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World Humanitarian Day

World Humanitarian Day
Repeats every year on the 19 of August until Mon Jan 31 2022.
Aug 19 2019 (All day) "Around the world, conflict is forcing record numbers of people from their homes, with over 65 million people now displaced. Children are recruited by armed groups and used to fight. Women are... Read More


KWIC Fall 2019 Open House -Friday, Sept 13, 2019

Sep 13 2019 - 11:00am to 2:00pm

The Kawartha World Issues Centre will be hosting an Open House in collaboration with Sustainable Trent, Trent Oxfam and TRACKS Youth Program. 

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The Artisan Fair

Sep 28 2019 - 10:00am to 2:00pm

Shop early for Christmas amongst a wide variety of HANDCRAFTED goodies! Meet the artists, artisans and crafters. Free admission, free parking, bus stop and free prizes. @ Mark Street United Church... Read More


David Morrison Lecture in International Development

Oct 3 2019 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm

Dr. Ilan Kapoor of York University will deliver the 12th annual David Morrison Lecture in International Development. Free event. 

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Kawartha Farmfest

Oct 5 2019 - 10:00am to 4:00pm

Kawartha Farmfest - Experience the Fall Harvest!

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Federal All Candidates Debate - The Green New Deal

Oct 7 2019 - 7:00pm

Save the Date. Details to come.

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Bayo Akomolafe event poster
Oct 10 2019 - 7:00pm

Join us for a KWIC 30th Anniversary Presentation on Thursday, October 10th, 7pm: The Gift of the Crossroads: Agency,... Read More

World Food Day

Oct 16 2019 - 12:00am

World Food Day is celebrated every year around the world on 16 October in honor of the date of the founding of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations in 1945. 

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44rd Annual Elders & Traditional Peoples Gathering

first peoples house of learning
Nov 1 2019 (All day) to Nov 3 2019 (All day)

Mark your calanders the 44th annual Elders & Traditional Peoples Gathering will be taking place from November 1st to 3rd, 2019. 

This vision that started long ago continues. The... Read More

International Education Week

international education week
Nov 18 2019 (All day) to Nov 22 2019 (All day)

IEW has been celebrated since 2000, showcasing the impact that international education has in preparing students for the world and supports international engagement efforts. It is a reflection of... Read More