Events to promote Canada’s development workJanuary 24, 2019
Jan. 24, 2019 – CESO has partnered with Canadian organizations to promote and celebrate Canada’s work toward eliminating poverty and gender inequality in the world.
Please join us in Toronto and Montreal during International Development Week to learn more about Canada’s role in sustainable development through brief panel discussions and presentations by Canadian volunteers.
Toronto Panel: Canadians on Gender Equality and Sustainable Development
- Co-hosts: CESO, Crossroads International, CUSO International, Engineers Without Borders – Canada, EQWIP Hubs, Oiko Credit Canada
- Date: Wednesday, February 6th, 2019
- Time: 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
- Location: Centre for Social Innovation, 192 Spadina Ave, Toronto, Ontario M5T 2C2
6:00 – Doors open and photo exhibit
6:30 – Panel discussion on various aspects of Gender Equality work
7:10 – Q&A
7:30 – Public toast, networking
- For more information, visit: https://www.facebook.com/events/240437463500131/
Montreal Presentations: Stories of International Development
- Co-hosts: CESO, Terre Sans Frontières and International Bureau of Children’s Rights
- Date: Thursday, February 7th, 2019
- Time: 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
- Location: Ginkgo Café & Bar, at the UQAM Pavillon J.-A.-DeSève, 308 rue Ste-Catherine Est, Montréal, QC H2X 1L7
5:30 – Doors Open and Registration
6:30 – Presentations: Experiences from the field by Canadian volunteers
7:00 – Media Q&A
7:30 – Networking
- For more information, visit: https://www.facebook.com/events/1008098679384452/
The events are part of a series of events and campaigns led by Canadian organizations and Global Affairs Canada to mark the 29th International Development Week. The week celebrates and promotes Canada’s work toward eliminating poverty and gender inequality and to encourage Canadians to get involved.
The host organizations are funded by Global Affairs Canada through its Volunteer Cooperation Program project.
The media are welcome and will have the opportunity to interview Canadian volunteers, who recently returned from assignments abroad working to improve socio-economic conditions in several countries.
About Canadian Executive Service Organization (CESO)
CESO is an international economic development engine growing sustainable, inclusive businesses, and strengthening government infrastructure. CESO deploys its experts to communities, partners, governments and people starting or growing their businesses around the world and in Canada. A not-for-profit organization since 1967, CESO’s experts are volunteer advisors who devote their time and energy toward economic and social change in more than 500 assignments each year.
CESO thanks and gratefully acknowledges the financial support of Global Affairs Canada, Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada and our private-sector supporters.
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