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Conference in Santiago to focus on making Latin American cities safer, more inclusive

Over three days (January 11-13, 2016) experts on urban violence and exclusion will gather in Santiago, Chile, to share lessons and identify solutions on how to make Latin American cities safer and more inclusive. The “Safe and Inclusive Cities in...

Highlight: Researchers share findings on making Latin American cities safer

Latin American researchers supported by IDRC's Safe and Inclusive Cities (SAIC) initiative were hosted by the Woodrow Wilson Center for Scholars and American University's Center for Latin American and Latino Studies at a May 2015 event in Washington...

Highlight: Canadian and Caribbean parliamentarians discuss open data

On April 27 and 28, the International Development Research Centre co-hosted a two-day meeting on open data and open parliaments with the Canada Branch of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association. This inaugural meeting of the Canada-Caribbean...

Highlight: IDRC sponsors Caribbean symposium on impact of Internet on economic growth

An IDRC-sponsored symposium exploring the impact of the Internet on economic growth and public service delivery in the Caribbean was held in Saint Andrew, Jamaica, on May 12, 2015. Discussions from the symposium will feed into the 2016 World...

Highlight: IDRC Evaluation at ReLAC in Lima, Peru

The 4th International Conference on Evaluation of the Latin-American and Caribbean Monitoring, Evaluation and Systematization Network (ReLAC) held in Lima, Peru on March 9-13, 2015 brought together more than 400 researchers, evaluators, and...

IDRC at ReLAC’s 4th International Conference on Evaluation in Lima, Peru

IDRC support for research in evaluation practice will be showcased at the 4th International Conference on Evaluation of the Latin-American and Caribbean Monitoring, Evaluation and Systematization Network (ReLAC). The conference will be held in Lima...

Highlight: Colloquium on effective tools to increase savings in Latin America

Promoting savings among low-income populations in Latin America and the Caribbean has become increasingly important. Encouraging the practice of saving can increase financial inclusion and reduce poverty. However, there is still limited knowledge...

Water resources at risk due to climate change in Latin America

IDRC grantees will join decision-makers from public and private sectors at a regional seminar in Chile to discuss policy instruments to manage climate change risk. Although the scientific understanding of climate change and its impacts has greatly...

Brazil seminar examines how social protection programs affect jobs

IDRC, the UNDP International Policy Centre for Inclusive Growth (IPC-IG), and the Colombian Think Tank Fedesarrollo are hosting a seminar on September 10-11, 2014 in Brasilia to discuss social protection and its linkages to jobs, entrepreneurship...

IDRC at the World Urban Forum 7 in Medellín, Colombia

IDRC and partners from four countries will host a Networking Event as part of the official program of UN-Habitat’s World Urban Forum 7 in Medellín, Colombia, April 5-11, 2014. The event focuses on how to create safer cities, one of six subthemes...

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