Latest Updates

Results: 463

Inter Pares office closed

In light of COVID-19, the Inter Pares office will be closed until further notice, based on advice from public health authorities.

Mar 16, 2020

Women of Sudan: Sparking Revolution, Creating Change

In celebration of International Women's Day, we are pleased to share with you a collection of testimonies of resistance from the 2019 uprising in Sudan.

Mar 6, 2020

Women at the heart of Senegal’s transition to agroecology

ENDA Pronat and allies launch a series of policy recommendations to support Senegal's transition to agroecology.

Feb 26, 2020

Employment Opportunity – Finance and Office Manager

Please note that we are unfortunately unable to proceed with the hiring process at this time.

 

Feb 10, 2020

Call for Nominations: 2020 Peter Gillespie Social Justice Award

Raise the profile of youth-led organization by nominating it for the 2020 Peter Gillespie Social Justice Award.

Feb 7, 2020

Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights Across Borders

Learn about Inter Pares' new cross-geographic program, Building Momentum for Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights.

Jan 31, 2020

Building Momentum

Building Momentum explores our new cross-geographic program and explains how counterparts will expand their programming on SRHR.

Jan 30, 2020

Highlights 2019

2019 has been a year of shared struggle, of solidarity, to globalize equality. Here are some of our most memorable moments.

Dec 20, 2019

Highlights 2019

2019 has been a year of shared struggle, of solidarity, to globalize equality. Here are some of our most memorable moments.

Dec 17, 2019

Stories of Solidarity

We are together in the struggle for social justice. Make a gift in solidarity.

Nov 21, 2019

Colombian Truth Commission hears testimony from Inter Pares

Latin America Program Manager Bill Fairbairn provided testimony about his experience working in support of human rights and peace in Colombia for the past thirty years.

Nov 21, 2019

Celebrating 50 years of the National Farmers Union

Inter Pares is a proud supporter and ally of the National Farmers Union (NFU).

Nov 11, 2019

National Farmers Union 50th anniversary

Clinic 554 announces impending closure

Clinic 554, offering one-of-a-kind services in Fredericton, New Brunswick, is being forced to close due to financial uncertainty.

Oct 24, 2019

Dr. Adrian Edgar, Medical Director of Clinic 554

The Power of Recognition

The Power of Recognition takes a closer look at the importance of acknowledging people, experiences and contributions to social justice movements.

Oct 24, 2019

Bearing Witness in Bangladesh

At Inter Pares, our role isn’t only to support struggles abroad – but also to bring those struggles back home, to share them with you, with our allies and supporters across the country.

Oct 23, 2019

Mae Tao Clinic: Thirty years of building healthy communities

The clinic’s momentous anniversary was celebrated and applauded at home in Mae Sot, Thailand and around the world.

Oct 23, 2019

Practicing Recognition

At Inter Pares, we see our role as expressing solidarity with counterparts' struggles. We recognize, and we celebrate together.

Oct 23, 2019

Call for peace and respect for human rights in Colombia

On the eve of the International Day of Peace, the undersigned Canadian organizations are joining to express their profound concern over an escalating human rights crisis in Colombia and continued threats to the Colombian peace process.

Sep 20, 2019

Demonstrators for peace in Bogota, Colombia

Universal pharmacare now!

Canada is the only country with a universal health care system that does not include free prescription drugs. Yet there is a consensus in this country that everyone should have access to medication based on need, not the ability to pay.

Sep 12, 2019

Medicare advocates on Parliament Hill in Ottawa with red umbrellas

People Over Profit

People Over Profit explores corporate power – and community resistance.

Sep 4, 2019

Stopping the unstoppable: Citizen resistance to exterminator technology in Burkina Faso

“We will not be your guinea pigs!” Inter Pares counterpart COPAGEN asserted at a press conference denouncing Target Malaria’s plans to release gene

Sep 4, 2019

Land is Life

Our counterparts in Burma courageously unite around the guiding principle that ‘land is life’.

Sep 4, 2019

Challenging, Confronting and Defying Corporate Power

Inter Pares actively supports organizations and movements that interrogate, challenge, and curb corporate power.

Sep 4, 2019

Women-led Agroecology

In West Africa, social and patriarchal conditions and norms limit rural women’s opportunities and rights.

Aug 30, 2019

Making food an election issue

Inter Pares is proud to support Eat Think Vote, a non-partisan campaign making sure food is an election issue.

Aug 27, 2019

Remembering Pat Kerans

Inter Pares remembers and celebrates the life of long-time activist and public intellectual Desmond Patrick Kerans.

Aug 21, 2019

The Purple Wave: Health on the Margins

This series of five short videos gives an up-close look at how Likhaan uses alternative, community-based health programs and advocacy to promote women’s reproductive health and well-being.

Jul 17, 2019

The Purple Wave: Health on the Margins

Artists of Inter Pares: Summer 2019

Every July we share one of our favourite traditions – our annual summer reading list. This year, we are shaking things up with “Artists of Inter Pares”, a celebration of creativity in our community.

Jul 16, 2019

Artists of Inter Pares

Inter Pares resigns from Advisory Body

Inter Pares has tendered its resignation from the government’s Multi-Stakeholder Advisory Body on Responsible Business Conduct Abroad (Advisory Body).

Jul 11, 2019

Power to investigate

NEW video series highlights Likhaan Center for Women’s Health

The Purple Wave: Health on the Margins spotlights alternative, community-based health programs and advocacy in Manila.

Jul 4, 2019

The words The Purple Wave: Health on the Margins on a dark purple background

Civil society denounces release of genetically modified mosquitoes in Burkina Faso

Civil society organizations, including Inter Pares, denounce the release of genetically modified “male-sterile” mosquitoes in Burkina Faso.

Jul 2, 2019

Mae Tao Clinic celebrates 30 years

Today Mae Tao Clinic celebrates thirty years of providing healthcare, education and protection… and so much more.

Jun 18, 2019

Taken on the front steps of Parliament in Ottawa – a delegation organized together with Rights and Democracy. Guests included staff the National Coalition Government of Burma, Mae Tao Clinic, Shan Women’s Action Network and the Karen Women’s Organization.

Civil society organizations denounce violence in Sudan

Over ten Canadian civil society organizations denounce the recent and ongoing violent repression against peaceful, non-violent protesters in Sudan.

Jun 11, 2019

A woman holding a Sudanese flag speaks into a megaphone. She is surrounded by protesters.

Government of Canada announces meaningful investment in SRHR

Inter Pares applauds commitment of $1.4 billion, annually, to promote the health and rights of women and girls around the world over a ten-year period, with special focus on SRHR.

Jun 7, 2019

A woman sits smiling at the camera

Sudan’s Revolution: The Struggle Within a Struggle

The women’s movement will continue to organize and shape a revolution that recognizes the autonomy and respects the agency of women.

Jun 7, 2019

A group of Sudanese women gathered in protest with their backs to the camera

DDS and Urok Community Marine Protected Area win 2019 Equator Prize

Inter Pares is thrilled to congratulate two champions of biodiversity on winning the prestigious Equator Prize.

Jun 3, 2019

Inter Pares Annual Report 2018 - Ordinary People; Extraordinary Change

In our 2018 Annual Report, you will read the stories of five extraordinary activists.

May 21, 2019

Defending the right to political and social action

For over four decades Inter Pares has been committed to promoting deep and enduring relationships of common cause among civil society organizations.

May 21, 2019

Reclaim Mother’s Day

What if, this year, we take Mother’s Day back to its roots: a celebration of women as changemakers and contributors to society.

May 7, 2019

Our 2018 Annual Report is out!

This year, we highlight the people of Inter Pares who make the work we do possible.

May 4, 2019

Inter Pares Submission to the Canada Revenue Agency Consultation on Guidance CG-027 on Public policy dialogue and development activities by charities

Inter Pares has long called for the Canadian government to uphold the crucial role of charities in public debate and in Canadian society at large.

May 3, 2019

2018 Full Financial Statements

These are our full financial statements for 2018.

Apr 24, 2019

TWO winners for the 2019 Peter Gillespie Social Justice Award

Inter Pares is thrilled to recognize Clinic 554 and the National Aboriginal Council of Midwives with this year’s Peter Gillespie Social Justice Award.

Apr 24, 2019

Activist Fair: Conversations on Sexual & Reproductive Health & Rights

Don't miss an enlightening evening of spoken word poetry, discussion, and celebration!

Apr 17, 2019

Activist Fair: Conversations on Sexual & Reproductive Health & Rights

On Monday April 29, Inter Pares invites you to Activist Fair: Conversations on Sexual & Reproductive Health & Rights, an e

Apr 5, 2019

Activist Fair: Conversations on Sexual & Reproductive Health & Rights

“Until We Find Them”: Searching for missing loved ones on the road to the North

When her 18-year-old son Heriberto said goodbye and left for the United States, Maria Elena Larios de Gonzalez had no idea he would vanish.

Mar 11, 2019

Demonstrate solidarity with survivors of forced and coerced sterilizations in Canada

For 2019 International Women's Day, support Indigenous women in Canada who have been sterilized without consent.

Mar 4, 2019

My dear sangham sisters

Remarks from Shree Mulay, Inter Pares Board member at the twentieth anniversary of the Mobile Biodiversity Festival, Telangana, India.

Feb 27, 2019

backdrop