December 5, 2016

International Volunteer Day

Today is International Volunteer Day – a day to celebrate the importance of volunteerism

November 24, 2016

Giving Tuesday

Tuesday, November 29th is Giving Tuesday, a movement made up of charitable organizations, private…

November 3, 2016

Partnership for Indigenous Youth

In support of Indigenous youth mentorship, CESO has announced a new tri-partnership...

CESO VA, Edward Allen, Ethiopian Cuisine
November 3, 2016

My Ethiopian Journey in Photos

In March 2016, I went to Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, to do a two-week assignment with the…

October 21, 2016

Cooking in Kazakhstan

After only two days in Astana, Kazakhstan, I was impressed by the city’s architecture. On the day of…

October 19, 2016

In-AFO Conference in Senegal

CESO will be hosting a three day multi-country conference in Dakar, Senegal, from October 24-26, 2016.

October 13, 2016

CESO Partnerships

For CESO, partnership is one of our guiding principles and one of the core values for our organization...

October 7, 2016

On Assignment in Kazakhstan

Volunteer Advisor Brian Fordham is on assignment in Kazakhstan. Read about some of his experiences in…

September 14, 2016

2015/16 Annual Report – Now Available

We’re very pleased to share CESO’s 2015/16 Annual Report. With the theme of partnership in mind, the…

September 9, 2016

Assignment Opportunities in Kazakhstan

We are looking for Volunteer Advisors to fill 48 new assignments in Kazakhstan over the next three months.

Jim Ross - Drawing Conclusions - Sketch 1
September 6, 2016

Drawing Conclusions: a Graphite Journey

When CESO first approached me about contributing to their blog I had no idea what I…

CESO VA, Dave Smith with a local Filipino Farmer
August 25, 2016

Producing Community Plans with Passion and Professionalism

Since becoming a CESO VA, I have had the most rewarding experience as a planner. I’d…

August 15, 2016

CESO Perspective: Leveraging Interconnections

Our team at CESO put together a comprehensive response that outlines our organization's vision for Canada's approach to international development.

IMAGE: World's Indigenous Peoples Day
August 9, 2016

International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples

August 9 marked the 21st International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples. This year’s theme highlighted…

Image: CESO VA Dave Smith in the Philippines
August 3, 2016

Climate Change, Universities and Local Municipalities

It’s been over two years since I worked with the Southern Luzon State University (SLSU) to…

Image: Collage by Scott McBride
July 28, 2016

A Rookie’s Journal (part 3): Racing to the finish line

Find out how Scott’s journey as a first-time VA in the field progresses, in this last…

Image: Vietnam at Night by Scott McBride
July 21, 2016

A Rookie’s Journal (part 2): In the Groove

Week two. In the groove, or is it a rut??? Monday December 7th All good things…

July 18, 2016

New Videos: Culture, Tourism and Economic Growth

Tourism is a critical driver of economic growth and development... 1-800-268-9052
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