This is a letter to Deputy Minister Paul Rochon regarding the New Performance Security Requirement on International Development Contracts clause that recently appeared in several RFPs. On behalf of its members and based on feedback received from members, CAIDP proposes to send the letter below. If you have any additional comments, please use the comment feature at the bottom of this message or send an email to email@example.com.
Over 100 of the individual and corporate dues paying members of the Canadian Association of International Development Professionals have taken the next step.
CAIDP Members may be interested in the launch of the new Cowater International Newsletter “Cowater Connects”, which shares information about contracts and job opportunities as well as articles prepared by staff.
United Kingdom's Overseas Development Institute recently put out a guidance note on a flexible approach the Institute uses when conducting literature reviews in international development research (PDF attached).
CAIDP is working on its next bulletin and invites all CAIDP members to submit success stories as short features.
On Monday April 29, 2013, the federal government tabled Bill C-60 in Parliament. This Budget Bill contains the new legislation that formalizes the amalgamation of the Canadian International Development Agency and the Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade. The new department will be called the Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development.
CAIDP Mbr Larry Hendricks shares resources on how AusAID is working with extraction industries
1. Ask a question, do not rant. Don't worry: we all know you're smarter than the speakers, but please be kind and let them know that AFTER the Q & A session.
2. Save some trees. Just bring ID instead of printing out your ticket.
3. Do not be picky about where you sit. We're paying A LOT of money for A/V.
4. Bring business cards. Because the "Hello, My name is..." stickers ruin dress clothes and they are so 1990s.
Quiz your understanding of what it means to be an International Development Consultant!
CAIDP has a long standing commitment to promoting professionalism as well as the entry of more young people in international development.
Kate Higgins from NSI, Diana Rivington on working with the UN and more!
Excited about this year's conference? Itching to get involved? We have listed the top ways that you can play a role in this year's event.
In this announcement: Ottawa Centre MP Paul Dewar on the Senate's recent report on Driving Inclusive Economic Growth, Erin Palmer on Proposal writing, sponsorship info
Inside: IAMGOLD, CARE Canada and info on discounts & sponsorship opportunities!
We are excited to announce that CIDA’s Dave Donovan will be joining us as part of our lunchtime speaker series. More .....
For a limited time only, if you register for the 2013 CAIDP Conference you will enjoy a 5% discount off conference registration fees! This deal is open from Tuesday January 29th to Tuesday February 5th 2013. Don’t miss it!
Two and half months to go until CAIDP 2013!
We are pleased to announce Karim Harji on impact investing and that our friends at the Byward Blue Inn have made finding accommodations just a little easier.
Evan Solomon on CBC's The House radio program interviews new Canadian International Development Agency Minister Julian Fantino about the Agency's transformation
Ernesto Sirolli got his start doing aid work in Africa in the 70's -- and quickly realised how ineffective it was.
A press release on the recent about turn by Minister Baird to channel $2 million for medical supplies through a little known Syrian Canadian Group, Canadian Relief for Syria.