Gavin Charles

Policy Team Lead, CCIC

Gavin Charles is an experienced public policy professional who has provided analysis, advice, and strategic communications on a range of global issues in both government and civil society. At CCIC, Gavin engages in research, analysis, and dialogue and collaboration around existing policy and emerging trends in international cooperation. He previously spent more than three years working as a policy aide on Parliament Hill, mainly as the legislative assistant to Canada’s Official Opposition Critic for Foreign Affairs. He has written op-eds, briefing notes, project proposals, speeches, and parliamentary motions, and coordinated national and international meetings and networks.

My Sessions

Canada’s Global Leadership on the 2030 Agenda

Room 106 C

REGISTER FOR THIS SESSION LIMITED SPACE AVAILABLE   In June 2019, the Government of Canada launched its’ interim strategy to implement the 2030 Agenda. The strategy includes 30 concrete actions and will serve as the basis for the development of Canada’s National 2030 Agenda Strategy. Following opening remarks with government representation that will explore Canada’s […]


Direction and Control: The Incompatibility of the Nexus and Canadian Charitable Requirements

Room 106 C

REGISTER FOR THIS SESSION LIMITED SPACE AVAILABLE   The humanitarian-development-peace Nexus is a positive initiative to challenge and motivate humanitarian organizations to more effective programming.   The ideas and strategy behind the Nexus is commendable. However, within Canada’s regulatory framework, achieving the Nexus will be challenging. The workshop will build upon the Report of the […]