Centre for Intercultural Learning


Cross-cultural Dialogue: A New Framework for International Security

Dr. Alexis Crow, Research Fellow in the International Security Programme at Chatham House, heads an ambitious two-year project whose aim is to create a neutral space in which decision-makers and thought leaders from different cultural backgrounds can come together and effectively address complex security challenges that they all face.

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My Name is Ahmed Ahmed and I Am Just Like You

Ahmed Ahmed was born in Helwan, Egypt, on June 27, 1970. His parents immigrated to the United States when he was one month old, and he grew up in Riverside, California. He moved to Hollywood when he was 19, to pursue a career as an actor and stand-up comedian.

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Web 2.0 for Development

Giacomo Rambaldi is Senior Programme Coordinator at the Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (CTA) in the Netherlands. He has 28 years of professional experience in the African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States (ACP), Latin America, and South and Southeast Asia. Giacomo is an Information and Communication Technologies for Development (ICT4D) expert.

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Courses & Workshops

For Professionals and Volunteers

The Centre for Intercultural Learning offers a broad range of courses and workshops to meet the needs of an international workforce.

Learn more about our intercultural effectiveness courses and workshops for Professionals and Volunteers.

For Youth Internships

The Centre provides a broad range of training, required by DFATD, for youth interns and their Canadian organizations.

Learn more about our workshops for International Youth Internships.

For International Teams and Organizations

The Centre for Intercultural Learning has developed a number of services designed to build shared understanding and commitment amongst diverse groups and individuals. The focus of all of these services is supporting the achievement of sustainable results.

Learn more about our workshops for international teams and organizations.

For Government of Canada Employees

The Centre co-delivers corporate training for Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada on managing and supervising abroad.

Learn more about our training for Government of Canada employees.

Fragile State Missions Training

In support of Government of Canada personnel working in fragile states, the Centre for Intercultural Learning has developed a number of resources and services.

Learn more about our fragile state mission training.

Research and Evaluation

The role of research and evaluation in the Centre is a critical one.

Learn more about the Centre’s research and evaluation activities.

HR Services

The Centre has developed intercultural assessment and selection tools and services to support human resource professionals and their clients.

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About the Centre

Since 1969, the Centre has worked with government departments and agencies, NGOs, as well as private sector enterprises with international involvement.

About Intercultural Effectiveness

The goal of intercultural effectiveness is to minimise the risk of failure and enhance both the individual's and the organization's chances of success in an international environment.

Find a solution by challenge

Make international projects work by minimising the risk of failure and enhancing both the individual's and the organization's chances of success in an international environment.

The Centre can help find a solution to a challenge.

Country Insights

Cultural information on countries from around the world.

Intercultures Magazine

Wide-ranging interviews on intercultural topics and events.

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