• New mission in Jordan with the Arab Network for Human Rights and Citizenship Education in partnership with Equitas
  • New mission in Tunisia with the Observatoire tunisien pour l’indépendance de la magistrature for judicial independance
  • New mission in Cameroun with the Réseau Africain de Forêts Modèles (RAFM) in partnership with CUSO
  • New mission in Morocco with Bayti, a non-profit that helps underprivileged children
  • New mission in Mozambique with Direccao Nacional de Educacao Tecnico-Profissionale Vocacional (MINED) in partnership with Garneau International
  • New mission in Tanzania in the area of education for the Tanazanian Union of Parents of Secondary Schools in partnership with Terre sans frontières
  • New mission in Peru with AIDER, Asociacion para la Investigacion y el Desarollo Integral in partnership with Ecotierra


  • Niger and Burkina Faso projects with Oxfam-Québec renewed.
  • New mission to Tunisia on behalf of Un enfant, des sourires.
  • New mission to Uganda with Uganda Private and Integrated Schools Association (UPISA).
  • New mission to Haiti in partnership with SUCO, to launch an agricultural development project
  • New mission to Benin, in partnership with Oxfam, with the commune of Sô-Avo.



  • Continuation of project in Niger in partnership with Oxfam-Québec and the Cadre de concertation pour la lutte aux violences transgenres—three missions.
  • Start of Burkina Faso project with Oxfam-Québec—two missions with the Programme burkinabé de santé sexuelle et droits humains.
  • French-language website is launched and social media conversations begin.
  • On May 16, PRWB is recognized Canadian charitable organization by the Canada Revenue Agency. It can now issue income tax receipts to its donors.


  • Renewal of partnership with Oxfam-Québec: two missions to Niger; decision to contribute to a similar project in Burkina Faso in 2011.
  • Recruitment of an executive director.
  • Agreement with the Société québécoise des professionnels en relations publiques.
  • Publication of first annual report and communications tools.


  • First international mission: signing of an agreement with its first partner, Oxfam-Québec, and recruitment of its first mission head, Deanna Drendel, who makes two trips to Niger in the fall to work with the Cadre de concertation pour la lutte aux violences transgenres.
  • PRWB is officially launched in the fall in Montreal, in collaboration with the Société québécoise des professionnels en relations publiques.


  • The board drafts PRWB’s mission and vision statements, its overall objectives and governance rules.
  • Three standing committees are created and begin their work: Projects, Finance and Audit.


  • A temporary committee of public relations professionals is formed to develop the necessary statutes, rules and regulations to set up PRWB.
  • A board of directors is formed based on criteria such as peer recognition, quality of personal network, integrity, professionalism and respect for the values of sustainable development: Luc Beauregard, Hubert Bolduc, Mélanie Joly, Jean-François LeBrun, Myrian Marotte, Bernard Motulsky, Cédric Orvoine, Marc Osborne, Rick Petersen, Stéphane Prud’homme, Marieke Tremblay and Solange Tremblay.

Juillet 2005

  • Stéphane Prud’homme, president of 180 degrees | public relations, proposes the creation of PRWB to Luc Beauregard, founding chairman, RES PUBLICA Consulting Group and founder of NATIONAL Public Relations. In December 2006, they confirm their intention to proceed.

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