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2015 Speakers Series: The Future of International Solidarity: an open dialogue

Come and join us for a lively dialogue with life-long social justice activists to celebrate our 40th anniversary, and to re-think international cooperation and solidarity together.

Mar 4, 2015

Woman from Burkina Faso

Inter Pares Film Nights - spotlight on landgrabs (in French)

For our 40th anniversary, we will showcase thought-provoking documentaries for free to inspire, inform and galvanize action for more equal societies. This month, we showcase Fièvre verte, a documentary that shines a light on a phenomenon of massive land acquisition by foreign corporate interest in West Africa. This film gives voices to communities, especially women, who have to live with the disastrous consequences of landgrabs in Côte d'Ivoire, and Guinea-Bissau.

Mar 2, 2015

Communauté affectée par l'accaparement des terres en Afrique de l'Ouest

Join the Feminist Party this International Women's Day

Celebrate International Women's Day in Ottawa by joining the Feminist Party!

Feb 27, 2015

Feminist Party

Women’s Voices in 2015 Elections

This bulletin presents how women's voice will be crucial in 2015, while Canada, Sudan and Burma will hold national elections.

Jan 15, 2015

February bulletin cover

Politics in Sudan need women’s voices

Inter Pares counterparts act with determination and courage in Sudan to press for change, for peace, and for democracy in the face of incredible odds.

Jan 11, 2015

Feminist resource library

Election year in Burma

Social justice activists in Burma are about to face a major dilemma. In late 2015, Burma will hold its first national elections since the "transition to democracy.”

Jan 11, 2015

Women's  march in the street of Burma

Green Fever documentary

A must-see documentary video on the worldwide phenomenon of massive land acquisition in West Africa.

Dec 1, 2014

Communauté affectée par l'accaparement des terres en Afrique de l'Ouest

Search for Justice in Guatemala: film screening and discussion

Join Inter Pares and the First Unitarian Congregation of Ottawa's Social Justice Working Group at this special event.

Nov 26, 2014

Mayan offering

Unforgettable learning exchange for West African, Canadian and Indian farmers

While continents apart, West Africa and the State of Andhra Pradesh in India share similar challenges.

Nov 2, 2014

Indian and West African farmers learning exchange

Connecting the Dots: The power of people meeting people

This bulletin presents how Inter Pares link individuals and organizations from Canada, the Philippines, Guatemala, India and West Africa.

Nov 2, 2014

November Bulletin Cover

Canadian women have questions. Are our party leaders Up for Debate?

More than 100 women's organizations - including Inter Pares - seek to create a national conversation on gender equality and women's rights in the lead up to the next federal election.

Nov 2, 2014

Up for Debate campaign graphic

Health and Humanity: Connecting the Philippines and Canada

Inter Pares brought together Dr. Junice Melgar, Director of Likhaan, and Mike McBane, then Coordinator of the Canadian Health Coalition.

Oct 31, 2014

Inter Pares Annual Speaker Series in Ottawa April 2014

Inequalities: the central focus of a regional Leadership Forum in Kenya

The Forum, organized by our long-term counterpart ACORD, brought together 47 African and international social justice activists.

Oct 1, 2014

Participants au forum

Ottawa One World Film Festival

Don’t miss Ottawa’s unique ONE WORLD FESTIVAL showcasing incredible documentaries on social justice, human rights and environmental issues.

Sep 24, 2014

One World Festival Ottawa Poster

Waves of Change: Sustainable Food for All

Hundreds of food leaders from across Canada will converge in Halifax November 13-16th, 2014 for Waves of Change: Sustainable Food for All, Food Secure Canada’s eighth National Assembly.

Sep 4, 2014

Waves of Change logo

Upholding the Law on Shifting Sands

A courageous community in Bangladesh reclaims their land.

Sep 4, 2014

Kandergaon community committee

Inter Pares submission to DFATD consultation Draft Civil Society Partnership Strategy

Inter Pares welcomes the DFATD’s consultative process on its new Draft Civil Society Partnership Policy to which it recommends 11 modifications.

Sep 4, 2014

Inter Pares submission cover

Land Rights and Communities

This bulletin is about struggles for land rights that communities are facing – and overcoming – in Bangladesh, Mexico, and nine West African countries.

Sep 4, 2014

September 2014 Bulletin cover

Inter Pares participates in DFATD Consultation on Civil Society Partnerships

Inter Pares made a series of policy recommendations to the Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development (DFATD) as part of a consultation process regarding Civil Society Partnerships.

Aug 20, 2014

Document cover

Let's Raise Funds for Social Change

Do you need to raise money for a local food bank, a bike coop, for refugee support services?

Aug 20, 2014

Let's Raise Money for Social Change

Digging Deeper

Digging Deeper - Toward Greater Action on Global Rights for Women and Girls

Jul 25, 2014

Digging Deeper Report cover

Inter Pares strongly condemns the closing of Salmmah Women’s Center in Sudan

Inter Pares strongly condemns the closing of the Salmmah Women’s Resource Center office based in Khartoum by state authorities in Sudan.

Jun 25, 2014

Women in Sudan

2013 Full Financial Statements

These are our full financial statements for 2013. 

Jun 24, 2014

2013 financial statements

The Peoples' Social Forum in Ottawa!

From August 21st to August 24th, 2014, Ottawa will host the Peoples’ Social Forum, a unique public space for activists.

Jun 23, 2014

People Social Forum

Inter Pares at the International Conference "Feeding Cities"

On June 23rd, Inter Pares program manager Eric Chaurette will present a workshop on Landgrabs in West Africa at the international conference "Feeding Cities: Rural-Urban Connections and the Future of Family Farming."

Jun 19, 2014

Feeding cities - Conference

A holistic approach to a dangerous disease

The Back Pack Health Worker Team provides primary health care to a quarter of a million people.

Jun 15, 2014

Workshop with villagers

Roundtable on Tax Justice and Human Rights in Montreal

Join us at the Roundtable on Tax Justice and Human Rights on June 18.

Jun 13, 2014


Health Workers with Grassroots Responses to Crisis

This bulletin is about disasters and disease outbreaks that demand a response. Inter Pares counterparts are ideally placed to provide effective solutions.

Jun 6, 2014

June Bulletin cover

Understanding land acquisitions in West Africa

Learn how farmers are working with Canadian researchers and Inter Pares to document the impact of landgrabs in Africa.

Jun 3, 2014

COPAGEN members at Inter Pares office

(In)Equality Matters: tax justice, tax havens and the international economy

The global economy creates inequality and poverty, and bankrupts countries. This is irrational and unjust.

May 28, 2014

Kwesi Obeng and Jamie Kneen

Tsilhqot’in First Nation fights mine to save Teztan Biny

MiningWatch Canada supports British Columbia First Nations in their struggle to protect their livelihoods, land and water.

May 20, 2014

Saving Teztan Biny- Canada

Canadians raised their voice for mining accountability on May 14th

Over 80,000 people sent a letter or postcard to their MP to call for access to justice here in Canada for people who have been harmed by Canadian extractive companies abroad.

May 14, 2014

Rally on Parliament Hill

Farmers in Ghana displaced for Canadian mine seek justice

Farmers desperate after 10 year struggle for fair compensation for farms destroyed for Canadian mine.

May 5, 2014

Sefwi farmers

Canadian solidarity with migrant workers

Inter Pares promotes solidarity and collaboration between the migrant justice and food justice movements.

May 2, 2014

Photo: Laura Elizabeth Poh, Bread for the World

Inter Pares Annual Report 2013 – Globalize Equality

This Annual Report reflects the depth of the collaboration we develop with our counterparts in Latin America, Africa, Asia and Canada.

May 1, 2014

2013 Annual Report Cover

In Guatemala, Indigenous people seek justice after internal armed conflict

Guatemalan Mayan community seeks justice around two emblematic cases that took place during the country's internal armed conflict.

May 1, 2014

A Maya Ixil woman testifies at a genocide trial in Guatemala City.

Asha El-Karib and Amanda Dale: An ongoing conversation on women’s equality

Two women’s rights activists from Canada and Sudan reflect on commonalities in the fight for women’s equality.

Apr 20, 2014

Asha and Amanda

Making free trade into fairer trade: The work of Third World Network

Sanya Reid Smith works for Inter Pares counterpart, Third World Network analyzing trade agreements such as the Trans Pacific Partnership.

Apr 20, 2014

Afsar Jafri from Focus on the Global South, Sanya Reid Smith from Third World Network – Asia, and Inter Pares staff member Rita Morbia.

Public financing for women’s rights in the Philippines

Likhaan, a women’s health organization in the Philippines, advocates for universal healthcare and reproductive rights.

Apr 17, 2014

A Likhaan clinic in Metro Manila