The Government of Canada’s International Assistance 2019-2020
In 2019–2020, we provided development, humanitarian, and peace and security assistance globally. This is how we did it.
$6.3 billion spent on International Assistance in 2019-2020
390,798 women and girls received sexual and reproductive health services
Canada’s response to Cyclone Idai helped provide 68,469 people with clean water
This report at a glance:
- Overview of Canada’s Federal International Assistance in 2019–2020
- Canada’s Feminist International Assistance Policy
- Key Performance Indicators
- Canada’s Signature Initiatives
- Examples of Canada’s Major International Assistance Commitments
- The Government of Canada’s International Assistance Around the World
Gender equality is fundamental to human rights, eradicating poverty, and achieving sustainable development and peace.
Human dignity is central to human rights for those who experience vulnerability, poverty or are affected by crisis.
Sustainable and inclusive economic development in the poorest countries benefits all nations.
Canada supports clean tech, renewable energy, climate-smart agriculture, watershed management & climate resilience.
Canada fosters inclusive governance to ensure access to institutions, policies, and services for all.
Canada’s approach and partnerships in international assistance
Promoting gender equality and empowering women and girls will eradicate poverty and build a more peaceful, inclusive and prosperous world.
Our partnerships provide what’s needed to deliver our international assistance and support our partner countries.
Our engagement with the World Bank Group, the International Monetary Fund, and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development.
The UN’s 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development is essential to Canada’s approach to international assistance.
Canada commits to improving the effectiveness of its international assistance, making it more flexible and integrated.
The Government of Canada’s International Assistance and Official Development Assistance Disbursements by Organization.
Global Affairs Canada is the lead federal department for Canada’s international assistance. Find other departments who participated.
Canada’s legislative requirements and key financial concepts, International Assistance Envelope allocations and disbursements.
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