The Government of Canada’s International Assistance 2021-2022
In 2021-2022, by working with its partners, Canada responded to many extraordinary and ongoing global challenges, including pandemic recovery, food and energy insecurity, climate crisis and threats to international peace and security, while advancing the UN 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. The results Canada has achieved are reflected in the Report to Parliament on the Government of Canada’s international assistance 2021-2022. Among the highlights are:
This report includes snapshots of international assistance results that reflect:
- Canada’s response in times of crisis
- How Canada has advanced the targets and priorities set out in the Feminist International Assistance Policy and the 2030 Agenda
- Canada's ongoing commitment to partnerships, lessons learned and innovation
Guided by Canada's Feminist International Assistance Policy, we helped improve the lives of millions of people. We addressed global inequities through international assistance programming.
Top 10 recipients of federal international assistance
|1 - Ethiopia||$206.5 million|
|2 - Afghanistan||$201.5 million|
|3 - Bangladesh||$193.7 million|
|4 - Sudan||$182.9 million|
|5 - Democratic Republic of the Congo||$168.0 million|
|6 - Ukraine||$159.7 million|
|7 - Nigeria||$152.2 million|
|8 - South Sudan||$137.4 million|
|9 - Mozambique||$131.0 million|
|10 - Pakistan||$127.3 million|
Federal disbursements by action area of the Feminist International Assistance Policy
|Action area||International assistance|
|Gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls||$183.7 million|
|Global health and nutrition||$1,823.8 million|
|Humanitarian action||$1,052.7 million|
|Jobs, opportunities and economic growth||$1,042.7 million|
|Climate and environment||$1,058.2 million|
|Inclusive governance||$438.3 million|
|Peace and security||$302.1 million|
Report at a glance
- Message from the Minister of International Development and Minister of Foreign Affairs
- Message from the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance
- Government of Canada’s International Assistance and Official Development Assistance Disbursements by Organization, 2021–2022
- Meeting the moment: Canada’s leadership in times of crisis
- Canada at work in the world: International assistance in action
- Moving forward: Partnerships and innovation
Stories of change
Behind the data, international assistance focuses on people and organizations who work hard to make a difference.
The Women’s Voice and Leadership Caribbean project provides multi-year support to the Wapichan women’s movement in Guyana.
Through its support for the National Indigenous Women Forum, Canada is empowering Indigenous women and girls in Nepal.
A Canada-funded initiative provides support to women like Layla in Khanke Camp in Iraq.
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