Canada must call for dialogue amid Venezuelan unrest

An open letter to the Minister of Foreign Affairs from the Americas’ Policy Group (APG), a working group of the Canadian Council for International Cooperation (CCIC) and Co-Chaired by Barbara Wood, CoDev Executive Director, expressing concern over the disruption of democratic order in the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, and the lack of clarity in Canada’s position on the crisis.

Read the full letter here.

David Noble and His Delegation Experience

Amazing. Life changing. Rewarding. That’s how David Noble, winner of last year’s Membership Draw, describes his experience on a recent delegation to Nicaragua and Honduras to meet with MEC and CODEMUH, two women’s organizations that work with maquila or sweatshop workers. He traveled with Barbara Wood, CoDev Executive Director along with representatives from CUPE and BCGEU. “It was an incredible experience”. (more…)

Viva las mujeres centroamericanas! Viva!

Long live Central American women!

CoDev’s Executive Director, Barbara Wood is leading a delegation of Canadian Partners to Nicaragua and Honduras to meet with the women’s organization partners that work in the Maquila or sweatshop sector. She writes from Nicaragua. (more…)

CoDev partner, MEC Recognised for Outstanding Work

The Nicaraguan women’s movement, MEC was selected by the BC Council for International Cooperation to receive the 2013 International Award of Leadership recognising leadership, collaboration, and innovation in their field. (more…)

BCTF – Larry Kuehn on International Solidarity

CoDev has been working with the BC Teachers’ Federation since we began in 1985. Larry Kuehn, former President and now Director of Research and Technology is a long-time international solidarity activist. In this Teacher magazine interview, Larry talks about why he got involved (a CoDev organized tour in 1985!) and the impact of the BCTF solidarity work.