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International Development Week is an opportunity to explore how Canada and Canadians are making a difference around the world.

For 23 years, the week has taken place during the first full week of February and you are invited to be part of the celebration. This year, IDW takes place from February 3 to 9.

In celebration of International Development week the newly formed regional BCCIC (British Columbia Council for International Cooperation) network in Nelson will host a networking event on February 7 from 6 to 8 p.m.

The event is for anyone involved in or anyone who is potentially interested to become involved in  International Development and International Humanitarian work. There will be opportunity to learn more about what the network does and for participants to join this free network; current members will also be in attendance.

Information will also be shared about “What in the World is Nelson Doing?” a public engagement event that BCCIC will be hosting later in February.

This networking evening comes with a great free dinner. RVSP Isabelle Herzig by February  2 to ensure your seat: isabelleh@kootenaykids.ca or  250-352-6678 (ext 226).

The event will take place at 402 Victoria Street in Nelson.

 

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