Officially launched by Alternatives in Kinshasa in March 2003, the Civil Society Internet Portal in DRC remains today the virtual meeting place for
Congolese civil society organizations. It offers the benefits of a dynamic Internet
presence to all civil society networks and organizations, and at the same
time helps develop civil society organizations, their actions and their
Did you know that Quebec taxpayers spend almost $800M every year to finance the Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA)??
Did you know that Quebec-based organisations have been assigned only 0,6% of CIDA-backed projects last year??
More and more, the values promoted by the federal government through international cooperation are clashing with those of Quebec's international cooperation organisations, and so federal funds are becoming less and less available to local organisations.
It's been already six months since Stephen Harper was elected with majority. Since then, people from all over have risen against his policies. Quite rightly! Destruction of the gun registry, non-observance of
bilingualism in the public sector, torpedoing of international
agreements on environment, increase in military funding…
The list could go on and on!
Partenaires solidaires is AQOCI and its 65 members’ campaign for a
better partnership with the government in international cooperation. For
40 years, Canada has been a leader in international cooperation. Today,
it is at risk of loosing this status because it does not value real
partnership with international cooperation organizations.