Global Impact Soirée : Celebrating Canada's International Contributions
Start date: 9 May, 2017
End date: 10 May, 2017
On the occasion of Canada's 150th, the Canadian Council for International Co-operation (CCIC) will host a Global Impact Soirée, an elegant and inspiring social event to celebrate the achievements of our colleagues, community, and country. This event will highlight the Global Impact Awards, which honour 15 Canadian contributions to a fairer, more sustainable, and safer world. The Global Impact Soirée is a unique opportunity for the international community to come together to mark Canada’s leadership on the global stage.
Nature of the Project Reach
The Global Impact Soirée and Global Impact Awards celebrate Canada's global leadership by highlighting 15 past international contributions. The 15 contributions will be showcased in a digital online exhibit and a podcast series.
• Educate, inspire, and engage the Canadian public about Canada’s contributions internationally;
• Strengthen and broaden public awareness and political support for Canada’s renewed leadership on the global stage;
• Celebrate Canada's global leadership by recognizing 15 Canadian contributions to the world;
• Convene the international community to mark the last decades of global cooperation;