Canadian Institue Of Planners

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Sustaining Canada's Future.

International Outreach


Over the past three decades, CIP has engaged in a variety of international activities aimed at three major goals:

  • Education and awareness-building: influencing policy related to international urban affairs, export development and international urban cooperation;
  • Employment and business development: generating employment and business opportunities for CIP members; and
  • International cooperation and development assistance: contributing to Canadian awareness of the state of planning abroad and participating in projects that advance the profession at home and abroad.

For more information on CIP's international activities, see the following pages on our work with specific institutions and issues:

International Planner Exchange Program - 

CIP has partnered with the American Planning Association’s International Division on the International Planner Exchange (IPE) program.

The two-week exchange sees participating planners hosting each other in their homes and workplaces. The goal is to expose planners to international planning work by providing a direct, one-on-one experience between planners in Canada and the US.

To learn more or apply, click here.

Our International Outreach PartnersNos partenaires en International Outreach
Global Planners NetworkCommonwealth Association of PlannersUN HABITATCaribbean Planners AssociationCaribbean Network on Urban and Land Management (CNULM)