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Webliography of Internet Resources for Global Education

Organizations and networks dealing with global issues


Canada-based organizations

This NPO supports local community-based initiatives working towards the greater economic, social, and political rights of people.

Canadian Centre for Policy Initiatives (CCPA)
The CCPA is an independent non-partisan research institute concerned with issues of social and economic justice.

Canadian Centres for Teaching Peace
The goal of this Canadian nonprofit is to promote lasting peace by encouraging individuals to think globally and act locally.

Canadian Crossroads International
Develop partnerships with southern countries, by organizing volunteer co-op placements and educating the public on development issues.

Canadian Feed the Children (CFTC)
CFTC programs provide clean water, healthy food, medical care, sanitation, and education to the world’s children.

Canadian Food for the Hungry
FH Canada is a charitable organization dedicated to sustainable development and emergency response worldwide.

Canadian Organization for Development through Education (CODE)
CODE supports education programs in developing countries through provision of learning materials and support for literacy trainers.

Canadian Red Cross (CRC)
The Youth Tap Program of the CRC works actively with youth, teachers, and youth leaders around critical contemporary global issues.

CARE Canada
CARE Canada’s mission is to serve individuals and families in the poorest communities in the world.

Impact First Canada
This is an organization dedicated to creating equal access to social and economic opportunities for individuals and communities in low-income countries.

International Development Research Centre (IDRC)
IDRC works with researchers from the developing world in their search for the means to build more equitable and more prosperous societies.

Maquila Solidarity Network
Promotes solidarity with groups in Mexico, Central America, Africa, and Asia in maquiladora factories to improve conditions and earn a living wage.

MATCH International
This is a Canadian women’s international organization guided by a feminist vision of sustainable development.

Results Canada
Results Canada is a national network of volunteers, committed to creating the political will to end hunger.

Saskatchewan Council for International Cooperation (SCIC)
SCIC explores new opportunities for Saskatchewan people to get involved in international co-operation and development.

Stephen Lewis Foundation
Founded to ease the pain of HIV/AIDS in Africa.

Urban Agriculture: a Global Initiative
This is a response to an escalating demand worldwide for expertise and technical assistance for sustainable urban food production.

USC Canada
USC Canada is a voluntary organization working to promote strong, healthy, and just communities in developing countries.

World Literacy of Canada (WLC)
WLC supports community-based programs that emphasize adult literacy and non-formal education for both children and adults.

British Columbia-based organizations

BC Council for International Cooperation
The BCCIC is a coalition of international development organizations. This site houses a directory of the Coalition’s member organizations.

BC Teachers for Peace and Global Education
This is a provincial specialist association of the BC Teachers' Federation. They promote and encourage peace and global education throughout BC through workshops, seminars, conferences and publications.

Canadian Harambee Education Society (CHES)
CHES provides scholarships for poor, bright high school girls in Africa and supports special projects, such as the construction of libraries.

CoDevelopment Canada
CoDev Canada forms partnerships between groups in BC and Latin America in order to build alliances for social change.

Continuum: Advocacy and Educational Fieldwork
Continuum uses education to facilitate ways of being and acting that support equality, human rights, and harmony between people.

David Suzuki Foundation
Since 1990, the Foundation has worked to find ways for society to live in balance with the natural world that sustains us. Nature Challenge E-Newsletter 

HOPE International Development Agency
Working in Africa, Asia, and the Americas HOPE undertakes and supports people-oriented projects.

International Institute for Child Rights and Development
IICRD is a Canadian leader in community-based, national and international applications of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child.

Red SEPA – IDEA Network
Red SEPA seeks to build an understanding of the impact of neo-liberal policies on education throughout the Americas

Victoria International Development Education Association
VIDEA has been involved in the promotion and delivery of global education in Victoria since 1977.

International organizations

Amnesty International
Worldwide movement of people who campaign for internationally recognized human rights.

Doctors without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières
MSF provides medical help to people caught in catastrophes such as armed conflicts, natural disasters, epidemics, and famines. MSF Canada Website 

Education International
This is a global union representing education workers worldwide. EI Online Resource Library 

As a global organization, Greenpeace focuses on the most crucial worldwide threats to our planet’s biodiversity and environment.

International Campaign to Ban Landmines (ICBL)
This is a network of more than 1,400 NGOs working in 90 countries, working for a global ban on landmines. ICBL Newsletter  

International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC)
The ITUC directs campaigns on issues such as the defence of trade union and workers’ rights, and the eradication of child labour.

MoveOn Civic Action is a nonprofit US organization that primarily focuses on education and advocacy on important national issues.

Oxfam International
Oxfam International is a confederation of organizations working together to find lasting solutions to poverty, suffering, and injustice. Oxfam Canada Website 

Save the Children
This is a relief organization that creates opportunities for the world’s children to live safe, healthy, and fulfilling lives. STC Canada Website 

Teachers without Borders
An international NGO, devoted to closing the education divide through teacher professional development and community education.

Trickle Up Program
The Trickle Up Program helps the lowest income people worldwide out of poverty, by providing loans and business training.

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