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La conférence électronique Local Women’s Voices for Peace (voix féminines locales pour la paix) annonce des séances mondiales
September 21 to 24, 2020La conférence électronique Local Women’s Voices for Peace (voix féminines locales pour la paix) annonce des séances...
Local Women’s Voices for Peace will explore the successes and challenges in implementing UNSCR1325 and its impacts on the lives of women and girls over the past 20 years through the shared experiences of local women in all corners of the world. Conference organizers are pleased to announce the e-conference’s schedule, which will offer a range of participatory sessions in a variety of regions, formats, and time zones. Read more…
Apply Now! Pathy Foundation Fellowship for Youth Leaders from StFX, McGill, Queen’s, Bishop’s, and UOttawa
The Pathy Foundation Fellowship provides community-focused experiential learning opportunities for exceptional young leaders to become active and effective change-makers. Graduating students from five partner universities – St. Francis Xavier University, McGill University, Queen’s University, Bishop’s University, and University of Ottawa – have the opportunity to work closely with communities to foster sustainable and positive social change locally, nationally, or internationally.
As the Pathy Foundation Fellowship participants and supporting staff adjust to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, they were swift to see opportunity in creating a participatory digital platform for the revamped Debrief Week. The week was capped with a virtual graduation ceremony as Julia, Jessica, Salome, Giovanni, Stewart, Maggie, Hanan, Lauren, and Nicola join more than 7000 graduates from 122 countries as part of Coady’s graduate network.
The world continues to struggle with the Covid-19 (novel coronavirus) pandemic. As I write these words, many countries are now slowly re-opening...
Coady Institute Executive Director Gord Cunningham shares how we have a responsibility to take part in the dialogue on racism in our society.
The Canadian Council for the Advancement of Education has recognized St. Francis Xavier University and Coady International Institute for the Indigenous Women in Community Leadership (IWCL) Alumni Gathering. The event was awarded gold in the Prix d’Excellence category of Best Indigenous Relations Initiative.
For many graduates of Coady International Institute, the pandemic and the measures put in place in response have led to adaptive and innovative ways to continue to work with citizens and communities. A small group among these graduates – from Nepal, Ethiopia, Kenya, Cameroon, Nigeria, and Ghana – come together to share how they are coping as governance practitioners working through the pandemic.
One of the challenges in Nigeria’s democratic governance process is the lack of depth of public knowledge on reformed criminal justice laws in Nigeria. Due to government policies banning public gatherings and the need for physical distancing, PWAN has had to re-strategize by converting all its awareness programs to radio-based programs.