International Solidarity Conference 2020

Forced Migration – Popular Education- Social Investment

  • An opportunity for international solidarity activists from CoDevelopment’s Canadian partners to exchange experiences and best practises from their international solidarity work.
  • Deepen understandings of the distinctions between development, charity, and international solidarity.
  • Develop toolkits for solidarity action in your organization.

When: Saturday, January 25, 9:30 am – 4:30 pm
Who:    International Solidarity Committees of our Canadian partners and other interested members of CoDevelopment Canada and its partners. Where:  BC Teachers’ Federation Building, 550 West 6th Avenue, Vancouver

Registration deadline is Monday, January 20Click here to register

The conference opens with a presentation from Daysi Marquez, Coordinator of COPEMH’s (Honduran high school teachers) project on youth migration from Honduras. Daysi’s presentation is followed by panels and workshops where international solidarity committees of CoDev’s Canadian partners share strategies and tips, and participants to deepen their understanding of solidarity and internationalist action. Workshop themes include: Using Labour’s Capital for Social Justice, International Solidarity and the Climate Crisis, Forced Migration: Canada’s Role. Registration: CoDev members or delegates from a CoDev partner: $40. Non-members: $50

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