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October 2019

Webinar: Giving voice to youth

October 23, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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Language: English With one fifth of the world’s youth disadvantaged by neither gaining professional experience nor developing skills, Cuso International is working with partners to improve access to and quality of economic opportunities for young people, especially young women who are twice as likely to be unemployed and not in education or training. In this webinar, you’ll get to hear how young changemakers are building new entrepreneurial skill sets through our work in Youth Economic Empowerment programs. Join Event

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November 2019

Webinar: Climate and Gender Justice for Indigenous Women in Asia

November 21, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
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This webinar is in partnership with Cuso International and Asia Indigenous Peoples Pact, with support from the Stockholm Environment Institute and Global Affairs Canada. Indigenous women are affected more severely by climate change across South East Asia than general populations. Cuso International E-Volunteers' will share their research findings on climate change in Laos and Cambodia, and how it is affecting Indigenous women's food security and production, livelihoods, health, nutrition, migration, and Indigenous Knowledge. Sign-up

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Webinar: Addressing Gender Based Violence

November 27, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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Language: French Gender-based violence is one of the most systemic and widespread human rights violations—a 2013 global report found 35 per cent of women have experienced sexual and/or physical violence. Cuso International works with leading feminist organizations around the world to empower women and girls. Join us as we explore proven efforts to reduce and eliminate gender-based violence and advance gender equality. Join Event

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December 2019

Climate Smart Women Connect: Climate and Gender Justice for Indigenous Women in Asia

December 2, 2019 - December 4, 2019
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Ibis Styles Ratchada, Bangkok, Thailand, 212 Ratchadaphisek Rd, Khwaeng Huai Khwang, Huai Khwang
Bangkok, Thailand
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Indigenous Women have close ties with nature socially, culturally and economically. The changing climate is impacting them and the natural resources they depend upon. In Asia, Indigenous Women are taking initiatives to adapt to climate change impacts. They are playing an active role in mainstreaming climate-resilient livelihoods in the region. Cuso International and Asia Indigenous Peoples Pact (AIPP), with the support of the Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI) and Global Affairs Canada, together with national partners Cambodia Indigenous Peoples Organization (CIPO),…

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Webinar: Cuso Challenge 2020

December 4, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Learn more about the Cuso Challenge trek to Machu Picchu in support of Cuso International. For those in attendance, we will be drawing a $150 gift certificate towards any Best Western hotel. So, invite a friend! For all the details on the trek contact Amie at 1-888-434-2876 x 245 or amie.gibson@cusointernational.org or visit: https://cusointernational.org/cusochallenge Join Event

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January 2020

Webinar: Working alongside Indigenous communities

January 22 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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Language: English The historic injustices Indigenous peoples have suffered, due to colonization and the dispossession of lands, territories and resources, remain a barrier to development the world over. Cuso International works with Indigenous partners in North America, Southeast Asia, Latin America and Africa to overcome these injustices. Join us as we discuss the importance of Indigenous control over Indigenous development. Join Event

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Webinar: What Next? Climate and Gender Justice for Indigenous Women in Asia after COP 25

January 28 @ 4:00 am - 5:00 am
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Language: English The Paris Agreement on Climate Change (UNFCCC COP 21) recognized the importance of working with Indigenous Peoples in adapting and mitigating the effects of climate change through the use of traditional knowledge. However, since 2015, how has the world recognized the importance of Indigenous Women’s role in combating our current climate crisis? Join us for a discussion on Indigenous Women’s power and participation at all levels of the climate policy in South East Asia post-COP 25! This webinar…

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February 2020

Human Library

February 6 @ 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Espace Fullum, 1431 rue Fullum Est
Montreal, Quebec Canada
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Each volunteer has a story to tell! To mark the 30th anniversary of International Development Week, Canada’s international volunteer programs invite you to a human library that will highlight international volunteers and their impactful contributions toward change in the communities with which they have worked around the world. Through exciting conversations, meet living books and learn from their experience and their contribution toward improving lives around the world. Four rounds will be organized to let you participate as much as…

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Go For The Goals, Working together for a better future

February 6 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Centre for Social Innovation, 720 Bathurst Street
Toronto, Ontario M5S 2R4 Canada
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Join us during the 30th annual International Development week in Toronto as Canadian Feed The Children, Crossroads International, Cuso International, IDRF, Oikocredit Canada, and World Renew celebrate a new decade of actions and share how we are working to bring about change in thousands of communities around the world. Together we are fighting, both domestically and internationally, to tackle the global challenges we face, from poverty, inequality, climate change, environmental degradation, peace and justice so we can build a better…

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Webinar: Human Rights Based Approach for Development

February 19 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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Language: French In order for communities to thrive, all people must enjoy the same human rights and opportunities to participate in decisions that affect their lives. Cuso International takes a human rights-based approach to development work, focusing on the empowerment of marginalized populations. Learn more about our human rights-based approach to program design as we explore the success of our programs with women, people with disabilities and Indigenous groups in Honduras. Join Event

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