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Take your expertise to Africa with CBA’s SIRD project

  • February 16, 2018

The CBA’s Supporting Inclusive Resource Development project is underway in East Africa. With one regional forum under its belt, the project is now planning national forums in Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania to talk about issues dealing with the extractives industry. And the CBA is looking for people with expertise to add to its volunteer database on the project.

Making a difference abroad: CBA’s Young Lawyers International Program is back

  • February 05, 2018

The CBA International Initiatives is thrilled to announce that they have been selected by Global Affairs Canada as a grant recipient for its Young Lawyers Intern Program (YLIP). The grant will provide YLIP with funding for 32 interns each year, over the next four years, to be placed with organizations in developing countries.

What’s new with CBA International Initiatives?

  • December 07, 2017

CBA International Initiatives is providing guidance and support to partners in Vietnam as they create courses on policy development and legislative drafting. They’ve introduced a skills-based method to curriculum development that is a new approach in the country.

Spotlight on East Africa project, call for volunteers

  • December 07, 2017

The project has the green light, the funding is in place, now the CBA just needs to put some people in its resource bank for a program in East Africa focusing on increasing sustainable growth in the region, particularly for women and communities affected by extractive industries. Can we sign you up?

Vietnam Ministry of Justice study mission to Ottawa

  • November 08, 2017

CBA International Initiatives played host in September to a delegation from the Vietnam Ministry of Justice, part of the CBA’s National Legislative Development project, which supports the implementation of a legislative reform taking place in Vietnam.

What’s New with CBA International Initiatives?

  • April 11, 2017

A new five-year project begins in East Africa; the CBA Young Lawyers International Program wraps another successful year; the National Legislative Project in Vietnam is coming to the end of Phase 2; and in Ukraine we’re entering Phase 2 of an agreement to provide technical support to a legal aid project.

CBAII update: SAJECA project comes to a successful conclusion

  • February 08, 2017

CBA International Initiatives’ four-year project in East Africa has come to an end. Read on for a report of the kind of work carried out under the project, and what our volunteers were able to achieve in the total of 1,555 volunteer days they contributed.