Canada’s global pledge to support women and children’s health a positive down-payment

Oslo, Norway – On November 6th, the Canadian government increased its commitment to the Global Financing Facility by $50 million CAD for the 2015-2020 period. This amount contributed to a total replenishment of 1 billion USD that will transform the health and nutrition of the world’s poorest women, children, and adolescents.

Although Canada’s commitment falls short of the $240 million CAD …

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Education is elevated on the global agenda – Canadian coalition of leading development, humanitarian and grassroots advocacy organizations welcomes historic announcement for the education of children – especially girls – living in crisis-situations

A Canada-led G7 Declaration to educate and empower girls in crisis-situations supported with a $3.8 B global commitment could have an impact on more than eight million children all over the world.

Quebec City, June 9, 2018 – Canada’s leading development, humanitarian and grassroots advocacy organizations today celebrate a Canadian commitment to invest CAD $400M over three years for girls’ …

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More than 160,000 Canadian and global citizens call on world leaders to make education for children in crises a priority, ensuring girls are not left behind

Canada’s leading ask Government of Canada at the G7 Summit to commit $500M in new funding for educating children in crises and closing the education gap between girls and boys

Ottawa, 5 June 2018– Today in Ottawa, CEOs of Canada’s leading development and humanitarian agencies called on the Government of Canada to show continued leadership at the G7 Summit for …

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RESULTS Canada Announces Executive Director

The Board and staff of RESULTS Canada are pleased to announce the appointment of Chris Dendys as Executive Director.  Chris has had a long affiliation with RESULTS, having served with the organization from 2006 to 2011 and returning in recent months to serve as part-time and Interim ED.  Her decision to rejoin in a full-time capacity is welcome, as is …

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New Investments in Official Development Assistance a Good Start – but More Leadership Needed

Today’s federal budget provides important new resources for official development assistance, with $2 billion allocated to foreign aid over the next 5 years.  However, this investment is not enough to ensure Canada’s contribution to ODA moves us closer to the international standard of 0.7 percent of gross national income.

New investments are a positive first step, but even with these commitments …

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Increased Resources for Education a Good Start, More Leadership Required

Today at the World Economic Forum in Davos; Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced a Canadian pledge of $180 million over three years (2018-2020) to the Global Partnership for Education (GPE). The announcement means that millions more children around the world will have access to education.

The pledge to GPE comes after an exceptional effort by RESULTS Canada citizen advocates who …

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Global Partnership for Education Campaign Update

The Canadian Government recently put forth a bold plan to advance gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls. The Feminist International Assistance Policy has an admirable aim of reducing poverty and building a more inclusive, peaceful and prosperous world but will only be successful if it’s complemented by equally ambitious financing.

Education is one of the …

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Appointment of an Interim Executive Director

The RESULTS Canada Board of Directors is pleased to announce that Chris Dendys recently joined the RESULTS Canada staff team as Interim Executive Director.

Ms. Dendys is an experienced advocate and well recognized for her ability to focus on delivering smart advocacy strategies, advancing policy, and pursuing meaningful and impactful goals. Ms. Dendys was most recently the Director of External Relations …

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Budget 2017: Rapid Action Required

The release of the Canadian Federal Budget last week shows we have much work to do in the fight to end extreme poverty. The budget saw no increase to the international assistance envelope (IAE), which means the upcoming fiscal year will see no new money for the lifesaving interventions that inform our advocacy. As you know, Canada’s commitment to official …

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RESULTS Canada’s statement on the 2017 federal budget

RESULTS Canada is deeply disappointed by the federal government’s decision to not increase Official Development Assistance in the 2017 budget. This budget does not put Canada back on the world stage. Instead, it misses an opportunity to foster greater global stability and prosperity.

The 2017 budget marks Canada’s continually low commitment to international assistance. At 0.26 per cent of gross national income, Canada’s Official Development …

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