International Development Week

International Development Week

By Gabrielle Lepage

International Development Week (#IDW2023) will take place from February 5 to 11 and will be celebrated by Global Affairs Canada, its Canadian development partner organizations.

This week the TAP-EDM team will showcase some of the initiatives Alinea International is helping to implement around the world, through the Global Affairs Canada funded initiative. We will highlight initiatives touching SDGs: Gender Equality – SDG #5 |Climate Action – SDG #13 | #12 Responsible Consumption and Production | #14 Life Below Water | #15 Life on Land.

 “International Development Week (IDW) aims to draw attention to international development and shine a spotlight on Canadians’ contributions to eradicating poverty and to a more peaceful, inclusive and prosperous world. A unique Canadian tradition that began in 1991, IDW is held annually during the first full week of February.”

                            -Global Affairs Canada

IDW has theme each year, linked to the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) – and specifically this year “Go for the Goals.” IDW 2023 aims to inform, inspire and involve Canadians in Canada’s international development efforts. Learn more about international assistance.