Together, a better world is possible.
SCIC helps Saskatchewan people act on their desire to make the world a better place. We do this by educating Saskatchewan people about global issues like poverty, health, and human rights, and encouraging individuals to take meaningful action. SCIC – or the Saskatchewan Council for International Cooperation – also distributes funding to our member organizations who work on overseas projects to reduce poverty and improve people’s lives. At its core, SCIC is a partnership of organizations doing international development work.
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New and Noteworthy
When you give to SCIC Member projects, your donation is matched by the Government of Saskatchewan and the Government of Canada. It’s the power of Saskatchewan people changing the world … multiplied. Click the banner above to learn more.
SCIC Makes Emergency Ebola Funding Appeal to the Government of Saskatchewan
SCIC calls on the Saskatchewan government to provide emergency relief funding for our members’ Ebola response work, including ongoing health programs and medical infrastructure support in Liberia, Sierra Leone, Guinea, and neighbouring countries.
Global Citizen Award Nominations are Now Open!
Nominations close November 30, 2015
These special awards, initiated by SCIC in 1990, recognize Saskatchewan people who are making amazing contributions to international development, cooperation, peace and justice. In the past, award winners have been varied and included teachers, youth, politicians and those working in the field overseas.
Announcing Ethical Eats! Saskatchewan’s Ethical Food Finder App
Check out Ethical Eats, SCIC’s new online educational tool and mobile app, connecting Saskatchewan people to alternative options to help support a more just global food system. Featuring a business directory to help you find Saskatchewan businesses selling fair trade, local, and organic food options in the province!
Global Citizenship Education Program
We’ve recently expanded our WorldBeat Global Education project into the Global Citizenship Education Program. This renewed focus will allow us to provide Saskatchewan classrooms with social justice resources that dig deeper, through teaching modules, relevant and easy-to-search lesson plans, professional development for teachers, international opportunities for youth, and more!
Toolkit Workshop Series – Fall 2014 Lineup
Running once a month from September to December, 2014, SCIC is excited to offer the Toolkit Workshop Series for the fourth year, providing community organizers, students, NGOs, and other non-profits skills for effective organizing and communication. These half-day workshops combine hands-on, participatory activities with information to make sure you and your organization have the skills to achieve your goals.