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Six-year project transforms Colombia mining

Since 2015, Comunica has worked with policymakers and local communities to apply new technology and approaches to age-old problems – improving the lives of Colombians, with a focus on the poor, vulnerable and women. On May 31, 2021, the project, funded by Global Affairs Canada, officially came to a close.

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“The future of International NGOs is an important conversation in Australia and globally. They have played critical roles in raising public awareness to humanitarian challenges in corners of the world that might otherwise be invisible.”      – Dr. Bernadette Whitelum

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New season of Good Will Hunters podcast now live, in partnership with Alinea Whitelum

The Good Will Hunters podcast convenes global thinkers for their insights and ideas on what it will take to create the NGO of the future.

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IDW2021: Climate Action Q&A with Alinea Project Directors

Throughout International Development Week, we are tracking progress on environmental sustainability by our projects around the world. From the Caribbean to Africa and Latin America, here is how four Alinea Project Directors are innovating to ensure their projects...

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IDW2021: Feminist One Health Imperative

Empowering women around the world has the potential to be a catalyst to preventing the next pandemic and addressing the many debilitating, neglected, commonly occurring animal-sourced diseases that persist in poorer communities.

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International Education Day amid the COVID-19 pandemic

“The road to meaningful change to girls’ education outcomes requires close collaboration with multiple stakeholders, including schools, government, parents, communities and local leaders.” On January 24, Alinea joins the world in marking International Education Day.

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