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July 13, 2021

Shaping Inclusive Communities in Ecuador

Stirring marimba rhythms float on warm night air across Isla Trinitaria—a community in Ecuador’s port city of Guayaquil. Ecuadorians of African descent that make up the majority of the population have endured deep-rooted discrimination, exclusion and systemic disadvantages leading to poverty, drug use, human trafficking and violence.

June 29, 2021

Tourism that Gives Back in Côte d’Ivoire

Vibrant cities, breathtaking mountain ranges and verdant rainforests make up a paradise for many visitors travelling to Côte d'Ivoire.

June 18, 2021

National Indigenous Peoples Day 2021: Committed to a Brighter Future

June 21, 2021 is the 25th anniversary of National Indigenous Peoples Day—a celebration of the heritage, diverse cultures and outstanding achievements of First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples.

June 18, 2021

CESO Country Representative in Ivory Coast Featured in Local Newspaper

Dominique Mane, CESO’s Country Representative in Ivory Coast, was featured in Source Info.

June 7, 2021

Statement on Kamloops Residential School

On May 27, 2021, the Tk'emlúps te Secwépemc First Nation confirmed that the bodies of 215 Indigenous children were discovered in an unmarked mass grave at a former Kamloops, BC residential school.

April 16, 2021

CESO Celebrates its Advisors During National Volunteer Week

From creating an e-commerce website in the Philippines to video training around the Sustainable Development Goals…

March 10, 2021

CESO acquires CIRDI, a centre of expertise on natural resource governance

We're pleased to announce that on March 1, CESO acquired CIRDI (Canadian International Resources and Development Institute) from the University of British Columbia (UBC).

March 8, 2021

CESO Featured in The Globe and Mail for International Women’s Day

We’re delighted to be featured in The Globe and Mail in celebration of International Women’s Day on March 8, 2021.

March 4, 2021

International Women’s Day 2021: Supporting a Feminist Recovery

March 8 is International Women’s Day—a day to recognize and celebrate the social, economic and political…

March 3, 2021

Sustainable Development Goals Shape a Better Future, in Senegal and Beyond

Inclusive, empowering, transformative—the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) provide a shared vision to improve the lives of people around the world.

February 23, 2021

Cooperation and Connection: My Experience as a CESO Advisor in Senegal

The main objective of the CESO assignment was carry to out a feasibility study on Wi-Fi connectivity. Several strategic sites were studied iteratively to promote the autonomy and development of the community of Kédougou.

February 10, 2021

Elevating Impact: CESO’s 2020-2025 Strategic Plan

CESO is immensely proud of the role we’ve played in changing the lives of hundreds of thousands of people across more than 120 countries around the world. But we know we can do more.

February 2, 2021

International Development Week 2021

February 7 to 13 is International Development Week—a chance to celebrate the spirit of global solidarity among Canadians committed to creating a better world.

December 5, 2020

International Volunteer Day 2020: Together Stronger

Saturday, December 5 is International Volunteer Day—a day to thank volunteers and celebrate their positive…

December 4, 2020

Feeding Sheep and Finding Financial Independence

Just after sunrise each morning, Koadima puts out fresh grass and plants for her sheep...

December 1, 2020

Virtual Apparel and Décor Event Supports Small Businesses and Sustainability

For over 20 years, Peruvian designers and entrepreneurs have gathered at Peru Moda and Peru Moda Deco...

December 1, 2020

Giving Tuesday: Back on the Path to Prosperity

Tuesday, December 1 is Giving Tuesday—a day of global generosity to…

November 26, 2020

A Passion for Sustainable Fashion

Fikirte Addis inspects a band of traditional Ethiopian fabric. The carefully woven material will be… 1-800-268-9052
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