learn More Global Citizenship Youth Conference 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 11-14, 2024) at the Tatamagouche Centre in Tatamagouche, Nova Scotia. Learn More

  • Individual Members' Public Engagement Fund

    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. ACIC invites individual members to apply for funding to support their involvement in training activities or conferences as they relate to gender equality and the SDGs (Sustainable Development Goals). ACIC will provide funding of up to $200 to cover costs of registration, etc. Successful applicants will be expected to plan and organize a public engagement activity to share their learning after the event. A $100 honorarium will also be provided to successful applicants following the completion of a post-conference public engagement activity. The conference/ training must take place before March 1, 2023, and public engagement presentation/ event must take place before March 15, 2023. The public engagement activity can also be with your workplace, community, school, etc. Assessment Criteria: Priority will be given to trainings or conferences that focus on gender equality. Nature and quality of the follow up public engagement (PE) activity. (Type of audience, number of people reached, etc.). Priority will be given to those within under-represented communities. Availability to attend full training or conference and actively participate (give feedback, input, complete homework, etc.). How conference or training will build personal or professional capacity. Eligibility: Have demonstrated experience and knowledge of the Sustainable Development Goals, gender equality and/or the global development issues related to the conference or training of their choosing. Priority is given to trainings or conferences that focus on gender equality. Be a current, ratified individual member of ACIC in good standing (approved as Individual Member in the June 2023 AGM or earlier). Expectations and Commitments Selected individuals are expected to: participate fully during the conference or training share their learning experience of the conference or training via social media plan and deliver a post-conference public engagement activity in with their workplace, school group, community group, (examples include writing a blog or sharing what they learned at an event or presentation) provide a receipt to show proof of conference fees paid – to receive reimbursement To Apply If you are interested in receiving this funding, please submit your application using the button below. Applications are open on a rolling basis. ACIC needs unto a month to process applications, please apply at least a month before your proposed Public Engagement/conference/training. Please note on your application if your conference or training is fast approaching, and you’d like us to take a look at it. Application Details Apply by completing the application form linked below. Apply / Register Now Similar Opportunities IDW Youth Funding 2024 Events can be around any theme broadly related to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), but they must take place during the week of February 5th-11th to add to International Development Week celebrations across the country. You can host the event as an individual, or a group, in your school, university, online, in partnership with a local business. Successful candidates will receive up $300 to put towards their event Learn More Individual Members' Public Engagement Fund 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. Learn More Partnership Enhancement Fund 2023 The Partnership Enhancement Fund offers an opportunity for ACIC Members supports organizations bringing their international partners to Atlantic Canada for fostering strong relationships, with a focus on mutual learning and engagement. Learn More Organizational Members Public Engagement Fund 2024 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 Learn More

  • Newfoundland and Labrador Members | ACIC-CACI

    Newfoundland and Labrador Members Connect with our Newfoundland and Labrador Members, learn more about how they are making the world a more just, equitable and sustainable world. If you are from Newfoundland and Labrador and would like to join our membership, or learn about a member, reach out to Membership Manager, Raushni Abraham at Raushni@acic-caci.org . Organizational Members Marine Institute International As a campus of Memorial University of Newfoundland, the Fisheries and Marine Institute is Canada’s most comprehensive centre for education, training, applied research and industrial support for the ocean industries. Located on the edge of the Atlantic Ocean, they are one of the most respected centres of marine learning and applied research in the world. The Marine Institute provides more than 30 industry-driven programs ranging from technical certificates to PhDs. Learn More Memorial University, Internationalization Office Memorial University is committed to internationalization, international co-operation, studentmobility and cultural sensitivity. They welcome international visitors and strive to collaborate with educational institutions, businesses, governments, foundations, benefactors and alumni around the world in order to enrich research and teaching, and to ensure they offer outstanding programs for faculty and students. Learn More NL Eats Community Outreach Inc., Newfoundland NL Eats’ mission is to help families in need throughout the St. John’s Metro Area by providing them with hampers of food and essentials. NL Eats also focused on educating community members, especially about topics related to food insecurity. NL Eats’ dedicated team of over 85 volunteers has assisted more than 1300 families thus far. Learn More Individual Members Heather Dicks Heather brings with her over a decade of experience working in the field of International Development; this includes work with the Canadian government, the United Nations, and several non-governmental organizations in numerous countries across the globe. At present, she is completing a PhD within the Sociology Department at the Memorial University of Newfoundland and Labrador; her thesis research is centered on the nexus between International Development and Migration. She is also currently working on a SSHRC-funded mixed-methods research project exploring the impacts of COVID-19 on Small and Medium-sized Organizations working in Canada’s foreign aid sector. This research project is being led by the University of Guelph in partnership with the Spur Change Program. Concurrently she is working on a separate SSHRC-funded quantitative research project led by Memorial University in partnership with McMaster University. This project is exploring connections between remittance sending behaviors of Canadian immigrants and foreign aid. She holds a master’s degree in Globalization and International Development from the University of Ottawa and a bachelor’s degree in Political Science with a concentration in International Relations from Carleton University. Kevin O'Shea Kevin O'Shea is the Executive Director of the Public Legal Information Association of NL (PLIAN). Currently living in St. John's, NL, Kevin was called to the bar as a member of the Law Society of Newfoundland and Labrador in 2011. Louise Webb ​ Mohammad Mashrur Sakib Khan Mohammad is an experienced business organization consultant with a law degree who Managed a team of 30+ people in Europe to expand the company into 12 new locations—achieved a 20% annual growth in sales in a startup which was a noteworthy milestone in his career. Additionally, Mohammad has developed a fully satisfied customer concept for repetitive business. During his career, Mohammad has worked in various organizations, gaining skills such as time and team management, inventory management, budgeting, underwriting, analytical ability, critical thinking, problem-solving, etc. Rose Gyesi Rose Gyesi is a graduate student studying political science at Memorial University. She is currently a student writer and blog content creator of the Political Science Graduate student association of Memorial University. She aspires to become an international Policy analyst and an active global citizen. Valeri Pilgrim Valeri Pilgrim is the Manager, Aboriginal Resource Offive at the Memorial University of Newfoundland (MUN) in St. John’s. She has been associated with the Aboriginal Resource Office of MUN since January 2011. She was first hired by Memorial University as the Aboriginal Liaison Officer with the Aboriginal Resource Office for three and a half years. In June, 2014 she took the position of International Student Advisor with the Internationalization Office (IO) where she remained until November, 2018. When the opportunity came up Valeri returned to the Aboriginal Resource Office as Manager in November, 2018. She considers her experiences working with Indigenous and international students extremely valuable, and has always felt enlightened and humbled by students from a variety of cultural backgrounds. In the 1990’s Valeri studied her undergraduate degree in anthropology & sociology at UNB, Fredericton and later completed a Master of Philosophy degree at the University of Oslo in Norway where she lived for two and a half years with her then 7 year old daughter, Kirsten. She self identifies as a Kablunângajuk which is essentially a mix between Inuk (singular for Inuit) and European settler in Labrador. She feels blessed to have grown up in the Inuit community of Nain in Nunatsiavut (Northern Labrador) and is a beneficiary of the Nunatsiavut Government. Last but not least, Valeri is the proud mother of 2 children, Dominic 12 & Kirsten, 24.

  • International Development Week 2024

    International Development Week 2024 ​ Join us in celebrating International Development Week (IDW) 2024, as we come together from coast to coast to coast to shine a spotlight on Canadian international development efforts. International Development Week 2024 Join us in celebrating International Development Week (IDW) 2024, as we come together from coast to coast to coast to shine a spotlight on Canadian international development efforts. ACIC and our partners will be hosting IDW themed events throughout the week. Stay tuned for information about events in your region. Visit our International Development Week 2024 Event Page. About International Development Week International Development Week (IDW) is an annual initiative that takes place during the first full week of February. Since 1991, IDW has brought together civil society organizations, schools, businesses, government agencies, and the general public to highlight Canadian contributions to international development initiatives from coast to coast to coast and overseas. ​ This year’s International Development Week (#IDW2024) will take place from February 4 to 10 and will be celebrated by ACIC, Global Affairs Canada, Canadian development organizations and Canadians with events and activities across Atlantic Canada and the country. Application Details ​ Apply / Register Now Similar Opportunities International Development Week 2024 Join us in celebrating International Development Week (IDW) 2024, as we come together from coast to coast to coast to shine a spotlight on Canadian international development efforts. Learn More ACIC Symposium 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. Learn More Partnership Enhancement Fund 2023 The Partnership Enhancement Fund offers an opportunity for ACIC Members supports organizations bringing their international partners to Atlantic Canada for fostering strong relationships, with a focus on mutual learning and engagement. Learn More Request for Proposals | Workshop for ACIC Symposium 2023 Apply for hosting an interactive and engaging workshops related to the Symposium theme. Highlight your work, share your knowledge and engage Atlantic Canadians through your stories. Funds of upto $500 available to host the workshop. Learn More

  • IDW Youth Funding 2024

    IDW Youth Funding 2024 Applications have now closed. Events can be around any theme broadly related to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), but they must take place during the week of February 5th-11th to add to International Development Week celebrations across the country. You can host the event as an individual, or a group, in your school, university, online, in partnership with a local business. Successful candidates will receive up $300 to put towards their event To celebrate International Development Week (IDW), ACIC is excited to offer funding for youth (ages 15-30) to host their own events! Events can be around any theme broadly related to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), but they must take place during the week of February 5th-11th and, of course, meet provincial public health guidelines. The details: Events must broadly relate to at least one of the Sustainable Development Goals. It can be hosted by an individual or group of youth and can take place at a school, university, online, at a local business, in the community, or elsewhere. Applications from youth supported by ACIC Member Organizations are welcome. Successful candidates will receive up $300 to put towards their event. ACIC will also provide support in setting up and promoting the event. Event objectives are to: Create awareness of the SDGs and IDW in Atlantic Canada Support and celebrate local youth and community members who are using innovative methods to positively impact their communities at home and/or abroad Create opportunities for youth to gain skills in engagement, facilitation, event planning, and more! Application criteria: Youth must be between the ages of 15 to 30, living in Atlantic Canada (NS, PEI, NB, NL) The event must take place between Feb 5th and 11th, 2024 The event will clearly be related to one, or more, of the Sustainable Development Goals The event must clearly outline who will attend, the objectives of the event, and how the event will meet these objectives The event will be creative and interactive to ensure good participation of those attending Show how youth planning the event will ensure good attendance Applications have now closed. For more information contact Jackie at 902.431.2311 or jackie@acic-caci.org Application Details Applications have now closed. Apply / Register Now Similar Opportunities ACIC Symposium 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. Learn More Symposium Youth Stream 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. 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  • Professional Practice Workshop 2024

    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. Workshop Description: ACIC Professional Practice Workshop invites post-secondary students in social justice, community development, and international 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 professional practice, helping to build confidence to engage on these issues with their communities. In addition, students from New Brunswick, across disciplines, will come together for a day of co-learning and networking, including training and conversations related to personal profile building for employment, unique paths to employment, skills mapping, and more. Why get involved: Engage with peers and experienced professionals working in various non-profit fields Learn about careers, locally and internationally, that contribute to better communities Combine theory and action to strengthen your understanding of praxis in relation to global solidarity To apply for this program, participants will: Be between the ages of 18-29 Be living in New Brunswick Important details: Lunch is provided Travel bursaries re provided for those living outside the Fredericton area For more information, contact Jackie at 902.431.2311 or jackie@acic-caci.org The deadline to register is March 15, 2024 Application Details Apply by March 15, 2024 Apply / Register Now Similar Opportunities ACIC Symposium 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. Learn More Symposium Youth Stream 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. Learn More Photovoices 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. Learn More Global Citizenship Certificate 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. Learn More IDW Youth Funding 2024 Events can be around any theme broadly related to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), but they must take place during the week of February 5th-11th to add to International Development Week celebrations across the country. You can host the event as an individual, or a group, in your school, university, online, in partnership with a local business. Successful candidates will receive up $300 to put towards their event Learn More Professional Practice Workshop 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. Learn More Global Citizenship Youth Conference 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 11-14, 2024) at the Tatamagouche Centre in Tatamagouche, Nova Scotia. Learn More

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