Our guest speaker this year will be Sandra Moran of our Latin American partner, The Artesana Collective, who will share with us some highlights of their work.
CoDevelopment Canada (CoDev) is a BC-based non-profit agency that works for social change in Latin America and in Canada. We build partnerships with organizations in Canada and throughout Latin America to protect workers’ rights, build solidarity for public education, strengthen grassroots initiatives, engage Canadians in global issues and promote fair trade.
We are looking for a Program Assistant to join our team. (more…)
Honduras deal: Another example of Canada’s poor record on trade and human rights.
Excerpted from Embassy magazine (Wednesday, July 9, 2014), Bill Fairbairn and Tara Ward are co-chairs, and Stacey Gomez is the co-ordinator of the Americas Policy Group, a working group of the Canadian Council for International Co-operation focused on development and social justice issues in the Americas.
Despite compelling testimony provided over the past year that emphasized the dire human rights situation in Honduras, the act to implement the Canada-Honduras Free Trade Agreement quietly passed its third reading in the Senate in June and received royal assent. (more…)
Excerpted from CUPE’s International Solidarity Report 2013-14, Executive Director Barbara Wood writes about the amazing work of CoDev/CUPE partners MEC. (you can find a full copy of the CUPE International Solidarity Report at their website)
Shouts of joy and celebration rang out at the annual forum held by CUPE partner, MEC (the Maria Elena Cuadra Movement of Employed and Unemployed Women) in Managua, Nicaragua in March. (more…)