May 4 - 17, 2015. Registration opens Feb 2, 2015. This exciting, multi-disciplinary training program that includes in class learning and a 3-day field simulation, will provide students and mid-career professionals with the core humanitarian competencies that are essential for anyone involved in disaster response and/or humanitarian assistance.
Feb 10 - Apr 21, 2015. African Heritage Month, recent discoveries in Acadian history and the fiftieth anniversary of the Canadian flag are among the topics to be featured in the upcoming Evenings at Government House, a public event series hosted by the lieutenant governor.
February 3, 2015 @ 7:30 pm. Scotiabank Auditorium, McCain Building, Dalhousie University. The WELD KERNOHAN LECTURE and INDIGENOUS SPEAKERS SERIES present "Discrimination: Government Funding Policies & Implications for the Health of First Nations Children" with speakers Cindy Blackstock, Philippa Pictou and moderator Trina Roach (APTN).
Submission Deadline: March 25, 2015. Submissions from 1min - 35mins. Submissions must reflect the African Canadian/Nova Scotian/Multicultural experience or be created by African Canadian/Nova Scotian or Multicultural filmmakers.
Feb 3, 2015 @ 5-7 pm. Just Us! Cafe, 5896 Spring Garden Rd. Do you wonder what international development organizations are doing in Nova Scotia? Do you wonder how to can get involved in international development? On Tuesday February 3rd, the Atlantic Council for International Cooperation invites you to attend their International Development Week event that will showcase ACIC members and the opportunities that exist for you to get involved. Snacks and coffee/tea will be provided. Development and Peace, BTS Guatemala-Maritimes Solidarity Network, Uganda Venture, Chalice, Dalhousie IDS Department, IDEAS, Canadian Red Cross will be attending! And now Cuso International!
Feb 6, 2015 @ 12-5 pm. University of New Brunswick Faculty of Law (Ludlow Hall) 41 Dineen Dr., Fredericton, New Brunswick. Join the UNB International Law Society and the Red Cross as they host their annual international humanitarian law (IHL) conference. This year's conference title is Playing By The Rules: State & Non-State Actors and Compliance With IHL. The conference is FREE and we will be serving a light lunch & snacks throughout the afternoon. Lunch will be from 12 - 12:30 and the conference will begin at 12:30. The amazing line of speakers is as follows: Jonathan Somer (Persona Grata Consulting), Andrew Carswell (International Committee of the Red Cross in Washington), Robert Petit (Crimes Against Humanity and War Crimes Section, Justice Canada), and Catherine Gribbin (Canadian Red Cross).
Feb 1-28, 2015. Atlantic Canada. Encourage your school to be ACTive Global Citizens by participating in the ACT 4 Global Change Challenge! The Atlantic Council for International Cooperation (ACIC) is celebrating the 25th International Development Week (February 1-7, 2015) by challenging Atlantic Canadians to ACT 4 Global Change during the entire month of February in the ACT 4 Global Change Challenge!
Application Deadline: March 1, 2015. The application process for the Young Leaders Program - as well as youth scholarships to attend the Women Deliver 2016 Conference - is now open! The Young Leaders Program is a three-year fellowship program for young people (under the age of 30) who are passionate about maternal, sexual, and reproductive health and rights.