From Sept. 24-27, the One World Film Festival in Ottawa will provide a series of documentaries on global issues that will inspire you to make informed choices about Canada’s future.
Sep 22, 2015
Hear what the party leaders have to say about issues affecting women.
Sep 21, 2015
For two years, over 500 farmers from the different cotton-growing regions in Burkina Faso documented their experience with Monsanto’s Bt cotton. This three-year farmer-led research initiative, called “Bt Cotton and Us: The Truth from our Fields,” provides an important counterbalance, as Burkina Faso was the first country in West Africa to adopt genetically modified organisms (GMOs), and industry often lauds its success when promoting GMOs in other countries.
Sep 3, 2015
Inter Pares works to support and promote food sovereignty and ecological agriculture. Here are a few of the reasons Inter Pares is concerned about GMOs.
The Canadian Health Coalition (CHC), of which Inter Pares is a member, invites you to join a Twitter Rally on September 9th, 2015, in support of pu
Sep 2, 2015
Join thousands of individuals and organizations across the country who want to make food a critical issue in the federal election this fall!
Fall is here, and so is a fresh crop of Inter Pares Film Nights!
For International Human Rights Day, we will screen Granito, a documentary that recounts the extraordinary story of how a film about the civil war in Guatemala helped a new generation of human rights activists tip the scales of justice in the trial against the country’s former dictator, Efraín Rios Montt.
The World According to Monsanto is a documentary about the controversial corporate operations of Monsanto, the world leader in genetically modified organisms (GMOs).
Inter Pares and partners will present The Price We Pay, an incendiary documentary by Harold Crooks on the disastrous impacts of offshore finance and tax avoidance on our society.
An arrest warrant and Interpol notice have been issued, in the hope of extraditing Col. Salloum to face justice.
Sep 1, 2015
This bulletin shows how Inter Pares is supporting communities to find justice in Bangladesh and Burkina Faso. It also examines the human abuses perpetrated against migrant workers here in Canada.
Inter Pares staff Eric Chaurette visited a cotton farmer group in Burkina Faso in February 2015. He got the latest news on the farmer-researcher project.
The vulnerable situation of migrant workers in Canada.
Nijera Kori landless groups in the communities of Charbata, Bangladesh, successfully led collective action to protect the land to farm and the river to fish.
The debate we had originally imagined will not happen. But, this is certainly not the end of the road. The issues we care about can, and will be, a major part of this federal election.
Aug 27, 2015
The Secret Trial 5 is a documentary that features the human impact of the “war on terror” in Canada. The screening will be followed by a discussion with Monia Mazigh, National Coordinator of the ICLMG and spouse of Maher Arar.
Aug 17, 2015
Jul 14, 2015
Tiniguena, founded in 1991, is a courageous organization that over its history has managed to accomplish big things.
Jun 19, 2015
Four years ago this week, conflict in Kachin State, northern Burma, broke a seventeen-year ceasefire agreement.
Jun 12, 2015
Learn how ICLMG, Inter Pares counterpart, promotes and defends civil liberties and human rights here in Canada.
Jun 10, 2015
This bulletin is about the importance of promoting citizen's rights to defend rights around the world, with specific examples from Canada, Guinea-Bissau, and El Salvador.
Early 2015, staff member Patricia Charest Mugwaneza visited Inter Pares’ counterpart Tiniguena. She shares her experience.
El Salvador shows some signs of openness for dialogue between the government and civil society.
Inter Pares was a proud sponsor of the closing events of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission on Aboriginal residential schools.
Jun 4, 2015
Inter Pares welcomes the announcement of the reconstitution of the Parliamentary Friends of Burma (PFOB).
Through five reports, the GMO Inquiry explores critical unanswered questions about the impacts of GMOs.
Jun 2, 2015
Dr. Melgar and Dr. Estrada Claudio are both co-founders of Likhaan, an Inter Pares counterpart in the Philippines.
Jun 1, 2015
For over 20 years, Inter Pares has collaborated with local groups in Burma and neighbouring countries.
May 27, 2015
This is our 5th edition of Inter Pares’ Free Film Nights, and we will be presenting a private screening of “Burma VJ,” a documentary by Danish filmmaker Anders Østergaard.
Over the twenty-five years that Peter worked for Inter Pares, he brought his passion, courage, talent, and deep commitment to social justice to many issues and struggles around the world.
May 22, 2015
We’re calling on YOU to join us on Tuesday, May 12, 2015. During a week of activities spotlighting justice for communities harmed by Canadian mining companies, we’re taking to social media to call on the government to make Canada #Open4Justice, not just open for business!
May 5, 2015
Live again or discover the highlights of Inter Pares 40th anniversary event by watching these videos.
On April 30th, over 100 activists from Ottawa-Gatineau and around the world joined Inter Pares for its 40th anniversary event.
The speaking notes from Sari Tudiver, Chair of Inter Pares' Board of Directors, at Inter Pares 2015 Annual General Meeting.
May 4, 2015
Executive Director Rita Morbia's speaking notes at Inter Pares 2015 Annual General Meeting.
Come join us for the 4th night in our series of Inter Pares Film Nights. This month, we will be watching and discussing “The Hole Story,” the 2011 documentary by Quebec filmmakers Richard Desjardins and Robert Monderie. "The Hole Story" analyzes Canada's mining industry, particularly its impacts on the environment and workers’ health. After the film, several key activists in the mining justice movement will join us to answer questions and engage in a discussion.
May 1, 2015
This year Inter Pares celebrates its 40th anniversary, and enthusiastically launches its fifth decade of global social action.
Apr 30, 2015
"Side Effects" was part of a larger organizing process that brought together women on health and social justice, and that spanned several years.
Apr 29, 2015
This Annual Report looks back at some of what we, our counterparts in the South, and our supporters and collaborators in Canada have achieved over those decades.
Inter Pares' Full Financial Statements for 2014
Apr 22, 2015
On April 21st, we call on people to honour the memory of U Win Tin, the co-founder of Burma's National League for Democracy and one of the country's longest-serving political prisoners, by raising awareness and taking action for the release of political prisoners still in jail. Please wear a blue shirt or blue clothing, post pictures of yourself wearing blue on social media, and let people know that there are still political prisoners in jail, and that they need our support.
Apr 14, 2015
Presentation made by Inter Pares staff member Guillaume Charbonneau in front of the All-Party Parliamentary Group for the Prevention of Genocide and Other Crimes against Humanity.
Mar 27, 2015
Come and join us for our 3rd edition of Inter Pares Film Nights. This month, we will be watching and discussing “El Contrato” (The Contract), a documentary by award-winning filmmaker, community artist, and teacher Min Sook Lee. “El Contrato” follows farmers from Central Mexico in their annual migration to southern Ontario to pick tomatoes. The documentary shines a light on the unfair working conditions of these migrant workers who come to Canada every year and who work under conditions that no local worker would accept.
Mar 25, 2015
By Embassy Magazine's Kristen Shane.
Mar 18, 2015
Come and join us for a lively dialogue with life-long social justice activists to celebrate our 40th anniversary, and to re-think international cooperation and solidarity together.
Mar 4, 2015
Our inspiring counterparts from Africa, Latin America, and Asia are committed to gender equality.
For our 40th anniversary, we will showcase thought-provoking documentaries for free to inspire, inform and galvanize action for more equal societies. This month, we showcase Fièvre verte, a documentary that shines a light on a phenomenon of massive land acquisition by foreign corporate interest in West Africa. This film gives voices to communities, especially women, who have to live with the disastrous consequences of landgrabs in Côte d'Ivoire, and Guinea-Bissau.
Mar 2, 2015
Celebrate International Women's Day in Ottawa by joining the Feminist Party!
Feb 27, 2015
Feb 24, 2015