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CIC Saskatoon: Creating Hope with Development and Peace: how the sustainable development goals are coming to life

February 5 @ 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm CST

Free

In partnership with the Saskatchewan Council for International Cooperation, the Saskatoon branch of the Canadian International Council invites you an event on the following important international issue:

TOPIC: Creating Hope with Development and Peace: how the sustainable development goals are coming to life.

SPEAKER: Michael LeBlanc, Activator, Development and Peace – Caritas Canada

DATE: Monday, February 05, 2024

PLACE: Saskatoon Club, 417 21st Street East, Saskatoon

TIME: 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

~~~ This is the ninth event of our 2023-24 program ~~~

[Come for the event, starts at 6:00 p.m.

For a fuller experience, come also to the 8:00 pm dinner. Read further below about joining the speaker for dinner.]

In celebration of International Development Week, come join us as Michael LeBlanc, discusses the worldwide impact of the organization Development and Peace – Caritas Canada.

 

With 68 current projects in 62 countries, Development and Peace – Caritas Canada focuses on climate and ecological justice, democracy and citizen participation, justice for women, and peace and reconciliation, among other things. Find out more about the organization’s history, structure and how they are able to join the international community in implementing the Sustainable Development Goals for our shared future on this planet.

 

About our speaker:

Michael LeBlanc has been Development & Peace – Caritas Canada’s Saskatchewan Coordinator since 2021, and previously served as a “D&P” volunteer with his home Parish in Saskatoon. Over the years, he has been involved in a variety of volunteer positions but feels most at home in international solidarity while working toward the Sustainable Development Goals. He and his lovely wife make their home in Saskatoon in the neighbourhood of Caswell Hill.

 

Itinerary:

5:30 p.m. Doors open

6:00 p.m. Public presentation – free and open to the public

7:30 p.m. Event concludes

8:00 p.m. Dinner with the speaker (register online at the Eventbrite site, deadline January 15)

9:30 p.m. Dinner concludes

 

DINNER WITH THE SPEAKERS:

Want to find out even more about the issues, and discuss them with the speaker and other internationalists? Consider buying a dinner ticket and joining us at 8:00 p.m., also at the Saskatoon Club, for dinner with the speaker.

Prices for dinner with the speaker, followed by presentation

$20 – Students

$40 – Non-student CIC members

$50 – Nonmembers

 

Register for dinner with the speaker before February 1, 11:30 a.m. Dinner registrants will be expected to pay even if they cannot or do not attend. Persons with dinner reservations who cannot attend are encouraged to find someone else to take their place.

Details

Date:
February 5
Time:
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm CST
Cost:
Free
Website:
https://cic09-developmentandpeace.eventbrite.ca

Venue

Saskatoon Club
417 21st Street East
Saskatoon, SK S7K 0C5 Canada
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Organizer

CIC Saskatoon Branch