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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...

Highlight: Debating the complexities of health reforms in Latin America

Health researchers and policymakers from Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Guatemala, and Mexico met in Bogotá in November 2013 to share their experiences of health system reform. IDRC and the Health Ministry of Colombia hosted...

Highlight: IDRC's Fast-start funded partners share findings on climate change adaptation

Researchers funded by the Government of Canada’s fast-start climate finance met at a workshop in Panama City to share preliminary findings and discuss their approaches to research on climate change adaptation with decision-makers from various...

IDRC grantees to share findings on adaptation in coastal areas

People living in coastal areas, especially large cities, are particularly vulnerable to climate change impacts such as storm surges and flooding, coastal erosion, groundwater salinization, and sea level rise. Over the past three years, IDRC’s...

The End of Inequality in Latin America?

The Canadian Development Economics Study Group (CDESG) and IDRC are hosting a joint presentation on May 29, 2013, on the “The End of Inequality in Latin America?”Dr Leonardo Gasparini, director of the Center for Distributive, Labor and Social...

Former President of Chile, Ricardo Lagos - Latin America: Social media and the emerging middle class

Social media is changing the nature of state-society relations in dramatic ways.  This is particularly evident in Latin America where an emerging middle class with access to social media tools are redefining how democracy is conceptualized and...

Event highlight: Ecohealth program launched in Colombia

On May 3, 2012, the Center for Studies and Health Research (CEIS) of the Fundación Santa Fé de Bogotá launched the Vector-borne Diseases (ETV as it is known in Spanish) Colombia Ecohealth program, "Reduction of morbidity and mortality of...

Highlight: Latin American think tanks focus on long-term survival

Latin American grantees of the Think Tank Initiative gathered March 26-28 in Asunción, Paraguay, for a workshop on resource mobilization. The goal of the workshop was to strengthen the think tanks’ ability to sustain their operations over the long...

Highlight: Consultation focuses on Mexico's employment, labour challenges

The World Bank, IDRC, and the Inter-American Conference on Social Security organized a high-level technical consultation on January 19, 2012 in Mexico City. The goal: contribute to the World Development Report (WDR) 2013 on labour markets and...

Highlight: Third meeting on dengue and Chagas disease prevention

Researchers from Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, Guatemala, Mexico, and Uruguay met in Mérida, Mexico at the end of August 2011 to continue their exchange on the eco-bio-social approach to disease prevention. This broad approach focuses on...

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