The goal of CIDA's program in China is to promote human rights and sound environmental management.
Canada does not provide financial support to the Government of China. Instead, CIDA funding supports the delivery of technical expertise by Canadian organizations to Chinese agencies that are implementing human rights and environmental reforms.
CIDA works at local levels to improve the implementation of human rights reforms for marginalized groups such as migrant workers and ethnic minorities. This includes improving access to legal services for marginalized groups and strengthening the capacity of legal professionals to guarantee due process of law.
CIDA also provides expertise to support reforms that prevent labour exploitation; improve working conditions; and resolve workplace disputes for migrant workers.
CIDA supports the language and cultural rights of ethnic minorities.
CIDA focuses on strengthening environmental management policies to:
CIDA provides research-based high-level international expert advice on environment and development policies.
Increasing environmental sustainability is one of CIDA's cross-cutting themes.
To learn more, visit the CIDA China Program homepage.