On February 17, 2014 in Ougadougou, Burkina Faso, the 2014 International Seminar was officially opened in a ceremony held at the National Institute of Youth, Physical Education and Sports (Institut National de la Jeunesse, de l'Éducation Physique et des Sports or INJEPS).
Ottawa, November 5, 2013 – The Uniterra "Making a difference, one photo at a time!” Photo Contest was launched in November 2012 for Uniterra volunteers. They were invited to submit photos that best represented their volunteer experience in the following three categories: "Volunteers in Action", "Partners in Action" and "Portraits of Beneficiaries."
From November 1-3, World University Service of Canada (www.wusc.ca) and the Centre for International Studies and Cooperation (www.ceci.ca) will be hosting the International Forum (www.forum.wusc.ca) at the Delta Ottawa City Centre Hotel (101 Lyon St).
In 2008, the Groupe de collaboration et d’ingénierie de l’Université de Sherbrooke (GCIUS) –a group of engineer students from Sherbrooke University in Québec- supported the Comité interprofessionel du riz du Burkina Faso (CIRB) by building a rice parboiling centre to the benefit of 329 women from Bama.