January 2018

Human rights delegation to Guatemala in May 2018

Maritimes-Guatemala Breaking the Silence Delegation to GuatemalaCREATING CHANGE FROM THE ROOTS UP

When: May 5 - 19, 2018
Join a two-week delegation lead by Breaking the Silence Coordinators and
Guatemalan partners, grassroots organizers and Indigenous Maya and Xincacommunities working for social change and justice.
Apply by: January 24, 2018//Orientation weekend: February 9 - 11,Cost: $2300, including international airfare and in-country expenses.
Some bursaries available.
Information and Details:http://www.breakingthesilenceblog.com/?p=4547btscoordinator@gmail.com

Breaking the Silence encourages people from diverse race, gender, ethnic group,age, personality, cognitive style, abilities, education, and backgrounds to apply.BTS delegations are a meaningful way to connect struggles for justice and socialtransformation in Canada and Guatemala. Join us!Stacey GomezMaritimes CoordinatorMaritimes-Guatemala Breaking the Silence Network

Winegard visiting Lectureship on International Development - University of Guelph

Please find attached the poster for this year's
Winegard Lectureship on International Development at the University of Guelph.  The University is pleased to have the
Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of International Development and La Francophonie, as this year's Lecturer.  The public presentation, entitled
The Future is Female: Canada's First Feminist International Assistance Policy, will take place
Monday, January 22, 5:30 to 6:30 in Rozanski Hall 101.




CASID Regional Events in 2018

Happy New Year! As part of its contribution to the Next Generation program, CASID is pleased to announce its support to a roster of Regional Events that will be held in 2018 in four provinces across the country. The overall purpose of these events is to bring academics, students, development practitioners and the general public together to be exposed to and discuss current development issues.  We hope that CASID members will attend those events in their own area. 

The events that will be supported include: