It's estimated that 2 billion people around the world do not have access to the financial services they need. To remedy this situation, Développement international Desjardins is committed to sharing the experience and expertise of Desjardins Group with developing and emerging countries in order to expand financial inclusion for all.
Discover some useful links relating to international development:
Canada World Youth
Want to go away and live a cross-cultural experience? There are many youth exchange programs available.
Global Affairs Canada's International Youth Internship Program
International Youth Internships and other programs for young people ages 19 to 30. Their goal? Make young people aware of global issues and encourage them to make a contribution to international cooperation.
The UN's official site providing information about its activities and recruitment, as well as on the world situation.
United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural organization
Read articles on a variety of subjects such as education, culture, natural sciences and politics. UNESCO also makes available to you a number of official documents and descriptions of its many programs and strategies.
Office franco-québécois pour la jeunesse (OFQJ) (in French only)
The OFQJ works with young adults age 18 to 35, who are proponents of transatlantic projects, whether they be entrepreneurs, artists or researchers, employees, job seekers or students. Through the programs it offers, the OFQJ allows young people to enjoy an experience that promotes the development of competencies, outreach of talent and exposure to other cultures.
Office Québec-Amériques pour la jeunesse (OQAJ) (in French only)
The OQAJ offers various programs for young adults age 18 to 35 who want to work or complete an internship abroad. Since its foundation in September 2000, the Office has made it possible for 4,500 of them to do so in 23 countries of the Americas.