Report on Plans and Priorities 2013-14 - Supplementary Information Tables

Details of Transfer Payment Programs (TPP)

Afghanistan Counter-Narcotics Program (ACNP)

Name of Transfer Payment Program: Afghanistan Counter-Narcotics Program (ACNP) (program funding approved by vote in Parliament)

Start date: December 8, 2011

End date: March 31, 2014

Fiscal Year for Ts & Cs: 2011-12 (amended)

Strategic Outcome: CANADA'S INTERNATIONAL AGENDA - The international agenda is shaped to Canada's benefit and advantage in accordance with Canadian interests and values.

Program Activity: Diplomacy and Advocacy

Description: Provision of assistance to enhance the capacity of states, government entities thereof and international organizations to secure a sustainable decrease in the cultivation, production, trafficking and consumption of illicit drugs.

Recipients are not required to repay funds obtained under this transfer payment program.

Expected results:

  • An increased capacity of beneficiary states and government entities to prevent and respond to the cultivation, production, trafficking and consumption of illicit drugs in Afghanistan and Pakistan;
  • An increased capacity of international organizations responsible for supporting states' counter-narcotics efforts;
  • Improved capabilities of law enforcement agencies to undertake counter-narcotics operations resulting in increased seizures and arrests; and
  • Increased capacity of beneficiary states and government entities to interdict precursor chemicals used in the production of heroin.
Table 1: Afghanistan Counter-Narcotics Program (ACNP)
($ millions)Forecast Spending 2012-13Planned Spending 2013-14Planned Spending 2014-15Planned Spending 2015-16
Total Contributions-6.0--
Total Transfer Payments-6.0--

Fiscal Year of Last Completed Evaluation: n/a

Decision following the Results of Last Evaluation: n/a

Fiscal Year of Planned Completion of Next Evaluation: n/a

General Targeted Recipient Group: international organizations

Initiatives to Engage Applicants and Recipients: All funds for the current phase of the ACNP (FY 2011-2014) have been allocated to the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC).

Anti-Crime Capacity Building Program (ACCBP)

Name of Transfer Payment Program: Anti-Crime Capacity Building Program (ACCBP) (program funding approved by vote in Parliament)

Start date: December 9, 2009

End date: Ongoing

Fiscal Year for Terms and Conditions: 2011-12 (amended)

Strategic Outcome: CANADA'S INTERNATIONAL AGENDA - The international agenda is shaped to Canada's benefit and advantage in accordance with Canadian interests and values.

Program Activity: Diplomacy and Advocacy

Description: The ACCBP provides assistance to enhance the capacity of key beneficiary states, government entities and international organizations to prevent and respond to threats posed by international criminal activity, primarily in the Americas.

Recipients are not required to repay funds obtained under this transfer payment program.

Expected results:

  • Increased capacity of beneficiary states and government entities thereof and international organizations to prevent and respond to criminal activity as measured by established program performance indicators :
    • Personnel in beneficiary states are knowledgeable and skilled in anti-crime policies, procedures and enforcement;
    • Beneficiary states have anti-crime legal instruments, controls and frameworks; and
    • Beneficiary states and international organizations have anti-crime tools, equipment, infrastructure and networks to prevent and respond to criminal activities in place.
Table 2: Anti-Crime Capacity Building Program (ACCBP) (program funding approved by vote in Parliament)
($ millions)Forecast Spending 2012-13Planned Spending 2013-14Planned Spending 2014-15Planned Spending 2015-16
Total Grants5.17.07.07.0
Total Contributions9.75.25.65.6
Total Transfer Payments14.812.212.612.6

Fiscal Year of Last Completed Evaluation: 2012-13

Decision following the Results of Last Evaluation: Continuation

Fiscal Year of Planned Completion of Next Evaluation: 2014-15

General Targeted Recipient Group: Eligible recipients can include: international organizations, non-profit, for-profit, participating Canadian federal government departments and agencies, other levels of government, as established under the approved terms and conditions of the AACBP.

Initiatives to Engage Applicants and Recipients: The CTCBP invites its partners and other interested parties to submit completed Concept Notes for prospective projects within its individual programs. Applicants include:

  • Other federal government departments, departmental corporations, agencies and Crown Corporations who have a direct mandate to address international crime and terrorism play a key role in the delivery of the programs in that they may act as implementing bodies or technical experts.
  • Non-government organizations (NGOs) and international organizations (such as the UN Office on Drugs and Crime [UNODC], Organization of American States [OAS], INTERPOL and International Organisation for Migration [IOM] among others).

The CTCBP works directly with recipient nations and their state agencies to determine how best to support security efforts.

Canada Fund for Local Initiatives (CFLI)

Name of Transfer Payment Program: Canada Fund for Local Initiatives (CFLI) (program funding approved by vote in Parliament)

Start date: April 1, 2012

Note: CIDA has managed the fund for the past three decades. The start date indicates when the fund was transferred to DFAIT.

End date: March 31, 2013

Fiscal Year for Terms and Conditions: 2011-12

Strategic Outcome: CANADA'S INTERNATIONAL AGENDA - The international agenda is shaped to Canada's benefit and advantage in accordance with Canadian interests and values.

Program Activity: Diplomacy and Advocacy

Description: The Canada Fund for Local Initiatives (CFLI) is a contribution program delivered through Canada's missions abroad. Through contribution agreements, the CFLI provides monetary assistance to cover all or a portion of the cost of projects that are comparatively modest in scope, scale and cost and that are usually conceived and designed by local authorities or organizations. The CFLI funds a considerable range of projects, but projects, which must be consistent with Canada's five thematic priorities for development assistance: stimulating economic growth, increasing food security, creating opportunities for children and youth, advancing democracy and ensuring security and stability. The projects must also afford opportunities to advance Canada's values and interests and/or strengthen Canada's bilateral relations with foreign countries and their civil societies.

Recipients are not required to repay funds obtained under this transfer payment program.

Expected results:

Improved influence of Canadians on local decision makers as measured by:

  • Amount of content in key documents (policies, commentaries, speeches, reports, etc.) that reflects Canadian values and interests;
  • No. of local stakeholders advocating Canadian positions.

Improved recognition for Canadian efforts locally as measured by:

  • No. of positive communications items in the local media (press, radio, television, etc.) or made by local stakeholders (declarations, speeches, etc.);
  • No. and type of private comments made to mission management/staff.
Table 3: Anti-Crime Capacity Building Program (ACCBP)(program funding approved by vote in Parliament)
($ millions)Forecast Spending 2012-13Planned Spending 2013-14Planned Spending 2014-15Planned Spending 2015-16
Total Contributions13.914.714.714.7
Total Transfer Payments13.914.714.714.7

Fiscal Year of Last Completed Evaluation: n/a

Note: CIDA completed an evaluation of the CFLI in 2006-2007.

Decision following the Results of Last Evaluation: n/a

Note: Recommendations from the CIDA evaluation were incorporated into the Treasury Board submission and renewed terms and conditions for the transfer of the fund to DFAIT

Fiscal Year of Planned Completion of Next Evaluation: 2014-15

General Targeted Recipient Group: Within the context of eligible countries, eligible recipients include:

  • Local non-governmental, community and not-for-profit organizations;
  • Local academic institutions working on local projects;
  • International, intergovernmental, multilateral and regional institutions, organizations and agencies working on local development activities;
  • Municipal, regional or national government institutions or agencies of the recipient country working on local projects; and
  • Canadian non-governmental and not-for-profit organizations that are working on local development activities.

Initiatives to Engage Applicants and Recipients: To encourage applications for CFLI contributions, materials explaining the program are posted on websites of individual CFLI missions.

Commonwealth Secretariat

Name of Transfer Payment Program: Commonwealth Secretariat (program funding approved by vote in Parliament)

Start date: September 28, 1965

End date: Ongoing

Fiscal Year for Terms and Conditions: 2006-07

Strategic Outcome: CANADA'S INTERNATIONAL AGENDA - The international agenda is shaped to Canada's benefit and advantage in accordance with Canadian interests and values.

Program Activity: Diplomacy and Advocacy

Description: Canada's assessed contribution to the regular budget of the Commonwealth is a legally binding obligation of membership. The purpose of Canada's membership is to further the Government of Canada's foreign policy goals related to international peace, security and development and, to this end, to enhance relationships among the 54 Commonwealth member countries. For further information, see www.thecommonwealth.org.

Recipients are not required to repay funds obtained under this transfer payment program.

Expected results:

  • Diplomatic interventions in the form of good offices and public pressure by the Secretariat and/or coordinated action by Commonwealth ministers to support democratic institutions and procedures as measured by the Commonwealth Secretariat providing members with the support required to help them adhere to the Commonwealth's fundamental political values. The Secretariat will work with member states to enhance the impact of the Commonwealth engagements and interventions geared to prevent conflicts as well as provide member states with the capability to effectively respond to and manage both conflicts and risks to conflicts. The Secretariat will be providing analytical and administrative support to the Commonwealth Ministerial Action Group (CMAG) to enable the Group to deal with the full range of serious or persistent violations of Commonwealth political values.
  • Programs to build capacity in democratic and human rights procedures as measured by the implementation of the Eminent Persons Group (EPG) Recommendations. For example, the EPG report recognized the importance of election observation with a focus on the pre-electoral environment and implementation of Commonwealth Observer Group recommendations. Many members trust Commonwealth election observers to provide greater confidence in the electoral process. The Secretariat will strengthen its work in the area of diversity promotion, including freedom of religions. The Secretariat will be developing effective human rights institutions and mechanisms in line with the Paris Principles in order to advance development of national human rights policies, action plans and legislation; to build members' capacity to engage constructively with international and regional human rights mechanisms, such as the Universal Periodical Review (UPR); and, to help members to implement UPR outcomes.
  • Enhanced cooperation among Commonwealth countries related to economic, social and political development as measured by strengthening member states' democratic institutions, including constitutions, judiciaries and judicial processes for effective administration and delivery of justice. This will be done through developing long-term capacity in the area of legislative drafting; by assisting members to harmonize their national laws with international frameworks to which they are parties; by developing and sharing a variety of toolkits, including model laws and guidelines; and, by facilitating the efficient delivery of justice by strengthening court registries, building the capacity of court staff and effective case-flow management.
Table 4: Commonwealth Secretariat (program funding approved by vote in Parliament)
($ millions)Forecast Spending 2012-13Planned Spending 2013-14Planned Spending 2014-15Planned Spending 2015-16
Total Contributions5.35.25.25.2
Total Transfer Payments5.35.25.25.2

Fiscal Year of Last Completed Evaluation: n/a

Decision following the Results of Last Evaluation: n/a

Fiscal Year of Planned Completion of Next Evaluation: 2012-13

General Targeted Recipient Group: International

Initiatives to Engage Applicants and Recipients: Canadian interests in the Commonwealth will be advanced through initiatives that focus on results, accountability and effective burden sharing, including: preparation of Canada's participation at high-level meetings; implementation of the recommendations of the Commonwealth Eminent Persons' Group; engagement as a member of the Commonwealth Ministerial Action Group; and, adoption of a solid Strategic Plan and budget allocation aligned with Canadian priorities. Canadian objectives are taken forward through effective participation and encouragement of merit-based assessment of the strongest possible candidates for senior appointments. Human rights are advanced through initiatives to address egregious human rights violations.

Contributions under the Global Partnership Program for the Destruction, Disposal and Securing of Weapons and Materials of Mass Destruction and Related Expertise

Name of Transfer Payment Program: Contributions under the Global Partnership Program for the Destruction, Disposal and Securing of Weapons and Materials of Mass Destruction and Related Expertise (program funding approved by vote in Parliament)

Start date: August 12, 2003

End date: March 31, 2013

Fiscal Year for Terms and Conditions: 2013-14 (amended)

Strategic Outcome: CANADA'S INTERNATIONAL AGENDA - the international agenda is shaped to Canada's benefit and advantage in accordance with Canadian interests and values.

Program Activity: Diplomacy and Advocacy

Description: The Global Partnership Program Division (IGA) oversees the implementation of Canada's participation in the G8-led, 25-partner Global Partnership Against the Spread of Weapons and Materials of Mass Destruction. Canada's Global Partnership Program (GPP) has as its fundamental objective the destruction, disposal, and securing of weapons of mass destruction (WMD) and related materials and countering the proliferation of WMD expertise to prevent their acquisition by terrorist groups and by countries of proliferation concern. After 10 years and almost $1 billion in programming spending, primarily in the former Soviet Union, the GPP was renewed in 2012 for an additional $367 million over five years (2013-2018) to address new and emerging WMD proliferation threats in the Americas, the Middle East and North Africa, Sub-Saharan Africa, and Asia. IGA manages concrete WMD cooperative threat reduction projects in four priority areas: nuclear and radiological security, biological security, support for the implementation of UN Security Council Resolution 1540, and countering WMD-related knowledge proliferation. IGA also manages Canada's participation in related international forums such as the Nuclear Security Summit and the Global Initiative to Combat Nuclear Terrorism.

Expected results:

As measured by established program performance indicators, the capacities of beneficiaries are developed or strengthened to secure WMD-related chemical, biological, nuclear or radiological materials.

As measured by established program performance indicators, the capacities of beneficiaries are developed or strengthened to detect, destroy and dispose of weapons and materials of mass destruction.

As measured by established program performance indicators, the capacities of beneficiaries to deal with the challenges posed by the proliferation of WMD-related knowledge including through awareness raising and the development of policies and legislation to address threats or incidents related to WMD are strengthened.

Table 5: Contributions under the Global Partnership Program for the Destruction, Disposal and Securing of Weapons and Materials of Mass Destruction and Related Expertise (program funding approved by vote in Parliament)
($ millions)Forecast Spending 2012-13Planned Spending 2013-14Planned Spending 2014-15Planned Spending 2015-16
Total Grants-25.822.721.1
Total Contributions70.937.740.742.4
Total Transfer Payments70.963.563.463.5

Fiscal Year of Last Completed Evaluation: 2012-13

Decision following the Results of Last Evaluation: Continuation

Fiscal Year of Planned Completion of Next Evaluation: 2014-2015

General Targeted Recipient Group: The GPP provides transfer payments to Recipients and Foreign Recipients (i.e., eligible Recipients) as defined under Appendix A of the Treasury Board Policy on Transfer Payments. The GPP permits transfer payments in the form of Grants and Contributions to eligible Recipients, which include:

  • Government of Canada Crown Corporations and other orders of government (Canada's provincial and territorial governments and provincial and territorial entities), ensuring that such an arrangement is not, and does not become, a substitute for financing on-going operating or capital requirements as defined by Section 2 of the Financial Administration Act, and taking into account the considerations as required under Appendix B, Section 9 of the Treasury Board Transfer Payment Policy Directives;
  • International Organizations to which Canada is a member, or in which we participate;
  • Foreign States and entities thereof, particularly those states whose WMD counter-proliferation regimes are deemed to be vulnerable;
  • Private-sector or professional organizations, that have demonstrated the capacity to deliver results as they relate to the WMD counter-proliferation activities of the GPP; and
  • All other legal entities, including individuals, who meet the eligibility requirements expressed under the GPP's approved Terms and Conditions.

Initiatives to Engage Applicants and Recipients: In addition to using DFAIT's global network of missions to identify potential project initiatives, the GPP also undertakes targeted outreach and assessment missions to countries identified in its interdepartmental Strategic Programming Framework exercise. The GPP will also engage with relevant multilateral institutions (e.g., International Atomic Energy Agency, World Health Organization, Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons) and in international forums (e.g., Global Partnership Working Group and Nuclear Security Summit Sherpa and Sous-Sherpa meetings) to engage potential partners.

Counter-Terrorism Capacity Building Program (CTCBP)

Name of Transfer Payment Program: Counter-Terrorism Capacity Building Program (CTCBP) (program funding approved by vote in Parliament)

Start date: September 2005

End date: Ongoing

Fiscal Year for Terms and Conditions: 2011-12 (amended)

Strategic Outcome: CANADA'S INTERNATIONAL AGENDA - The international agenda is shaped to Canada's benefit and advantage in accordance with Canadian interests and values.

Program Activity: Diplomacy and Advocacy

Description: Provision of training, equipment, infrastructure and technical assistance to enhance the capacity of key beneficiary states, government entities and international organizations to prevent and respond to threats posed by terrorist activity, in a manner consistent with international counter terrorism and human rights obligations, norms and standards.

Recipients are not required to repay funds obtained under this transfer payment program.

Expected results:

  • Increased capacity of beneficiary states and government entities thereof and international organizations to prevent and respond to terrorist activity as measured by established Program performance indicators :
    • Personnel in beneficiary states are knowledgeable and skilled in counter-terrorism policies, procedures and enforcement;
    • Beneficiary states have counter-terrorism legal instruments, controls and frameworks; and
    • Beneficiary states and international organizations have counter-terrorism tools, equipment, infrastructure and networks to prevent and respond to criminal activities in place.
  • The ultimate result will be to reduce the risk, incidence and impact of international activity globally.
Table 6: Counter-Terrorism Capacity Building Program (CTCBP) (program funding approved by vote in Parliament)
($ millions)Forecast Spending 2012-13Planned Spending 2013-14Planned Spending 2014-15Planned Spending 2015-16
Total Grants8.58.98.95.5
Total Contributions8.88.98.94.9
Total Transfer Payments17.217.817.810.4

Fiscal Year of Last Completed Evaluation: 2009-10

Decision following the Results of Last Evaluation: Continuation

Fiscal Year of Planned Completion of Next Evaluation: 2014-15

General Targeted Recipient Group: Eligible recipients can include: International organizations, non-profit, for-profit, Participating Canadian Federal Government Departments and Agencies, other levels of government, as established under the approved Terms and Conditions of the AACBP.

Initiatives to Engage Applicants and Recipients: The AACBP invites its partners and other interested parties to submit completed Concept Notes for prospective projects within its individual programs. Applicants include:

  • Other federal government departments, departmental corporations, agencies and Crown Corporations who have a direct mandate to address international crime and terrorism play a key role in the delivery of the Programs in that they may act as implementing bodies or technical experts.
  • Non-government organizations (NGOs) and international organizations (such as the UN Office on Drugs and Crime ( UNODC), Organization of American States (OAS), INTERPOL and International Organisation for Migration (IOM) among others).

The AACBP works directly with recipient nations and their state agencies to determine how best to support their security efforts.

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

Name of Transfer Payment Program: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) (program funding approved by vote in Parliament)

Start date: 1945

End date: Ongoing

Fiscal Year for Terms and Conditions: 2011-12

Strategic Outcome: CANADA'S INTERNATIONAL AGENDA - The international agenda is shaped to Canada's benefit and advantage in accordance with Canadian interests and values.

Program Activity: Diplomacy and Advocacy

Description: Canada's annual assessed contribution to the FAO is a legally binding obligation of membership. The purpose of membership is to further the Government of Canada's foreign policy goals related to agricultural development and to provide it with a voice in the international community. For further information, see www.fao.org.

Recipients are not required to repay funds obtained under this transfer payment program.

Expected results:

  • Promote the common welfare by furthering action for the purpose of raising levels of nutrition and standards of living of the peoples within member nations;
  • Secure improvements in the efficiency of the production and distribution of all food and agricultural products, including fisheries, marine products and forestry products; and
  • Better the condition of rural populations.

For further information, see FAO's Programme Implementation Report 2010-2011: www.fao.org/docrep/meeting/025/md692e.pdf

Table 7: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) (program funding approved by vote in Parliament)
($ millions)Forecast Spending 2012-13Planned Spending 2013-14Planned Spending 2014-15Planned Spending 2015-16
Total Contributions16.616.316.316.3
Total Transfer Payments16.616.316.316.3

Fiscal Year of Last Completed Evaluation: n/a

Decision following the Results of Last Evaluation: n/a

Fiscal Year of Planned Completion of Next Evaluation: n/a

General Targeted Recipient Group: International

Initiatives to Engage Applicants and Recipients: n/a

Global Commerce Support Program (GCSP)

Name of Transfer Payment Program: Global Commerce Support Program (GCSP) (program funding approved by vote in Parliament)

Start date: December 11, 2008

End date: Ongoing

Fiscal Year for Terms and Conditions: 2008-09

Strategic Outcome: International Services for Canadians – Canadians are satisfied with commercial, consular and passport services

Program Activity: International Commerce

Description: Approved under the new Transfer Payment Policy, the Global Commerce Support Program (GCSP) is a contribution program that harmonizes three previously existing programs under one umbrella mechanism:

  • Invest Canada-Community Initiatives (ICCI) (formerly CISP);
  • Going Global Innovation (GGI) (formerly Going Global Science and Technology Fund); and
  • Global Opportunities for Associations (GOA) (formerly PEMD-A).

The objective of the program is to build a stronger and more competitive Canadian capacity to compete in the global economy.

Recipients are not required to repay funds obtained under this transfer payment program.

Expected results:

Enhance the capability and effectiveness of Canadian communities to attract, retain and expand foreign direct investment (FDI) as measured by analysis of recipient performance reports and surveys containing information on the following:

  • Number of persons trained in FDI;
  • Use of promotional/marketing material produced (e.g., distribution of material at events, hits on websites, etc.);
  • Number of networking functions (events/meetings etc.) funded (for further analysis, data regarding where these take place are collected);
  • Number of foreign participants who interacted with Canadian participants as part of each program-funded networking function (for further analysis, profile information regarding participants are gathered);
  • Number of Canadian participants who interacted with foreign participants as part of each program-funded networking function (for further analysis, profile information regarding participants are gathered);
  • Number of leads generated from program-funded activities (for further analysis, data regarding the location of leads are collected);
  • Number of potential agents, distributors, service contractors, etc. identified; and
  • Number of potential investment opportunities identified as indicated by potential investors that requested information, participated in site visits and/or submitted investment proposals.

Increase Canadian science and technological innovation and commercialization opportunities as measured by analysis of recipient performance reports and surveys containing information on the following:

  • Number of networking functions (events/meetings etc.) funded (for further analysis, data regarding where these take place are collected);
  • Number of foreign participants who interacted with Canadian participants as part of each program funded networking function (for further analysis, profile information regarding participants are gathered);
  • Number of Canadian participants who interacted with foreign participants as part of each program funded networking function (for further analysis, profile information regarding participants are gathered);
  • Number of partnerships entered into between Canadian researchers and key players in foreign countries (as evidenced by agreements entered into, such as MOUs, Letters of Intent, etc.).

Stimulate the engagement of Canadian industry associations and their interested members in international markets in order to expand commercial linkages and facilitate future successes abroad as measured by analysis of recipient performance reports and surveys containing information on the following:

  • Use of promotional/marketing material produced (e.g., distribution of material at events, hits on websites, etc.);
  • Number of networking functions (events/meetings, etc.) funded (for further analysis, data regarding where these take place are collected);
  • Number of foreign participants who interacted with Canadian participants as part of each program-funded networking function (for further analysis, profile information regarding participants are gathered);
  • Number of Canadian participants who interacted with foreign participants as part of each program-funded networking function (for further analysis, profile information regarding participants are gathered);
  • Number of leads generated from program-funded activities (for further analysis, data regarding the location of leads are collected);
  • Number of potential agents, distributors, service contractors, etc. identified; and
  • Number of companies that have expanded their international business development efforts to date (for further analysis, profile information regarding companies are collected if available and if this third-party information can be shared by the recipient with permission).
Table 8: Global Commerce Support Program (GCSP)(program funding approved by vote in Parliament)
($ millions)Forecast Spending 2012-13Planned Spending 2013-14Planned Spending 2014-15Planned Spending 2015-16
Total Contributions6.66.06.06.0
Total Transfer Payments6.66.06.06.0

Fiscal Year of Last Completed Evaluation: n/a

Decision following the Results of Last Evaluation: n/a

Fiscal Year of Planned Completion of Next Evaluation: 2012-13

General Targeted Recipient Group: The three pillars target different groups of eligible recipients, all based in Canada:

Invest Canada-Community Initiatives: municipalities, communities, and non-profit organizations and locally-based organizations acting as third parties or intermediaries on behalf of a number of eligible communities.

Going Global Innovation: research centres.

Global Opportunities for Associations: trade or industry associations (or regional associations with national perspective) or national horizontal/multi-sectorial organizations.

Initiatives to Engage Applicants and Recipients: Recipient Surveys - to acquire feedback on programs and identify potential areas of improvement;

Website Feedback - adding a section on the web site for feedback from recipients; and

Program Evaluation - scope to include recommendations for recipient engagement.

Grants and Contributions In Aid of Academic Relations

Name of Transfer Payment Program: Grants and Contributions In Aid of Academic Relations (program funding approved by vote in Parliament)

Start date: January 1, 1989

End date: Ongoing

Fiscal Year for Terms and Conditions: 2010-11

Strategic Outcome: CANADA'S INTERNATIONAL AGENDA - The international agenda is shaped to Canada's benefit and advantage in accordance with Canadian interests and values.

Program Activity: Diplomacy and Advocacy

Description: These grants and contributions expand international education programs to more effectively and efficiently advance departmental priorities, which include contributing to Canada's competitiveness in the education sector and to promoting democracy, the rule of law and human rights.

Recipients are not required to repay funds obtained under this transfer payment program.

Expected results:

  • Raised awareness of Canada among future leaders, decisionmakers and the general public in foreign countries as measured by number of applications received; number of scholarship recipients who have studied in Canada and have experienced Canada's models of democratic governance; number of senior institutional leaders from Latin America and the Caribbean who have visited Canadian universities and colleges and met Canadian academic officials with whom they can create linkages.
  • Canada's knowledge advantage is recognized worldwide and serves to strengthen Canadian interests and economic prosperity as measured by the number of collaborative linkages established between foreign and Canadian institutions; the number of scholarship recipients who have experienced Canada's academic excellence; the number of international students who, through their studies and research in Canada, contribute to brain circulation to Canadian industry and academic institutions while in Canada.
Table 9: Grants and Contributions In Aid of Academic Relations (program funding approved by vote in Parliament)
($ millions)Forecast Spending 2012-13Planned Spending 2013-14Planned Spending 2014-15Planned Spending 2015-16
Total Grants7.25.55.55.5
Total Contributions5.11.61.61.6
Total Transfer Payments12.47.17.17.1

Fiscal Year of Last Completed Evaluation: 2009-10

Decision following the Results of Last Evaluation: Continuation

Fiscal Year of Planned Completion of Next Evaluation: 2014-15

General Targeted Recipient Group: Non-governmental organizations, post-secondary and higher learning institutions, academics, scholars and students from Canada and abroad.

Initiatives to Engage Applicants and Recipients: Promotion of programs by missions, collaborations with non-governmental organizations, participation in education conferences and forums, website, Twitter, news items via RSS feeds, and annual collaboration missions of international academic institutional leaders to Canada.

Note: Due to the evaluation of the program in 2012, Understanding Canada international scholarships funds have been reduced in the international scholarship program for 2013-14.

International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)

Name of Transfer Payment Program: International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)(program funding approved by vote in Parliament)

Start date: December 19, 1989

End date: Ongoing

Fiscal Year for Terms and Conditions: 2011-12

Strategic Outcome: CANADA'S INTERNATIONAL AGENDA - The international agenda is shaped to Canada's benefit and advantage in accordance with Canadian interests and values.

Program Activity: Diplomacy and Advocacy

Description: Canada's annual assessed contribution to the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) is a legally binding obligation of membership. Payment is made to ensure that membership is in good standing and to maintain influence and credibility in a key international body, the aims of which Canada supports. The IAEA is the world's centre of cooperation in the nuclear field and it works to further the safe, secure and peaceful use of nuclear technology, in particular by verifying that states adhere to their commitments to use nuclear energy only for peaceful purposes. Canada has significant interests at the IAEA , based on the importance of the Agency's role in advancing the goals of nuclear non-proliferation, safety and security, our advanced and extensive nuclear-energy and radioisotope production industries, and our important uranium sector.

This assessed contribution does not include the assessed voluntary contribution to the IAEA Technical Cooperation Program, which remains a CIDA responsibility.

Recipients are not required to repay funds obtained under this transfer payment program.

Expected results:

  • Effective and efficient implementation of the IAEA's major programs as reflected in the Agency's biennial program and budget; effective participation for Canada in the Agency's activities;
  • Direct and indirect technical and commercial dividends to the Canadian nuclear industry; and
  • IAEA actions and decisions consistent with Canadian foreign policy priorities.
Table 10: International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)(program funding approved by vote in Parliament)
($ millions)Forecast Spending 2012-13Planned Spending 2013-14Planned Spending 2014-15Planned Spending 2015-16
Total Contributions14.414.314.314.3
Total Transfer Payments14.414.314.314.3

Fiscal Year of Last Completed Evaluation: 2012-2013

Decision following the Results of Last Evaluation: n/a

Fiscal Year of Planned Completion of Next Evaluation: n/a

General Targeted Recipient Group: International

Initiatives to Engage Applicants and Recipients: n/a

International Criminal Court (ICC)

Name of Transfer Payment Program: International Criminal Court (ICC) (program funding approved by vote in Parliament)

Start date: April 1, 2005

End date: April 1, 2012 (awaiting extension of approval)

Fiscal Year for Terms and Conditions: 2007-08

Strategic Outcome: CANADA'S INTERNATIONAL AGENDA - The international agenda is shaped to Canada's benefit and advantage in accordance with Canadian interests and values.

Program Activity: Diplomacy and Advocacy

Description: This is an assessed-contribution transfer payment.

Recipients are not required to repay funds obtained under this transfer payment program.

Expected results:

  • Enable the ICC to carry out investigations and prosecutions. To date, 16 cases and 7 situations have been brought before the ICC. For further information see the ICC 's website.
  • Engage in outreach to promote accountability for serious international crimes and advance the interests of justice. The ICC has created an outreach strategy and produced a report for the General Assembly, which can be found on the ICC 's website. The ICC also reports on its outreach activities on an annual basis to the Assembly of States Parties (ASP). Reports to the 2012 ASP are available on the ICC 's website.
  • Carry on all other activities required and expected of a judicial body functioning in accordance with international standards; and
  • Carry on all activities in accordance with the ICC 's internal and external oversight mechanisms. Internal controls are being maintained by the ICC 's Registrar, including through the Office of Internal Audit. The Assembly of States Parties also appointed an External Auditor. In addition, the ASP created the Committee on Budget and Finance for the budgetary and financial review and monitoring of the resources of the ICC . The ICC's reports to the ASP contain detailed performance measures and performance indicators for its various activities. All proposed ICC budgets, Committee on Budget and Finance reports, financial statements, external audit reports, and resolutions are available on the ICC website.
Table 11: International Criminal Court (ICC) (program funding approved by vote in Parliament)
($ millions)Forecast Spending 2012-13Planned Spending 2013-14Planned Spending 2014-15Planned Spending 2015-16
Total Contributions8.27.17.17.1
Total Transfer Payments8.27.17.17.1

Fiscal Year of Last Completed Evaluation: n/a

Decision following the Results of Last Evaluation: n/a

Fiscal Year of Planned Completion of Next Evaluation: n/a

General Targeted Recipient Group: International

Initiatives to Engage Applicants and Recipients: Canada is an active participant in the annual Assembly of States Parties (ASP), on serving the Bureau of the ASP, and on the Committee on Budget and Finance. Our mission in The Hague is regularly in direct contact with Court officials and, together with our mission in New York, participates in working groups dealing with governance and financial issues affecting the ICC .

[Note: The invoice for Canada's estimated contribution to the 2013 ICC budget was set at €5,255,504 or C$6,914,666 based on the Bank of Canada exchange rate on December 31, 2012.]

International Labour Organization (ILO)

Name of Transfer Payment Program: International Labour Organization (ILO) (program funding approved by vote in Parliament)

Start date: 1919

End date: Ongoing

Fiscal Year for Terms and Conditions: 2011-12

Strategic Outcome: CANADA'S INTERNATIONAL AGENDA - The international agenda is shaped to Canada's benefit and advantage in accordance with Canadian interests and values.

Program Activity: Diplomacy and Advocacy

Description: Canada's annual assessed contribution to the ILO, a UN specialized agency, is a legally binding obligation of membership. The purpose of membership is to further the Government of Canada's foreign policy goals related to international labour and social policy issues and to provide it with a voice in the international community. For further information, see the ILO's website: www.ilo.org.

Recipients are not required to repay funds obtained under this transfer payment program.

Expected results:

  • Development and effective supervision of international labour standards and realization of fundamental principles and rights at work;
  • Targeted action against child labour, giving priority to the urgent elimination of its worst forms;
  • Contributions to poverty reduction through promotion of coherent economic and social policies that support employment creation;
  • Assistance to constituents in the development of skills and employability policies and programs for decent work;
  • Better instruments and tools for policy analysis and formulation that support good governance and the extension of social protections to vulnerable workers; and
  • Strengthened social dialogue on labour and social-policy issues at the national and international levels

The Programme and Budget of the Organization which sets out the strategic objectives and expected outcomes of the ILO's work is approved every two years by the International Labour Conference. For more information, see the following website: www.ilo.org/global/about-the-ilo/how-the-ilo-works/programme-and-budget/lang--en/index.htm.

Table 12: International Labour Organization (ILO) (program funding approved by vote in Parliament)
($ millions)Forecast Spending 2012-13Planned Spending 2013-14Planned Spending 2014-15Planned Spending 2015-16
Total Contributions14.112.612.612.6
Total Transfer Payments14.112.612.612.6

Fiscal Year of Last Completed Evaluation: n/a

Decision following the Results of Last Evaluation: n/a

Fiscal Year of Planned Completion of Next Evaluation: n/a

General Targeted Recipient Group: International

Initiatives to Engage Applicants and Recipients: n/a

International Organisation of La Francophonie (OIF)

Name of Transfer Payment Program: International Organisation of La Francophonie (OIF) (program funding approved by vote in Parliament)

Start date: March 9, 1972

End date: Ongoing

Fiscal Year for Terms and Conditions: 2011-12

Strategic Outcome: CANADA'S INTERNATIONAL AGENDA - The international agenda is shaped to Canada's benefit and advantage in accordance with Canadian interests and values.

Program Activity: Diplomacy and Advocacy

Description: Canada's statutory contribution to the OIF, the related ministerial conferences and summits.

Recipients are not required to repay funds obtained under this transfer payment program.

Expected results:

  • Continuation of cooperation programs and activities undertaken by the organization;
  • Continued promotion of Canadian interests; and
  • Consistency with the political and economic objectives that Canada has set for itself for the Francophonie.

DFAIT does not govern the OIF's performance management strategy; however, the department receives an annual report (see OIF's website at www.francophonie.org/Welcome-to-the-International.html) and is represented by the Minister of La Francophonie at the Conférence Ministérielle de la Francophonie (CMF), and by the Prime Minister at summits. As well, a number of administrative and financial meetings at the officer level are held during the year when such reports are presented.

Table 13: International Organisation of La Francophonie (OIF) (program funding approved by vote in Parliament)
($ millions)Forecast Spending 2012-13Planned Spending 2013-14Planned Spending 2014-15Planned Spending 2015-16
Total Contributions14.012.312.312.3
Total Transfer Payments14.012.312.312.3

Fiscal Year of Last Completed Evaluation: n/a

Decision following the Results of Last Evaluation: n/a

Fiscal Year of Planned Completion of Next Evaluation: 2012-13

General Targeted Recipient Group: International

Initiatives to Engage Applicants and Recipients: n/a

International Science and Technology Partnership Program (ISTPP)

Name of Transfer Payment Program: International Science and Technology Partnership Program (ISTPP) (program funding approved by vote in Parliament)

Start date: October 3, 2005

End date: March 31, 2015

Fiscal Year for Terms and Conditions: June 23, 2011

Strategic Outcome: INTERNATIONAL SERVICES FOR CANADIANS - Canadians are satisfied with commercial, consular and passport services

Program Activity: International Commerce

Description: The ISTPP is a seed fund that helps to foster strategic international partnerships to accelerate the commercialization of research and development, leading to new market opportunities for Canadian businesses, particularly small-and medium-sized enterprises.

Recipients are not required to repay funds obtained under this transfer payment program.

Expected results:

Access to Global R&D Networks

  • International R&D community in targeted markets and sectors demonstrates an increased awareness of Canadian technological capabilities, as measured by the extent to which international participants' awareness of Canadian technological capabilities has increased; and
  • Canadian-based firms have access to and participate in global R&D networks in targeted markets and sectors, as measured by the percentage of approved joint R&D projects in targeted markets and sectors and percentage of partnership development activity (PDA) participants issuing from targeted markets and sectors.

R&D Capacity Building

  • Firms participating in ISTPP-funded projects are positioned effectively in target markets and sectors to engage in innovative technology-driven R&D and/or adoption, as measured by the extent to which R&D project ultimate recipients are positioned effectively in target markets and sectors; and
  • Canadian-based firms have increased knowledge and understanding of global innovation and business networks, as measured by the extent to which R&D project ultimate recipients' knowledge and understanding of global innovation and business networks has increased directly as a result of an ISTPP-funded project.
Table 14: International Science and Technology Partnership Program (ISTPP) (program funding approved by vote in Parliament)
($ millions)Forecast Spending 2012-13Planned Spending 2013-14Planned Spending 2014-15Planned Spending 2015-16
Total Contributions2.66.47.0-
Total Transfer Payments2.66.47.0-

Fiscal Year of Last Completed Evaluation: 2010-11

Decision following the Results of Last Evaluation: Continuation

Fiscal Year of Planned Completion of Next Evaluation: 2014-15

General Targeted Recipient Group: The Initial Recipients are arms-length, non-government organizations responsible for conducting program activities.

Ultimate Recipients are Canadian companies, universities/colleges, and other private-sector R&D institutions that conduct approved joint R&D projects.

Initiatives to Engage Applicants and Recipients: n/a (ISTPP is delivered through a third party that engages applicants and recipients).

Investment Cooperation Program (INC)

Name of Transfer Payment Program: Investment Cooperation Program (INC) (program funding approved by vote in Parliament)

Start date: January 4, 2010

End date: Ongoing

Fiscal Year for Terms and Conditions: 2009-2010

Strategic Outcome: CANADA'S INTERNATIONAL AGENDA - The international agenda is shaped to Canada's benefit and advantage in accordance with Canadian interests and values.

Program Activity: Diplomacy and Advocacy

Description: This program assists private sector firms registered in Canada with the cost of exploring investment opportunities in developing countries in order to reduce poverty and create sustainable employment and economic growth. The program does not finance the actual investment; rather, it provides support for activities surrounding an investment. Specifically, the program contributes up to 75% of the cost of studying the viability of an investment, demonstrating and adapting appropriate technologies, and undertaking activities aimed at making investments, including public investments, more sustainable. The program is part of Canada's official development assistance for developing countries.

Recipients are not required to repay funds obtained under this transfer payment program.

Expected results:

  • Sustainable local businesses created, expanded or modernized in the developing country, as measured by the number of investments that are still operating after three years;
  • Creation or maintenance of new and/or higher-skilled jobs with the local businesses, as measured by the number and skill level of jobs created or maintained after three years; and
  • Increased sales of the products or services of the recipient firm and, if applicable, its local partner, as measured by the change in revenue from the time the business is implemented, expanded or modernized.
Table 15: Investment Cooperation Program (INC) (program funding approved by vote in Parliament)
($ millions)Forecast Spending 2012-13Planned Spending 2013-14Planned Spending 2014-15Planned Spending 2015-16
Total Contributions9.020.020.020.0
Total Transfer Payments9.020.020.020.0

Fiscal Year of Last Completed Evaluation: 2012-13

Decision following the Results of Last Evaluation: Pending

Fiscal Year of Planned Completion of Next Evaluation: n/a

General Targeted Recipient Group: For profit private-sector firms registered in Canada and subject to Canadian corporate income tax.

Initiatives to Engage Applicants and Recipients: n/a

The Minister of International Trade announced on May 18, 2012 that the Program was being suspended pending the completion of a fundamental review expected later in 2012-13.Footnote 1

North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) Civil Administration

Name of Transfer Payment Program: North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) - Civil Administration (program funding approved by vote in Parliament)

Start date: January 1, 1989

End date: Ongoing

Fiscal Year for Terms and Conditions: 2011-12

Strategic Outcome: CANADA'S INTERNATIONAL AGENDA - The international agenda is shaped to Canada's benefit and advantage in accordance with Canadian interests and values.

Program Activity: Diplomacy and Advocacy

Description: Canada's annual assessed contribution to NATO is a legally binding obligation of membership, based on the 1949 North Atlantic Treaty. Canada's contribution furthers its foreign policy goals by funding the administrative budget of NATO , an international organization vital to Canadian defence and security interests. NATO was designed to promote the stability of the North Atlantic area and to safeguard the freedom and security of its people by political and military means, based on the principles of democracy, individual liberty and international law. NATO 's civil budget, structured along "output-based" lines in response to objectives set annually by the North Atlantic Council, covers the activities of NATO 's secretary general, headquarters and international staff. The NATO civil administration supports the process of consensus building and decision making among alliance members and manages NATO 's relations with its partners. NATO 's civil budget also supports the work of various NATO agencies with specialized responsibilities. An effective and efficient NATO civil administration assists alliance members in promoting security and stability in the North Atlantic area and in responding effectively to current security challenges, particularly in Afghanistan. NATO accounts are subject to annual audit by the International Board of Auditors for NATO .

Recipients are not required to repay funds obtained under this transfer payment program.

Expected results:

  • Effective decision making by the Alliance in pursuit of NATO 's objectives of stability and security in the North Atlantic region, Afghanistan and beyond as measured by, for example, the process of transition of lead responsibility for security in Afghanistan to Afghan control by the end of 2014;
  • Support to NATO operations as measured by progress with respect to ongoing NATO operations in Afghanistan, Kosovo and elsewhere;
  • Appropriate response to current and emerging defence and security challenges, as measured by, for example, ongoing progress on NATO missile defence and cooperation in cyber-defence;
  • Enhanced relations with NATO partners and cooperation with other international organizations, as measured by engagement with partners in current and recent operations and the implementation of new policies on enhancing cooperation with partners; and
  • Proper management of the alliance's resources, as measured by ongoing reform and transformation initiatives.
Table 16: North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) - Civil Administration (program funding approved by vote in Parliament)
($ millions)Forecast Spending 2012-13Planned Spending 2013-14Planned Spending 2014-15Planned Spending 2015-16
Total Contributions27.930.130.130.1
Total Transfer Payments27.930.130.130.1

Fiscal Year of Last Completed Evaluation: n/a

Decision following the Results of Last Evaluation: n/a

Fiscal Year of Planned Completion of Next Evaluation: n/a

General Targeted Recipient Group: International

Initiatives to Engage Applicants and Recipients: n/a

Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)

Name of Transfer Payment Program: Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) (program funding approved by vote in Parliament)

Start date: March 20, 1975

End date: Ongoing

Fiscal Year for Terms and Conditions: N/A

Strategic Outcome: CANADA'S INTERNATIONAL AGENDA - The international agenda is shaped to Canada's benefit and advantage in accordance with Canadian interests and values.

Program Activity: International Policy Advice and Integration

Description: To pay the assessed contribution required of Canada for its participation as a member of the OECD . The contribution pays for the OECD Secretariat (professionals and support staff who provide high-quality research and analysis) and maintenance of its headquarters, located in Paris.

Recipients are not required to repay funds obtained under this transfer payment program.

Expected results:

  • The Organisation's planning, budgeting and management are all organized on a results-based system. Results are tracked by the Secretariat and are assessed for quality and impact by member countries in the Programme Implementation Report (PIR ). The member country assessments in the PIR are further considered by national delegates to OECD committees and by the Secretariat with a view to improving performance in delivering results in the next program of work;
  • Find solutions to common economic problems by working cooperatively with members towards the development of international standards, models, guidelines, and agreements;
  • Implement OECD work programs and policy positions that reflect input from across the Canadian government and support domestic priorities;
  • Influence the policy development of other members and of non-members to improve the functioning of the international economic environment, particularly through collaboration with the G-20 and G-8;
  • Analyze new and emerging issues, both domestic and global, that affect our economy and standard of living;
  • Improve engagement with non-members, reflecting Canadian priorities to increase the long-term effectiveness of the organization;
  • Institutionalize reforms to improve the OECD's ability to cope with new issues and power dynamics; and
  • Ensure sound management of the OECD.
Table 17: Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)(program funding approved by vote in Parliament)
($ millions)Forecast Spending 2012-13Planned Spending 2013-14Planned Spending 2014-15Planned Spending 2015-16
Total Contributions12.111.011.011.0
Total Transfer Payments12.111.011.011.0

Fiscal Year of Last Completed Evaluation: 2008-09

Decision following the Results of Last Evaluation: Continuation

Fiscal Year of Planned Completion of Next Evaluation: n/a

General Targeted Recipient Group: International

Initiatives to Engage Applicants and Recipients: n/a

Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE)

Name of Transfer Payment Program: Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) (program funding approved by vote in Parliament)

Start date: January 1, 1993

End date: Ongoing

Fiscal Year for Terms and Conditions: 2011-12

Strategic Outcome: CANADA'S INTERNATIONAL AGENDA - The international agenda is shaped to Canada's benefit and advantage in accordance with Canadian interests and values.

Program Activity: Diplomacy and Advocacy

Description: Canada's annual assessed contribution to the OSCE is an obligation arising from our membership in what has become the world's largest regional security organization, with 57 participating states from North America, Europe, and Eurasia. Canada's contribution furthers our foreign policy goals related to human rights, fundamental freedoms, fragile states, democratization, conflict prevention, arms control, and post-conflict development. This is achieved by funding capacity-building programs implemented by the OSCE Secretariat, its three specialized Institutions, and its 16 Field Operations located in some of the more fragile states in the Balkans, Eastern Europe, the Caucasus, and Central Asia.

Canada's OSCE contributions also include payments made to administer and implement two legally-binding Conventional Arms Control regimes to which Canada is State Party: the Treaty on Open Skies (for which Canada is a Treaty Co-Depository, together with Hungary) and the Treaty on Conventional Armed Forces in Europe (CFE), as well as the politically-binding Vienna Document.

The OSCE is a primary regional instrument for early warning, conflict prevention, and crisis management and post-conflict rehabilitation. In addition to its security and stability work, it provides a platform for treaty implementation for regional Conventional Arms Control and for confidence and security-building measures. The OSCE Parliamentary Assembly also provides the political impetus and leadership for spreading democracy norms throughout the region.

The OSCE Unified Budget is approved by the OSCE Permanent Council on a yearly basis and by consensus. It supports the programs and activities of the OSCE Secretariat (in Vienna); its Institutions (Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights in Warsaw; High Commissioner on National Minorities in The Hague; and Representative on Freedom of the Media in Vienna); as well as its 16 Field Operations.

The OSCE's governance mechanisms include internal and external oversight. Namely, the OSCE's accounts are subject to an annual report by the External Auditor and by an independent Audit Committee, as well as by the OSCE Office of Internal Oversight. All three audit reports are made available to participating states.

Recipients are not required to repay funds obtained under this transfer payment program.

Expected results:

  • Effective and timely implementation of the decisions of the OSCE Permanent Council as measured by the Organization's successful work and progress on such issues of importance to Canada as: election monitoring; democracy-building; good governance; tolerance and non-discrimination; safeguarding fundamental freedoms (including online and religious freedoms); combatting human trafficking; counter-terrorism and extremism; as well as enhanced engagement with key OSCE Partners.
  • Continuous monitoring of the security and stability situation in Europe as measured by the OSCE's regular reporting and early warning function provided by the Organization's Centre for Conflict Prevention, its specialized Institutions, and its Field Operations. In this connection, the OSCE's work and engagement in the region's three protracted conflicts (i.e. Nagorno-Karabakh, Moldova-Transnistria, and Georgia's secessionist regions of South Ossetia and Abkhazia) contribute to promoting dialogue and lowering tensions.
  • Concerted programming to actively contribute to conflict prevention, conflict resolution and post-conflict institution building as measured by the successful implementation of Ministerial Decisions that strengthen the OSCE's conflict prevention toolkit, especially in the key areas of early warning and mediation. In addition, the newly created Transnational Threats Unit consolidates and coordinates the OSCE's work on counter-terrorism, border security, policing, and anti-trafficking.
  • Proper management of the Organization's resources as measured by the audit reports on the OSCE's financial statements , by the renewed efforts of the OSCE Secretary General to enhance the Organization's accountability and transparency, and by the adoption by consensus in 2011 of a zero-nominal-growth Unified Budget for the third consecutive year.
Table 18: Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) (program funding approved by vote in Parliament)
($ millions)Forecast Spending 2012-13Planned Spending 2013-14Planned Spending 2014-15Planned Spending 2015-16
Total Contributions12.010.210.210.2
Total Transfer Payments12.010.210.210.2

Fiscal Year of Last Completed Evaluation: n/a

Decision following the Results of Last Evaluation: n/a

Fiscal Year of Planned Completion of Next Evaluation: 2012-2013

General Targeted Recipient Group: International

Initiatives to Engage Applicants and Recipients: n/a

Organization of American States (OAS)

Name of Transfer Payment Program: Organization of American States (OAS) (program funding approved by vote in Parliament)

Start date: May 31, 1990

End date: Ongoing

Fiscal Year for Terms and Conditions: 2011-12

Strategic Outcome: CANADA'S INTERNATIONAL AGENDA - The international agenda is shaped to Canada's benefit and advantage in accordance with Canadian interests and values.

Program Activity: Diplomacy and Advocacy

Description: Payment of Canada's annual assessed contribution to the OAS is a charter obligation of membership.

Expected results:

  • Strengthening of the OAS as the key political forum through which Canada promotes its hemispheric interests, as measured by the relevance of resolutions and initiatives adopted; the level of support for Canadian initiatives and proposals; the degree of alignment of OAS resolutions and initiatives with the goals of Canada's engagement in the Americas; and the opportunity to influence key partners in the Americas.
  • Promotion and consolidation of democracy, and strengthening of human rights, governance and the rule of law, as measured by the relevance of resolutions and initiatives with respect to participation, domestic policies, resource level and cooperation (e.g., capacity building, best practices, legal matters) as well as reports and statistics on implementation by the OAS.
  • Enhanced regional multilateral cooperation on security issues in the Americas as measured by the relevance of resolutions and initiatives with respect to domestic policies, resource level and cooperation (e.g., capacity building, best practices, legal matters) as well as reports and statistics on implementation by the OAS, including on Canadian-funded projects undertaken in partnership with the OAS.
  • Increased effectiveness and efficiency of the OAS through increased accountability and transparency, as measured by the degree of implementation of the reform agenda mandated by resolutions and decisions from OAS member states as presented in reports.

The Terms and Conditions governing this transfer payment do not specify the performance measures and indicators.

The OAS's Office of the Inspector General and Board of External Auditors monitor the OAS's financial, operational and administrative operations and ensure observance and compliance with policies, rules and practices established by the General Secretariat. Reports are produced and approved annually.

Table 19: Organization of American States(OAS)(program funding approved by vote in Parliament)
($ millions)Forecast Spending 2012-13Planned Spending 2013-14Planned Spending 2014-15Planned Spending 2015-16
Total Contributions9.69.69.69.6
Total Transfer Payments9.69.69.69.6

Fiscal Year of Last Completed Evaluation: n/a

Decision following the Results of Last Evaluation: n/a

Fiscal Year of Planned Completion of Next Evaluation: 2012-13

General Targeted Recipient Group: International

Initiatives to Engage Applicants and Recipients: Canada maintains a permanent mission to the OAS, headed by an ambassador and permanent representative to the OAS, in Washington, D.C.

Payments in lieu of taxes on diplomatic, consular and international organizations' property in Canada

Name of Transfer Payment Program: Payments in lieu of taxes on diplomatic, consular and international organizations' property in Canada (program funding approved by vote in Parliament)

Start date: January 18, 1979

End date: Ongoing

Fiscal Year for Terms and Conditions: 1978-79

Strategic Outcome: CANADA'S INTERNATIONAL AGENDA - The international agenda is shaped to Canada's benefit and advantage in accordance with Canadian interests and values.

Program Activity: Diplomacy and Advocacy

Description: The Diplomatic, Consular and International Organizations' Property Grants Order (P.C.1979-59, January 18, 1979), the Municipal Grants Act and successor orders and acts form the statutory basis of this program. The related memorandum of understanding between Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada and Public Works and Government Services Canada, National Capital Region, establishes the responsibilities and procedures governing the provision of services related to the payment of grants in lieu of real property and frontage or area taxes with respect to diplomatic and consular property. These procedures are designed to ensure fiscal and operational accountability while promoting efficient program delivery.

Recipients are not required to repay funds obtained under this transfer payment program.

Expected results:

  • Canada's international commitments met, as measured by (a) the timely and accurate administration of payments to taxing authorities in Canada with respect to exempt properties owned by foreign states and (b) the maintaining and expansion of the most favourable property tax exemption opportunities for Canadian missions abroad.
Table 20: Payments in lieu of taxes on diplomatic, consular and international organizations' property in Canada (program funding approved by vote in Parliament)
($ millions)Forecast Spending 2012-13Planned Spending 2013-14Planned Spending 2014-15Planned Spending 2015-16
Total Grants13.513.513.513.5
Total Transfer Payments13.513.513.513.5

Fiscal Year of Last Completed Evaluation: 2009-10 (as part of the overall Evaluation of the Diplomatic Corps Services Division)

Decision following the Results of Last Evaluation: Continuation

Fiscal Year of Planned Completion of Next Evaluation: 2015-16

General Targeted Recipient Group: "Taxing authorities," as defined under the Payments in Lieu of Taxes Act

Initiatives to Engage Applicants and Recipients: n/a

Projects and development activities resulting from Francophonie summits

Name of Transfer Payment Program: Projects and development activities resulting from Francophonie summits (program funding approved by vote in Parliament)

Start date: March 9, 1979

End date: Ongoing

Fiscal Year for Terms and Conditions: 2011-12

Strategic Outcome: CANADA'S INTERNATIONAL AGENDA - The international agenda is shaped to Canada's benefit and advantage in accordance with Canadian interests and values.

Program Activity: Diplomacy and Advocacy

Description: This program provides funding to cooperation programs and activities undertaken by the International Organisation of La Francophonie (OIF). It also provides financial support to the Government of New Brunswick to foster its participation in summits, ministerial conferences and other related Francophonie activities. This program promotes Canadian interests and is consistent with Canada's political and economic objectives for La Francophonie.

Recipients are not required to repay funds obtained under this transfer payment program.

Expected results:

  • The OIF is active in all the areas identified in the contribution agreement as measured by the Performance Management Strategy, which requires that financial reports be submitted to DFAIT before settlements to the OIF are initiated. Reports are also presented at the annual ministerial conference of La Francophonie [Conférence ministérielle de la francophonie] as well as to the Administration and Finance Commission and the Permanent Council of La Francophonie which are held as preparatory meetings in advance of the CMF.
  • Active participation by the Government of New Brunswick in all significant IOF activities as measured by the provision on accountability that is part of the protocol of agreement on Canada's financial contribution for the participation and follow-up by New Brunswick to La Francophonie. New Brunswick accepts to submit to Canada, in the three months following the end of the duration of the protocol, a narrative report as well as a certified financial report on real time expenses made by New Brunswick during the fiscal year.
Table 21: Projects and development activities resulting from Francophonie summits (program funding approved by vote in Parliament)
($ millions)Forecast Spending 2012-13Planned Spending 2013-14Planned Spending 2014-15Planned Spending 2015-16
Total Contributions7.68.08.08.0
Total Transfer Payments7.68.08.08.0

Fiscal Year of Last Completed Evaluation: 2005-06

Decision following the Results of Last Evaluation: Continuation

Fiscal Year of Planned Completion of Next Evaluation: 2014-15

General Targeted Recipient Group: Other levels of government and international

Initiatives to Engage Applicants and Recipients: n/a

United Nations (UN)

Name of Transfer Payment Program: United Nations (UN) (program funding approved by vote in Parliament)

Start date: 1945

End date: Ongoing

Fiscal Year for Terms and Conditions: 2011-12

Strategic Outcome: CANADA'S INTERNATIONAL AGENDA - The international agenda is shaped to Canada's benefit and advantage in accordance with Canadian interests and values.

Program Activity: Diplomacy and Advocacy

Description: Canada's assessed contribution to the regular budget of the United Nations is a legally binding obligation of membership. The purpose of membership is to further the Government of Canada's foreign policy goals related to international peace, security and development and provide it with a voice in the international community. Assessed contributions are used to finance the organization's programs toward attainment of the UN's objectives, as set out in its Charter. For further information, see the UN's website: www.un.org/en.

Recipients are not required to repay funds obtained under this transfer payment program.

Expected results:

  • Promotion of peace and security;
  • Progress in development, including progress toward achieving the Millennium Development Goals;
  • Promotion of human rights;
  • Effective coordination of humanitarian assistance efforts;
  • Promotion of justice and international law;
  • Progress toward disarmament;
  • International cooperation for drug control and crime prevention; and
  • International cooperation to combat terrorism.

The Organization's program and budget, which set out the strategic objectives and expected outcomes for the organization's work, are approved every two years by the UN General Assembly.

Table 22: United Nations (UN) (program funding approved by vote in Parliament)
($ millions)Forecast Spending 2012-13Planned Spending 2013-14Planned Spending 2014-15Planned Spending 2015-16
Total Contributions90.190.990.990.9
Total Transfer Payments90.190.990.990.9

Fiscal Year of Last Completed Evaluation: n/a

Decision following the Results of Last Evaluation: n/a

Fiscal Year of Planned Completion of Next Evaluation: n/a

General Targeted Recipient Group: International

Initiatives to Engage Applicants and Recipients: n/a

United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)

Name of Transfer Payment Program: United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) (program funding approved by vote in Parliament)

Start date: 1946

End date: Ongoing

Fiscal Year for Terms and Conditions: 2011-12

Strategic Outcome: CANADA'S INTERNATIONAL AGENDA - The international agenda is shaped to Canada's benefit and advantage in accordance with Canadian interests and values.

Program Activity: Diplomacy and Advocacy

Description: Canada's annual assessed contribution to UNESCO is a legally binding obligation of membership. The purpose of membership is to further the Government of Canada's foreign policy goals related to culture, science and education and provide it with a voice in the international community. For further information, see UNESCO 's website: en.unesco.org.

Recipients are not required to repay funds obtained under this transfer payment program.

Expected results:

  • Acceleration of progress towards UNESCO's Education for All program in all countries by 2015, by focusing on sector-wide policy and planning, literacy, teachers and skills development for the world of work;
  • Reduction of gender disparities in primary and secondary education in member states, and strengthening of global commitment to education for girls and women;
  • Strengthening of education system responses to contemporary challenges with emphasis on universal values based on peace, mutual understanding and respect for human dignity, education for sustainable development, including education for disaster preparedness;
  • Implementation of the Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions;
  • Implementation of the International Convention Against Doping in Sport;
  • Protection of world cultural and natural heritage through the implementation of the World Heritage Convention;
  • Establishment of effective early warning systems for tsunamis;
  • Improved management of the planet's water resources through increased scientific cooperation;
  • Development of free, independent and pluralistic media, and civic participation;
  • Freedom of expression, freedom of information and freedom of the press more broadly integrated into policies in member states; and
  • Protection and digitalization of world's documentary heritage.

The Organization's program and budget, which set out the strategic objectives and expected outcomes for the organization's work, are approved every two years by the UNESCO General Conference.

Table 23: United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) (program funding approved by vote in Parliament)
($ millions)Forecast Spending 2012-13Planned Spending 2013-14Planned Spending 2014-15Planned Spending 2015-16
Total Contributions12.411.411.411.4
Total Transfer Payments12.411.411.411.4

Fiscal Year of Last Completed Evaluation: n/a

Decision following the Results of Last Evaluation: n/a

Fiscal Year of Planned Completion of Next Evaluation: n/a

General Targeted Recipient Group: International

Initiatives to Engage Applicants and Recipients: n/a

United Nations Peacekeeping Operations

Name of Transfer Payment Program: UN peacekeeping operations (program funding approved by vote in Parliament)

Start date: 1948

End date: Ongoing

Fiscal Year for Terms and Conditions: 2011-12

Strategic Outcome: CANADA'S INTERNATIONAL AGENDA - The international agenda is shaped to Canada's benefit and advantage in accordance with Canadian interests and values.

Program Activity: Diplomacy and Advocacy

Description: Canada's assessed contribution to UN peacekeeping operations is a legally binding obligation of membership. For further information, see the UN Peacekeeping website: www.un.org/en/peacekeeping.

Recipients are not required to repay funds obtained under this transfer payment program.

Expected results:

  • Enhanced peace and security for the countries and regions concerned; and
  • Increased levels of security, basic services and governance provided in affected areas, promoting advanced prospects for peace as well as enabling reconstruction and development activities.
Table 24: UN peacekeeping operations (program funding approved by vote in Parliament)
($ millions)Forecast Spending 2012-13Planned Spending 2013-14Planned Spending 2014-15Planned Spending 2015-16
Total Contributions242.7219.1219.1219.1
Total Transfer Payments242.7219.1219.1219.1

Fiscal Year of Last Completed Evaluation: n/a

Decision following the Results of Last Evaluation: n/a

Fiscal Year of Planned Completion of Next Evaluation: n/a

General Targeted Recipient Group: International

Initiatives to Engage Applicants and Recipients: n/a

World Health Organization (WHO)

Name of Transfer Payment Program: World Health Organization (WHO) (program funding approved by vote in Parliament)

Start date: 1948

End date: Ongoing

Fiscal Year for Terms and Conditions: 2011-12

Strategic Outcome: CANADA'S INTERNATIONAL AGENDA - The international agenda is shaped to Canada's benefit and advantage in accordance with Canadian interests and values.

Program Activity: Diplomacy and Advocacy

Description: Canada's annual assessed contribution to the WHO is a legally binding obligation of membership. The purpose of membership is to further the Government of Canada's foreign policy goals related to health and provide it with a voice in the international community.

Recipients are not required to repay funds obtained under this transfer payment program.

Expected results:

  • Enhanced global health security (i.e., maintaining a comprehensive outbreak alert and response mechanism supported by the international health regulations; responding rapidly and effectively in crisis situations);
  • Accelerated progress toward achieving the Millennium Development Goals (i.e., reducing maternal mortality, improving child survival, addressing international health issues such as HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria, addressing the global burden of noncommunicable diseases and their main risk factors, promoting healthy environments, increasing access to essential medicines); and
  • Promotion of equity in health (i.e., strengthening health systems to reach the poor and disadvantaged).

The Programme and Budget of the Organization which sets out the strategic objectives and expected outcomes for the Organization's work is approved every two years by the World Health Assembly. For further information, see the WHO website: www.who.int/en/index.html

Table 25: World Health Organization (WHO) (program funding approved by vote in Parliament)
($ millions)Forecast Spending 2012-13Planned Spending 2013-14Planned Spending 2014-15Planned Spending 2015-16
Total Contributions14.615.415.415.4
Total Transfer Payments14.615.415.415.4

Fiscal Year of Last Completed Evaluation: n/a

Decision following the Results of Last Evaluation: n/a

Fiscal Year of Planned Completion of Next Evaluation: n/a

General Targeted Recipient Group: International

Initiatives to Engage Applicants and Recipients: n/a

World Trade Organization (WTO)

Name of Transfer Payment Program: World Trade Organization (WTO) (program funding approved by vote in Parliament)

Start date: January 1, 1995

End date: Ongoing

Fiscal Year for Terms and Conditions: 2009-10

Strategic Outcome: CANADA'S INTERNATIONAL AGENDA - The international agenda is shaped to Canada's benefit and advantage in accordance with Canadian interests and values.

Program Activity: Diplomacy and Advocacy

Description: The purpose of this program is to pay the assessed contribution for Canada's membership in the WTO.

The WTO provides the only multilateral forum for negotiating market access and other trade rules. It also provides the best forum for monitoring the implementation of obligations and commitments under various trade agreements, reviewing members' trade policies and practices, and discussing trade-related issues that inhibit the free, fair and predictable flow of trade.

The WTO is the only organization offering a state-to-state dispute settlement system whereby trade disputes are settled based on commonly agreed-on rules, rather than on political or economic power. Through these agreements, 159 WTO members operate a non-discriminatory trading system that spells out their rights and obligations. Each country receives guarantees that its exports will be treated fairly and consistently in other countries' markets. Each promises to do the same for imports into its own market.

Recipients are not required to repay funds obtained under this transfer payment program.

Expected results:

As a trade-dependent country, Canada has been actively involved in all areas of the current round of WTO negotiations, known as the Doha Development Agenda.

  • While the Doha negotiations are at an impasse, Canada will continue to work with other WTO members to find constructive ways to engage in multilateral discussions among WTO members on issues facing the global trading system, both inside and outside the Doha Agenda;
  • Canada participates in the accession negotiations for all countries seeking to join the WTO, as well as in the reviews of WTO members, and is itself reviewed every four years; and
  • Canada is one of the most active participants in the WTO dispute settlement system.

Note: International organizations' governance mechanisms include oversight services. DFAIT will rely upon these services to assist in monitoring the WTO's accountability for achieving objectives agreed to by its members and for stewardship of its funds, which are contributed by member states, including Canada.

The WTO Annual Report provides a comprehensive overview of WTO activities over the preceding year and includes information on the Organization's budget and staffing. To view the report, visit: wto.org/english/res_e/reser_e/annual_report_e.htm.

As a member of the WTO, Canada also has access to all audits, evaluations and performance reviews completed by or on behalf of the WTO.

Table 26: World Trade Organization (WTO) (program funding approved by vote in Parliament)
($ millions)Forecast Spending 2012-13Planned Spending 2013-14Planned Spending 2014-15Planned Spending 2015-16
Total Contributions7.05.95.95.9
Total Transfer Payments7.05.95.95.9

Fiscal Year of Last Completed Evaluation: n/a

Decision following the Results of Last Evaluation: n/a

Fiscal Year of Planned Completion of Next Evaluation: n/a

General Targeted Recipient Group: International

Initiatives to Engage Applicants and Recipients: To ensure that Canada's interests are represented effectively at the WTO, Canada maintains a permanent mission to the WTO in Geneva, Switzerland.

Disclosure of TPPs under $5 million

Table 27: Disclosure of TPPs under $5 million
Name of TPPMain ObjectiveEnd date of TPP, if applicableType of TP (G,C)Forecast Spending for 2013-14Fiscal Year of Last Completed EvaluationGeneral Targeted Recipient Group(s)
2 Assuming that the PIC budget is similar in 2013-2014 as in 2012-2013, $321,368 would be required to pay Canada's contribution at the December 18, 2012 currency exchange rate.
Annual Voluntary Contributions (AVC) (voted by Parliament)

DFAIT is responsible for managing the Annual Voluntary Contributions (AVCs) to the Organization of American States' Inter-American Drug Abuse Control Commission (OAS CICAD), as well as the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC). Under Treasury Board authorities, this totals $1.0 million to the OAS-CICAD and $2.45 million to the UNODC.

The AVC to OAS-CICAD of $1.0 million (including $0.4 million from NADS) is entirely focused on providing institutional support to the OAS and to specific counter-narcotics projects in the Americas.

The $2.45 million AVC to the UNODC (including $0.5 million from the NADS and $0.45 from anti-corruption allocation) is focused on providing institutional support to the UNODC as well as specific counter-narcotics projects globally.

The allotment for the AVCs through NADS is intended to support the international implementation of the Enforcement Pillar of Canada's National Anti-Drug Strategy (NADS).

n/aC$3,450,000n/aInternational: Organization of American States' Inter-American Drug Abuse Control Commission ( OAS CICAD) and the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC).
Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Secretariat (voted by Parliament)The purpose of Canada's membership in APEC is to sustain Canadian influence on economic integration and cooperation in the Asia-Pacific region (e.g., trade liberalization and facilitation, and economic development). Active engagement in APEC ensures that Canada maintains the necessary visibility and credibility to be a valued Asia-Pacific partner (Canada is not currently a member of other Asian organizations).n/aC$679,835n/aInternational
Basel Convention on the Control of Transboundary Movements of Hazardous Wastes and their Disposal (voted by Parliament)Canada's annual assessed contribution.n/aC$179,041n/aInternational
Canada's annual host country grant to the Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity (SCBD) (voted by Parliament)The purpose of this annual grant is to support activities related to the permanent establishment in Canada of the SCBD.n/aG$1,135,0562010-11International
Canadian International Arctic Fund (voted by Parliament)To advance Canada's leadership role in Arctic Affairs; and, to increase the strength of the Arctic Council as the key forum for Arctic cooperation.n/aC$700,0002011-12Aboriginal;
Other levels of government;
non-profit;
Other: educational institutions, industry associations, individuals.
Commonwealth Foundation (voted by Parliament)The purpose of Canada's membership in the Commonwealth Foundation is to enhance our relationships with other members and to demonstrate our commitment to civil society and transparent governance.n/aC$1,106,240n/aInternational
Commonwealth Youth Programme (CYP) (voted by Parliament)The purpose of Canada's membership in the CYP is to promote youth development in the Commonwealth and to enhance our relationships with other Commonwealth countries involved in youth issues.n/aC$1,145,477n/aInternational
Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization (CTBTO) (voted by Parliament)To pay Canada's assessed contribution to the CTBTO, the international organization responsible for implementation of the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty.n/a
(terms and conditions were extended indefinitely on January 25, 2012)
C$4,242,586n/aInternational
Convention on Biological Diversity (voted by Parliament)Canada's annual assessed contribution.n/aC$495,339n/aInternational
Diplomatic Supplement Retirement Benefit (Statutory)The provision of superannuation benefits for senior appointees of Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada serving outside Canadan/aG$125,000n/aOther: retired public official (i.e., ambassador, minister, high commissioner or consul-general of Canada to another country and such other person of comparable status); eligible spouses or common-law partners; survivor
Foreign Service Community Association (FSCA) (voted by Parliament)DFAIT funding of the FSCA enables the organization to, among other things, hire a part-time coordinator, who acts as a first point of contact for rotational employees and their families. The FSCA provides the department with first-hand information on key issues affecting the quality of life and well-being of families of employees representing Canada abroad, including information on job opportunities for spouses in Canada and abroad.n/aG$25,000n/aNon-profit
Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA) (voted by Parliament)The purpose of Canada's membership in the IICA is to participate in the institute's work on trade development, food safety and sustainable production, to use the IICA as a forum to promote Canadian expertise and Canadian agri-business, and to improve and build new linkages for Canada with Latin America and the Caribbean.n/aC$3,245,915n/aInternational
International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) (voted by Parliament)Canada's annual assessed contribution.n/aC$2,262,539n/aInternational
International Energy Agency (IEA) (voted by Parliament)This is Canada's assessed contribution as a member of the IEA, the leading global authority on energy policy, market analysis and cleaner technologies. The IEA's mandate is two-fold: to promote energy security among its member countries through collective response to physical disruptions in oil supply and to provide analysis and advice to member countries on sound energy policy.n/aC$1,219,482n/aInternational
International Humanitarian Fact-Finding Commission (IHFFC) (voted by Parliament)Established pursuant to Article 90 of the First Protocol additional to the Geneva Conventions, the IHFFC is mandated to assist the parties to a conflict to redress a situation where international humanitarian law may have been violated, and thus help to promote the rule of law in international relations and create conditions conducive to peace. This body accomplishes that aim by ascertaining controversial facts where there are mutual allegations and denials of violations.December 31, 2012 (awaiting approval of extension)C$14,810n/aInternational
International Maritime Organization (IMO)
(voted by Parliament)
Canada's annual assessed contribution.n/aC$340,350n/aInternational
International Seabed Authority (ISA)(voted by Parliament)Canada's annual assessed contribution under the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea for the operation of the International Seabed Authority.n/aC$301,330n/aInternational
International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea (voted by Parliament)Canada's annual assessed contribution under the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea for the operation of the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea.n/aC$559,766n/aInternational
Non-proliferation, arms control and disarmament (NACD) (voted by Parliament)To pay Canada's assessed contributions as a state party to (1) the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT); (2) the Biological and Toxin Weapons Conventions (BTWC); (3) the Convention on the Prohibition or Limitation of Certain Conventional Weapons Deemed to be Excessively Injurious or to Have Indiscriminate Effects (CCW); (4) the Seabed Arms Control Treaty; (5) the Ottawa Convention on Anti-Personnel Landmines; and (6) the Convention on Cluster Munitions.n/a
(terms and conditions were amended on November 28, 2012, to include the two additional conventions and were extended indefinitely.
C$218,225n/aInternational
Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) Centre for Educational Research and Innovation (CERI) (voted by Parliament)The objective of Canada's participation in CERI is to further provincial/territorial and federal government's development, analysis and understanding of activities, policies, and innovations in the area of education and learning.n/aC$164,915n/aInternational
Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) Steel Committee (voted by Parliament)For more than three decades, the OECD Steel Committee, which was originally established in recognition of the special nature of the global steel market and its potential for precipitating trade frictions, has provided participants with a forum through which they could exchange views on commercial and policy developments in their own as well as in global steel markets. In addition, the Committee provides participants with regular statistical and analytical reports on such developments. These exchanges and reports have proved invaluable in providing steel producing countries with a context within which to make representations on developments in other producing markets which may be distorting the international market. In this context, Canada often questions steel and steel-related policies and developments in other countries (e.g., China), usually in concert or after consultation with NAFTA and other government delegations.March 31, 2012,
(awaiting approval of extension)
C$31,532n/aFor Profit: Canadian steel industry
Other Government Departments: Industry Canada, Department of Finance, Canada Border Services Agency
Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) Nuclear Energy Agency (NEA) (voted by Parliament)To further the Government of Canada's domestic nuclear policy goals and provide Canada with access to an international forum to discuss the peaceful expansion of nuclear energy.n/aC$582,518n/aInternational
Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) (voted by Parliament)Canada's assessed contribution to the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons.n/a
(terms and conditions were indefinitely extended on January 26, 2012)
C$3,154,043n/aInternational
Payments under the Diplomatic Service Superannuation Act (Statutory)The provision of superannuation benefits for senior appointees of Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada serving outside Canadan/aG$125,000n/aOther: retired public official (i.e., ambassador, minister, high commissioner or consul-general of Canada to another country and such other person of comparable status); eligible spouses or common-law partners; survivor
Peace Implementation Council (PIC) (voted by Parliament)The Dayton Peace Agreement of 1995 ended the fighting in Bosnia and Herzegovina and established an ad hoc international institution, the Office of the High Representative (OHR), responsible for overseeing the implementation of the civilian aspects of Dayton until the country is deemed politically and democratically stable and self-sustainable. The high representative is advised on political, economic and security matters by the Peace Implementation Council and its Steering Board, of which Canada is a member. The Steering Board appoints the high representative and shares the cost of OHR operations.n/a
(Renewed on June 21, 2012, according to new TB TPP, with no end date.)
C$309,1832n/aInternational
Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA) (voted by Parliament)Canada supports the PCA as a body that plays a key role in resolving international disputes in a peaceful manner. The PCA's reputation is based on the successful resolution of both public and private disputes between states. Canada's support for the PCA is directly related to Article 10(2)(j) of the Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade Act, according to which the Minister of Foreign Affairs is required to "foster the development of international law and its application in Canada's external relations."December 31, 2012 (awaiting approval of extension)C$64,409n/aInternational
Religious Freedom FundThe program objectives are: (1) to compel action internationally against violations to religious freedom by contributing to greater awareness of threats to religious freedom and by promoting pluralism; (2) to strengthen the Government of Canada's response to specific violations of religious freedom; and, (3) to promote education on issues of tolerance and freedom of religion.2015-16G

C
$500,000

$3,750,000
The program has not been launched yet. However, funds have been allocated for FY 14/15-15/16 to evaluate the Office of Religious Freedom and its fund.Local non-governmental organizations, communities, religious organizations, academics or non-for profit organizations (in the targeted countries); International, intergovernmental, multilateral and regional organizations; and Canadian non-governmental organizations, communities, religious organizations, academics and not-for-profit organizations; all must be operating abroad
Roosevelt Campobello International Park Commission (voted by Parliament)To maintain and operate Roosevelt Campobello International Park, site of the former summer home of U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt on Campobello Island, as a memorial to Roosevelt and a lasting symbol of the close relationship between Canada and the United States. This obligation was created by Treaty, and costs are shared equally with the United States.n/aC$1,603,473n/aInternational
Rotterdam Convention on the Prior Informed Consent Procedure for Certain Hazardous Chemical and Pesticides in International Trade (voted by Parliament)Canada's annual assessed contribution.n/aC$92,357n/aInternational
Secrétariat technique permanent of the Conférence des Ministres de la Jeunesse et des Sports des pays d'expression française (CONFEJES) and Conférence des ministres de l'éducation des pays ayant le français en partage (CONFEMEN) (voted by Parliament)CONFEJES was created in 1969 as an intergovernmental organization whose goal is the promotion of youth, sport, the arts and leisure in the Francophonie.

CONFEMEN is an intergovernmental organization created in 1960 whose mandate is the promotion of education, and of professional and technical training. It also represents shared values, expertise and effective solidarity which are rooted in the Francophone community.
n/aC$107Conducted for CidA in March 2009; the previous evaluation was undertaken for DFAIT in 2001.International
Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants (voted by Parliament)Canada's annual assessed contribution.n/aC$203,639n/aInternational
United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) (voted by Parliament)Canada's annual assessed contribution.n/aC$631,801n/aInternational
United Nations (UN) Trust Fund on Indigenous Issues (voted by Parliament)The UN Trust Fund on Indigenous Issues promotes and supports the objectives of the Second International Decade of the World's Indigenous People. The Fund gives priority to projects focusing on culture, education, health, human rights, the environment and social and economic development.March 31, 2012
(awaiting approval of extension)
G$30,000n/aInternational;
Aboriginal
United Nations (UN) Voluntary Fund for Victims of Torture (voted by Parliament)The Fund provides financial assistance to non-governmental organizations that deliver medical, psychological, legal and social assistance to victims of torture and their families.March 31, 2012 (awaiting approval of extension)G$60,000n/aInternational
Vienna Convention for the Protection of the Ozone Layer and its Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer (voted by Parliament)Canada's annual assessed contribution.n/aC$32,504n/aInternational
Wassenaar Arrangement (voted by Parliament)Payments of assessed contributions are demanded of all nations that are Wassenaar Arrangement participating states. This organization contributes to regional and international security and stability by promoting transparency and greater responsibility in transfers of conventional arms and dual-use goods and technology. Canada's participation in the Wassenaar Arrangement furthers both our security and commercial trade interests.n/aC$89,603n/aInternational
World Customs Organization (WCO) (voted by Parliament)The WCO is an independent intergovernmental body whose mission is to enhance the effectiveness and efficiency of customs administrations. The WCO currently has 177 member governments. As a member of the WCO, Canada has taken on a key role in areas such as trade facilitation, revisions to the Harmonized System, capacity building, combating counterfeiting and the development and implementation of the Framework of Standards to Secure and Facilitate Global Trade (SAFE). Canada's contribution to the WCO advances its interests internationally, particularly given the importance of international trade for the Canadian economy.December 31, 2012
(awaiting approval of extension)
C$449,397n/aInternational
World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) (voted by Parliament)To pay for Canada's membership in the WIPO, pursuant to treaty obligation.n/aC$472,239n/aInternational

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Greening Government Operations (GGO)

Surplus Electronic and Electrical Equipment Target

Table 28: 8.6 By March 31, 2014, each department will reuse or recycle all surplus electronic and electrical equipment (EEE) in an environmentally sound and secure manner.
Performance MeasureRPPDPR
Target Status 
Existence of implementation plan for the disposal of all departmentally generated.Yes 
Total number of departmental locations with EEE implementation plan fully implemented, expressed as a percentage of all locations, by the end of the given fiscal year.FY 2011-2012100% 
FY 2012-2013100% 
FY 2013-2014100% 

Strategies / Comments:

  1. All National Capital Region DFAIT offices will return EEE to Distribution and Diplomatic Mail Services (Transportation and Warehousing AAGW), 125 Sussex Drive.
  2. Each return must be accompanied by a completed DFAIT EXT 369 Disposal Report Form that clearly identifies each unit as being in working or non-working order.
  3. A regular schedule for disposal of alignCenterEEE will be established and circulated to all domestic offices.

Printing Unit Reduction Target

Table 29: 8.7 By March 31, 2013, each department will achieve an 8:1 average ratio of office employees to printing units. Departments will apply target where building occupancy levels, security considerations and space configuration allow.
Performance MeasureRPPDPR
Target Status 
Ratio of departmental office employees to printing units in fiscal year 2010-2011, where building occupancy levels, security considerations and space configuration allow.3:1 
Ratio of departmental office employees to printing units at the end of the given fiscal year, where building occupancy levels, security considerations and space configuration allow.FY 2011-20123:1 
FY 2012-20134:1 
FY 2013-20148:1 

Strategies/Comments:

  1. Definition of printing units: Desktop and networked printers, multi-function printers installed on the non-classified Secure Integrated Global Network (SIGNET), fax machines (excluding secure fax) and photocopiers.
  2. Scope:
    1. The target ratio applies to all locations in the National Capital Region where building occupancy levels, security considerations and space configurations allow.
    2. The application of the target ratio to operations outside of Canada is not required under the Federal Sustainable Development Strategy; reported data is therefore limited to operations within the NCR. Nonetheless, a consistent policy on printing devices will be applied at regional offices and at missions abroad as a best practice.
  3. Method for determining the number of printing units:
    The number of printing devices in use within the National Capital Region is estimated at 1,850, based on the following:
    1. Networked printers as indicated by the number of active print queues: 1,161;
    2. Per inventory records:
      • Single-user desktop printers: 256;
      • Standalone photocopiers: 131;
      • Fax machines: 302.
  4. Method for determining the number of office employees: The number of Secure Integrated Global Network (SIGNET) accounts assigned to individual users at DFAIT locations within the National Capital Region (non-classified system), including indeterminate employees, contractors, casual employees and students: 4,804, as at November 2011.
  5. Implementation strategies:
    1. Under the authority of the Chief Information Officer, a three-year implementation plan will establish an 8 to 1 ratio of printing devices to office employees in all departmental locations. Progress will be achieved through cluster replacement with single units, equipment attrition, and the removal of single-user desktop printers. Exceptions will be made where additional devices are justified by specific business requirements, or if a duty to accommodate exists based on an employee requiring modified physical and ergonomic conditions to perform his or her duties.
    2. In all cases, existing equipment will be maintained until economic and environmental considerations will justify the disposal of assets, to respect the intent of the Federal Sustainable Development Strategy to minimize the environmental impact of operations. The timeframe also accounts for renovations scheduled at facilities in the National Capital Region during the next three years. The refurbished office space will be equipped based on the target ratio.
    3. A departmental policy on printing devices has been established to indicate the objectives and expected results of the printing device consolidation strategy to all employees.
    4. A process has been established to facilitate business case reviews for all requests for new or replacement printing devices.

Paper Consumption Target

Table 30: 8.8 By March 31, 2014, each department will reduce internal paper consumption per office employee by 20%. Each department will establish a baseline between 2005-2006 and 2011-2012, and applicable scope.
Performance MeasureRPPDPR
Target Status 
Number of sheets of internal office paper consumed per office employee in the baseline year selected, as per departmental scope.8,737 sheets per office employee in 2008-2009 
Cumulative reduction (or increase) in paper consumption, expressed as a percentage, relative to baseline year selected.FY 2011-201228,324,000 sheets 
FY 2012-2013n/a 
FY 2013-2014n/a 

Strategies/Comments

  1. Scope: Paper volume is the total volume of paper (all sizes and colours) used in printers and photocopiers on an annual basis in all DFAIT locations in the National Capital Region.
  2. Method used for determining paper consumption: Paper consumption is tracked by the Material Management group on an ongoing monthly basis. Paper usage in FY 2008-2009 in the National Capital Region was 38,924,500 sheets.
  3. Method used for determining office employees: Human Resource Management System Business Intelligence Cube, which indicated 4,155 employees and 300 contractors (estimate) in the National Capital Region, for a total of 4,455 as of March 2009. Only employees within the National Capital Region were used because they represent 99% of all departmental employees in Canada.
  4. Implementation strategies:
    1. Promote awareness of "Green It" initiatives within DFAIT to reduce the department's environmental footprint.
    2. Implement double-sided printing as a default on all DFAIT network print devices
  5. Target: From the baseline of FY 2008-2009 to FY 2011-2012 DFAIT as reduced overall the paper consumption by more than 25%.

Green Meetings Target

Table 31: 8.9 By March 31, 2012, each department will adopt a guide for greening meetings.
Performance MeasureRPPDPR
Target Status 
Presence of a green meeting guide: DFAIT endorses the use of Environment Canada's 2011 revised Green Meeting GuideYes 

Strategies/Comments

  1. Endorse use of Environment Canada's Green Meeting Guide.
  2. Provide a link to this guide on DFAIT's Sustainable Development intranet site.

Green Procurement Target

8.10 As of April 1, 2011, each department will establish at least three SMART green procurement targets to reduce environmental impacts.

Table 32: By March 31, 2014, 95% of copy-paper purchases contain a minimum of 30% recycled content and have forest management certification or EcoLogoM or equivalent certification.
Performance MeasureRPPDPR
Target Status 
Percentage (in dollar or volume) of paper purchases meeting the target relative to total amount (in dollar or volume) of all paper purchases in the given year.95%
Progress against measure in the given fiscal year.95% 

Strategies/Comments

  1. Specific: Presently procuring, through PWGSC standing offers, paper with 30% post-consumer content. This paper has the FDL trademark (Fiber Diverted from Landfills) and is certified by BLI (Buyers Laboratory Inc.).
  2. Measurable: Statistical data will be extracted from the Material Management module of the department’s financial management system.
  3. Achievable: Target incorporated into existing standing offers.
  4. Relevant: FSC (Forest Stewardship Council)-certified products regularly procured.
  5. Time-bound: FSC feature is already available on the market.
  6. Implementation Strategies: Incorporate new FSC products as they become available. Increase internal communication to promote awareness and consumption of green products.
Table 33: By March 31, 2014, 60% of purchases of chairs, cabinets, shelving, panels and desks will be environmentally preferred models.
Performance MeasureRPPDPR
Target Status 
Percentage (in dollar or volume) of paper purchases meeting the target relative to total amount (in dollar or volume) of all paper purchases in the given year.95%
Progress against measure in the given fiscal year.60% 

Strategies/Comments

  1. Specific: Presently procuring through PWGSC standing offers
  2. Measurable: Statistical data will be extracted from the Material Management module of the department's financial management system.
  3. Achievable: Target already incorporated into existing standing offers and technical requirements, as relevant to the commodity.
  4. Relevant: Online ordering system (Shop@DFAIT) already identifies green products.
  5. Time-bound: The market continues to evolve in its supply of these specific green products.
  6. Implementation Strategies: Incorporate new products as they become available. Increase internal communication to promote awareness and consumption of green products.
Table 34: By March 31, 2014, 60% of purchases of copy paper, envelopes, notebooks, file folders, binders, writing instruments, toner cartridges and batteries will have environmental features
Performance MeasureRPPDPR
Target Status 
Dollar value (or volume) of office supply purchases meeting the target relative to total dollar value (or volume) of all office supply purchases in the given year95%
Progress against measure in the given fiscal year.60% 

Strategies/Comments

  1. Specific: Purchases of copy paper, envelopes, notebooks, file folders and binders will have recycled content and renewable resources
  2. Measurable: Statistical data will be extracted from the material management module of the department's financial management system.
  3. Achievable: Target already in progress through existing standing offers and incorporated into technical requirements as relevant to the commodity.
  4. Relevant: Online ordering system (Shop@DFAIT) already identifies green products.
  5. Time-Bound: The market continues to evolve in its supply of these specific green products.
  6. Implementation Strategies: Incorporate new products as they become available. Increase internal communication to promote awareness and consumption of green products.

Training, Performance Evaluation, Management Processes and Control

8.11 As of April 1, 2011, each department will establish SMART targets for training, employee performance evaluations, and management processes and controls, as they pertain to procurement decision-making.

Table 35: Training for select employees: As of April 1, 2011, 90% of materiel managers and procurement personnel (including all PG classified employees, as well as employees identified as a procurement and/or materiel management functional specialist) will receive green procurement training through Canada School of Public Service course C215.
Performance MeasureRPPDPR
Target Status 
Number of procurement and materiel management staff with formal green procurement training relative to total number of procurement and materiel management staff.84%
Progress against measure in the given fiscal year.90% 

Strategies/Comments:

  1. Specific: Achievement level of 90%, type of employee, and type of training
  2. Measurable: Information available from CSPS and in-house HR tracking system.
  3. Achievable: Departmental policy mandates all existing and new designated employees to take green procurement training
  4. Relevant: Targets all relevant employees.
  5. Time-bound: Date established for target implementation and completion

Other Reporting Considerations:

  1. Methodology: See target wording.
  2. In-house training used: None—CSPS Course C215 only.
  3. Reporting requirements: Collect data from CSPS annually; HR maintains an up-to-date list of employees who have received or who need training.
  4. Roles and responsibilities: DG, Corporate Procurement, Asset Management and National Accommodation (HAD/SPD) is the lead for procurement policy and community development.
  5. Opportunities for continuous improvement: Targeting 100% of employees is difficult due to turnover. However, in future years, acquisition card holders could also be targeted.
  6. Plans for engagement: Email dissemination of departmental policy mandating training.
Table 36: Employee performance evaluations for managers and functional heads of procurement and materiel management: As of April 1, 2012, environmental considerations will be incorporated into the performance evaluations of all functional heads of procurement and materiel management.
Performance MeasureRPPDPR
Target Status 
Number of performance evaluations that incorporated environmental considerations, relative to total number of performance evaluations of managers and functional heads of procurement and materiel management.100%
Progress against measure in the given fiscal year.100% 

Strategies/Comments

  1. Specific: Achievement level of 100% and type of employee.
  2. Measurable: Information available from in-house HR tracking system
  3. Achievable: Departmental policy mandates that all existing and new functional heads of procurement and materiel management include environmental considerations in their performance evaluations.
  4. Relevant: Targets all relevant employees.
  5. Time-bound: Date established for target implementation and completion.
  6. Other Reporting Considerations:Other Reporting Considerations:
    1. Methodology: Directors general (DGs) and directors of PG classified employees and employees identified as procurement and/or materiel management functional specialists.
    2. Reporting requirements: DGs to report to target lead.
    3. Roles and responsibilities: DG, Corporate Procurement, Asset Management and National Accommodation (HAD/SPD) is the lead for procurement policy and community development.
    4. Plans for engagement: Inclusion in employee performance management agreements
Table 37: Management processes and controls. The Procurement Modernization Initiative (PMI) that is currently underway incorporates Green Procurement processes. This exercise will identify any green procurement processes and controls that have been omitted and will address them accordingly.
Performance MeasureRPPDPR
Target Status 
Number of departmental procurement processes and controls that incorporate environmental considerations relative to total number of departmental procurement processes and controls that should address environmental considerations90%
Progress against measure in the given fiscal year.70% 

Strategies/Comments

  1. Specific: Achievement level of all identified processes and controls.
  2. Measurable: Baseline set for all formalized management processes and controls.
  3. Achievable: Dedicated employees responsible for target.
  4. Relevant: Decision-making authority for purchases decentralized.
  5. Time-bound: Date established for target implementation and completion.
  6. Other Reporting Considerations:
    1. Methodology: Analysis of department's decision-making processes and controls to determine those that should include environmental considerations.
    2. Reporting Requirements: DG to lead reports annually.
    3. Roles and Responsibilities: DG, Corporate Procurement, Asset Management and National Accommodation (HAD/SPD) is the lead for procurement policy and community development.
    4. Mechanisms to Evaluate: First review scheduled in 2014.
    5. Plans for Engagement: Discussion topic of Management Committee.

Reporting on the Purchase of Offset Credits

Table 38: Mandatory reporting on the purchase of greenhouse gas emissions offset credits, as per the Policy Framework for Offsetting Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Major International Events, should be reported here.
Performance MeasureRPPDPR
Quantity of emissions offset in the given fiscal year.To be determined 

Strategies/Comments

  1. In keeping with its commitment to sustainable development goals, the department will increase awareness of sound environmental, social and economic sustainability practices of waste minimization and management, pollution reduction and energy conservation.
  2. During the planning stage of major international events, DFAIT makes a commitment that the event will be carbon neutral. Being carbon neutral requires that we first take all reasonable measures to reduce our greenhouse gas emissions, calculate the remaining emissions and then mitigate those to zero by purchasing emission reduction credits or carbon offsets.
  3. DFAIT will follow the Policy Framework for Offsetting Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Major International Events.

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Sources of Respendable and Non-Respendable Revenue

A. Respendable Revenue

Table 39: Sources of Respendable and Non-Respendable Revenue
Program ($ millions)Forecast Revenue 2012-13Planned Revenue 2013-14Planned Revenue 2014-15Planned Revenue 2015-16
Diplomacy and Advocacy
International Youth Exchanges14.014.014.014.0
International Commerce
Trade fairs and missions3.13.13.13.1
Consular Services and Emergency Management
Specialized consular service fees4.34.34.34.3
Passport Canada
Passport fees320.4285.3315.6248.9
Governance, Strategic Direction and Common Service Delivery
Real property services abroad25.128.913.013.0
Telecommunications services1.11.11.11.1
Training services8.08.08.08.0
Subtotal34.238.022.122.1
Total Respendable Revenue376.0344.7359.1292.4

B. Non-Respendable Revenue

Table 40: Sources of Non-Respendable Revenue
Program ($ millions)Forecast Revenue 2012-13Planned Revenue 2013-14Planned Revenue 2014-15Planned Revenue 2015-16
International Commerce
Import and export permit fees2.42.42.42.4
Consular Services and Emergency Management
Consular services charges on travel documents106.394.7104.884.7
Governance, Strategic Direction and Common Service Delivery
Sales of real property20.020.020.020.0
Employee shelter shares25.425.425.425.4
Services provided to the Passport Office4.44.44.44.4
Subtotal49.849.849.849.8
Total Non-respendable Revenue158.5146.9157.0136.9
Total Respendable and Non-respendable Revenue534.5491.6516.1429.3

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Summary of Capital Spending by Program

Table 41: Summary of Capital Spending by Program Activity
Program ($ millions)Forecast Revenue 2012-13Planned Revenue 2013-14Planned Revenue 2014-15Planned Revenue 2015-16
International Policy Advice and Integration1.02.12.12.1
Diplomacy and Advocacy0.30.10.10.0
International Commerce0.50.20.20.2
Consular Services and Emergency Management0.20.10.10.1
Passport Canada----
Governance, Strategic Direction and Common Service Delivery267.1152.4132.193.0
Government of Canada Benefits----
Internal Services12.110.610.610.6
Total281.2165.4145.2106.0

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Up-Front Multi-Year Funding

Strategic outcome: CANADA'S INTERNATIONAL AGENDA - The international agenda is shaped to Canada's benefit and advantage in accordance with Canadian interests and values.

Program activity: Diplomacy and Advocacy

Name of recipient: Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI)

Start date: January 30, 2003

End date: n/a

Description: CIGI supports world-leading research in the area of global governance, particularly global economic and financial governance, and furthers Canada's interest in having a stable and well-governed global economic system by bringing together academics, policy analysts and researchers from around the world to discuss and carry out research on current topics and trends. In 2003, the Government of Canada contributed $30 million, which was matched by CIGI and subsequently added to by other public and private donors to establish an endowment fund. The Centre continues to be primarily funded by the proceeds of this endowment.

Table 42: Up-Front Multi-Year Funding ($ millions)
Total FundingPrior Years' FundingPlanned Funding 2013-14Planned Funding 2014-15Planned Funding 2015-16
30.030.00.00.00.0

Summary of annual plans of recipient: CIGI's research program focuses on global economic and security issues. On the global economy, areas of policy research include forums for policy debate and coordination (such as the G-20), international financial institutions (such as the IMF, World Bank and regional development banks, and the Financial Stability Board) that regulate and promote macro-economic coordination, the challenges of sovereign debt, the role of the emerging economies and the implications of the internationalization of the renminbi. On global security, CIGI is exploring new approaches to management and crisis prevention (for example, through the constructive powers initiative) and emerging zones of political and economic interest (notably Asia Pacific and the Arctic). Internet governance is another area of security policy research, touching on issues such as intellectual property rights, transnational crime, and legal regimes. Energy, environment and sustainable development remain pillars of CIGI's mandate. Through its Africa Initiative and related work on Post-2015 Millennium Development Goals, CIGI is committed to capacity building within the Global South, with a focus on climate change and health. CIGI also sponsors a competitive research awards program to support original policy-related research led by University of Waterloo and Wilfrid Laurier University faculty.

Link recipient's site: http://www.cigionline.org/

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Audits, Evaluations and Inspections

A. All upcoming Internal Audits over the next three fiscal years

Table 43: All upcoming Internal Audits over the next three fiscal years
Name of Internal AuditInternal Audit TypeStatusExpected Completion Date
FY 2013-14
Common Service DeliveryAssurance: operationsPlannedFebruary 2014
Audit of DRAP implementationAssurance: governancePlannedMarch 2014
Management of leave and overtimeAssurance: management of HR and compensationIn ReserveTBD
Foreign Service DirectivesAssurance:PlannedMarch 2014
Financial Statements: Note 3Assurance: financial managementPlannedSeptember 2013
Financial Statements: Specified ProceduresAssurance: financial managementPlannedSeptember 2013
FY 2014-15
Emergency ManagementAssurance: operationsPlannedTBD
Passport fee structureAssurance: operationsPlannedTBD
Human Resources/CBS Assignments AbroadAssurance: management of HRPlannedTBD
Financial Reporting ControlsAssurance: financial managementIn reserveTBD
Management of Leave and Payments (LES)AssurancePlannedTBD
Financial Statements: Note 3Assurance: financial managementPlannedSeptember 2014
Financial Statements: Specified ProceduresAssurance: financial managementPlannedSeptember 2014
FY 2015-16
Financial ForecastingAssurance: financial managementPlannedTBD
Consular Assistance for Canadians AbroadAssurance: operationsPlannedTBD
Delegation of AuthorityAssurance: accountabilityPlannedTBD
Values and EthicsAssurancePlannedTBD
Human Resources Planning and Training DevelopmentAssurance: management of HRPlannedTBD
Financial Statements/Reconciliation of Note 3Assurance: financial managementPlannedSeptember 2015

B. All upcoming Evaluations over the next three fiscal year

Table 44: All upcoming Internal Audits over the next three fiscal years
Name of EvaluationProgram ActivityStatusExpected Completion Date
FY 2013-14
Policy CentresDiplomacy and AdvocacyOngoingTBD
Global Security Reporting ProgramInternational Policy Advice and IntegrationOngoingTBD
Regional Services CentresGovernance, Strategic Direction and Common Service DeliveryOngoingTBD
Softwood Lumber AgreementDiplomacy and AdvocacyPlannedTBD
Corporate Social ResponsibilityDiplomacy and AdvocacyPlannedTBD
Global Commerce StrategyInternational Policy Advice and IntegrationPlannedTBD
Global Commerce Support ProgramInternational CommercePlannedTBD
FY 2014-15
Anti-Crime and Counter-Terrorism Capacity Building ProgramsDiplomacy and AdvocacyPlannedTBD
Francophonie Promotion FundDiplomacy and AdvocacyPlannedTBD
United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea - Extended Continental ShelfDiplomacy and AdvocacyPlannedTBD
International Education and Youth ProgramDiplomacy and AdvocacyPlannedTBD
International Clean Air AgendaInternational Policy Advice and IntegrationPlannedTBD
Clean Energy DialogueInternational Policy Advice and IntegrationPlannedTBD
Property ManagementGovernance, Strategic Direction and Common Service DeliveryPlannedTBD
Canada Fund for Local Initiatives (CFLI)Diplomacy and AdvocacyPlannedTBD
Global Partnership ProgramDiplomacy and AdvocacyPlannedTBD
International Science and Technology Partnership ProgramInternational CommercePlannedTBD
FY 2015-16
Global Commerce Support ProgramInternational Advice and IntegrationPlannedTBD
Mission Security: Personal Safety and Security at MissionsGovernance, Strategic Direction and Common Service DeliveryPlannedTBD
Protocol and Diplomatic ServicesDiplomacy and AdvocacyPlannedTBD
Canadian International Arctic FundInternational Policy Advice and IntegrationPlannedTBD
Office of Religious FreedomDiplomacy and AdvocacyPlannedTBD
IM/IT GovernanceGovernance, Strategic Direction and Common Service DeliveryPlannedTBD
Import/Export ControlsInternational CommercePlannedTBD

Electronic link to evaluation plan: currently not available

Notes:

Footnotes

Footnote 1

As a result of this program's suspension, planned spending amounts can be reduced to $4.0M for 2013-14, $1.5M for 2014-15 and $0.5M for 2015-16

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