Letter to Parliamentarians: Canadian civil society support for the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration

The following letter was sent to all Canadian Parliamentarians from agencies listed at bottom. Re: Canadian civil society support for the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration (GCM) Dear Parliamentarians, In advance of the expected adoption of the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration (GCM) next week in Marrakech, we, as…

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Time is up: Countries at COP24 must urgently step up action to address the climate crisis as the most vulnerable suffer from its escalating impacts

  (Katowice, Poland) — The 24th United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP24) begins on 2 December in Katowice, Poland, where representatives from the governments of nearly 200 countries and numerous civil society organizations will discuss solutions to accelerate the implementation of the Paris Agreement. The conference comes at the end of a year in which…

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Migration Challenges and Opportunities for Canada in the 21st Century

Remarks by: Simran Singh, Senior Humanitarian and Gender Advisor, CARE Canada Shaughn McArthur, Policy and Influence Lead, CARE Canada Delivered to House of Commons Standing Committee on Citizenship and Immigration [Simran Singh] CARE Canada is honoured to contribute to the Committee’s deliberations. CARE is a rights-based, international non-governmental organization. We support life-saving humanitarian assistance, peacebuilding,…

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International Women’s Rights Coalition Calls on Montreal Summit of Women Foreign Ministers to Champion Women Human Rights Defenders at UN General Assembly

A coalition of women’s rights organizations is calling on women foreign ministers participating in a precedent-setting meeting in Montreal this week to make concrete and accountable commitments during the UN General Assembly to recognize, protect and support increasingly persecuted women human rights defenders around the world. In a statement released today, more than 160 women’s…

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Gains on plastics are important, but concrete solutions still needed for climate

New CARE report notes Canada has made progress helping people adapt to climate change, but further G7 support needed OTTAWA – As G7 ministers prepare to discuss ridding the oceans of plastics, CARE is also calling on officials to dive deeper with climate change commitments to protect coastal communities. On Sept. 19-21, G7 ministers on…

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