Established in 1996 with Canadian Government start-up funding, CANADEM is an international not-for-profit NGO dedicated to advancing international peace and security through the rostering, rapid mobilization, and mission management of experts committed to International Service with the UN, other IGOs, NGOs, and governments.

Read CANADEM's 2019 Annual Report
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The Roster Division recruits, screens, and matches civilian experts with position vacancies in the areas of peacebuilding, humanitarian relief and development. 

Roster provides a variety of services to end users with the following advantages:

  • One of the largest rosters available to UN, IOs, NGOs and governments

  • Ensures quality and quantity of available experts

  • Affordable and cost-effective

  • Risk-free for proposed positions

  • Competitive

  • Personalized services

Screened for only the best
Preliminary Screening
Advanced Screening
Mission Specific Screening

CANADEM’s Operations Team is dedicated to advancing international peace and security through the rapid mobilization and mission management of individuals committed to international service. We specialize in surge capacity rapid deployments and offer a full service mechanism for getting Experts where they are needed – FAST!

We work in partnership with the Government of Canada, the Government of the United Kingdom, UN agencies, international organizations and national governments to set up deployment projects designed to quickly inject civilian expertise where it is needed. Our services range from simple deployments to project development and mission-management.

Our Operations Team can recruit and deploy our experts within 48-72 hours. Our experts have proven time and again that they are likewise able to rapidly mobilize and hit the ground running to make that crucial contribution under challenging circumstances.

Read stories from some of CANADEM's experts here.

Novel Coronavirus Disease (COVID-2019)

We are all aware of the evolving global health emergency, as the WHO has declared the current novel Coronavirus outbreak a “public health emergency of international concern”.


Please read WHO’s latest situation report here:


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Over our 20 years and 141 projects, CANADEM has had many funders and even more operational partners. We thank our largest funders, the British and Canadian governments.