Our 2014 Annual Report is now available!
This year’s report features NOMADESC, our Latin American partner in Colombia, and the work they do defending the rights of Colombian communities and trade unionists through education, accompaniment, advocacy and mobilization. We are also proud to feature one of our amazing volunteers, Dean Sinnett.
The report also has updates from our human rights, labour rights and education rights programs and an update on our free-trade social enterprise Café Etico.
Apply now for a weekend retreat on Gambier Island, September 26-28, with Guatemalan activist, Sandra Moran. You will meet others, learn from Sandra, and make plans for ongoing solidarity! (more…)
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…)