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17 Oct 2017 description
report European Union

On Monday 16 October 2017 the Council adopted the EU Annual Report on Human Rights And Democracy in the World in 2016.

2016 was a challenging year for human rights and democracy, with a shrinking space for civil society and complex humanitarian and political crises emerging. In this context, the European Union showed leadership and remained strongly committed to promote and protect human rights and democracy across the world.

23 Mar 2017 description

Mozambique, on the southeastern coast of Africa may seem far away, but when a cyclone struck in mid-February, aid from Canada was quickly made available.

Cyclone Dineo brought heavy rain, a storm surge and winds of reaching 130 km/h, killing 9 people and affecting close to 700,000 people.

17 Mar 2017 description

​The ECDC Communicable Disease Threats Report (CDTR) is a weekly bulletin for epidemiologists and health professionals on active public health threats. This issue covers the period 12-18 March 2017 and includes updates on cholera, measles and Legionnaires disease.

06 Nov 2016 description

Canada will provide $12.8 million to PLAN Canada over four years, from 2016 to 2020, for a project in Mozambique to support the health and rights of women and girls.

16 Jan 2015 description

January 16, 2015 - Today, the Honourable Christian Paradis, Minister of International Development and La Francophonie, issued the following statement regarding the situation in Southern Africa:

"Heavy seasonal rains in southeastern Africa have led to serious flooding and although the initial assessments of the situation are still underway, it is already clear that tens of thousands of people have been deeply affected.

05 Sep 2014 description
report UN Children's Fund

The Goal

This report has a simple and urgent goal: to connect decision-makers and relevant actors with strategies that prevent and respond to violence in the lives of children.

26 May 2014 description

The Maternity Centres of Excellence project will accelerate progress on maternal, newborn and child health in Mozambique

May 24, 2014 - Winkler, Manitoba – Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada

08 Apr 2013 description

Ottawa — Les gens doivent jouir d’une bonne santé pour réaliser leur plein potentiel : les enfants assimilent mieux ce qu’on leur enseigne, les travailleurs sont plus productifs et, à long terme, les gens sont mieux à même de contribuer à la croissance économique durable de leurs collectivités et de leurs pays.

12 Mar 2013 description

March 12 2013

Ottawa, Ontario — Canada is providing immediate life-saving assistance for approximately 150,000 people affected by flooding in southern Mozambique, announced the Honourable Julian Fantino, Minister of International Cooperation. Canada is providing support for food and nutrition, water and sanitation, health care, emergency shelter and protection.

18 Jun 2012 description

Britain will help millions of the poorest farmers across Africa to use innovative technology to boost food security and nutrition through a scheme backed by other world leaders, the World Bank and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.

14 Jun 2012 description

Ottawa―The results of Canada's commitments to developing countries are now easier to access after Canada's Minister of International Cooperation, the Honourable Beverley J. Oda, released the Development for Results 2010-2011 report today.

08 May 2012 description

The C.D. Howe Institute report, A Change of Course for CIDA: The Case for Focusing Aid on Better Schools argues that basic education should be central point of Canada's development assistance. The report advocates for development work that would incentivise parents to send their children to school. Not only is basic education critical to countries' productivity, education has a direct impact on the health of children and mothers.

14 Feb 2012 description

Ottawa (Ontario) ― Dans le cadre des efforts déployés par le Canada à l'échelle internationale pour aider les pays en développement à s'adapter aux répercussions des changements climatiques, l'honorable Beverley J. Oda, ministre de la Coopération internationale, et l'honorable Peter Kent, ministre de l'Environnement, ont lancé aujourd'hui le Fonds canadien pour la résilience climatique en Afrique.

14 Feb 2012 description

February 13, 2012

Ottawa ― Today, as part of Canada's international efforts to help developing countries adapt to the impacts of a changing climate, the Honourable Beverley J. Oda, Minister of International Cooperation, and the Honourable Peter Kent, Minister of the Environment, launched the Canada Fund for African Climate Resilience.

04 Aug 2011 description

Imagine walking for two hours to get to school. And then walking two more hours to get home again. Whether slogging through mud in the brief but intense rainy season or travelling under the heat of a blazing hot sun, kids in a small Ethiopian farming community make the daily trek with a spring in their step. Their energy levels are high.

This seems a little out of place in Tigray, a northern province in Ethiopia plagued by droughts, where there never seems to be enough food to go around.
But the taste of change is being ladled out at their school.