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Highlight: Think Tank Initiative's 2015 Exchange in Istanbul

The Think Tank Initiative's (TTI) 2015 Exchange brought together nearly 200 participants from across the globe. Representatives from 43 TTI-supported think tanks and a variety of donor organizations and research groups, policymakers, and opinion...

Highlight: Canadian High Commissioners call IDRC a catalyst for change

The High Commissioners for Canada to Pakistan, H.E. Heather Cruden, and to Sri Lanka, H.E. Shelley Whiting, visited IDRC's Asia Regional Office on March 4, 2015. The Commissioners spoke with IDRC staff on a number of topics, including food security...

ARO welcomes the Honourable K. Kellie Leitch, Canada’s Minister of Labour and Minister of Status of Women

On January 13, 2015, IDRC's Asia Regional Office held a roundtable on Gender Equality and Social Justice in India with Canadian Minister of Labour and Minister of Status of Women, the Honourable Kellie Leitch. Panelists represented think tanks...

Highlight: Early lessons evaluating climate change shared at Washington conference

IDRC joined almost 300 evaluation professionals, academics, and policymakers from 59 countries at the International Conference on Evaluating Climate Change and Development held last November in Washington DC.   Conference participants focused...

IDRC's Annual Public Meeting 2014

Canada's International Development Research Centre (IDRC) invites you to attend its Annual Public Meeting. When: Wednesday, November 19, 2014, 5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Where: IDRC, 150 Kent Street, 8th floor, W. David Hopper Room, Ottawa IDRC is a...

Highlight: Understanding research excellence for international development

What makes up excellence in international development research? How can research quality be assured? Traditional academic metrics like publications and citations are certainly part of the answer, but not all. An important debate on research quality...

Webinar on international development: How experience changes our ideas

Webinar on June 6, 2014 (16H00 Amman, 14H00 London, 9H00 New York – 13H00 UTC)   Over the past 50 years, thinking about “international development” has evolved with the practical experience of developing countries. This dynamic continues today as...

Highlight: Kenya-Canada Research Collaboration Symposium

​IDRC's regional office for sub-Saharan Africa and the Canadian High Commission in Kenya held a symposium in March 2014 to highlight high-impact, long-term scientific research collaboration between Canada and Kenya focusing on agriculture, health...

Highlight: Tracking China and India's emerging aid policies

India and China are emerging as major sources of funding through overseas philanthropy, private investment, and government aid. The engagement of these and other emerging economies is transforming the landscape of international giving.This trend and...

Putting youth to work in sub-Saharan Africa

Although many of the world’s fastest growing economies are in sub-Saharan Africa, joblessness persists in the region. Past and current initiatives to promote youth entrepreneurship are not having the desired results. There is also limited knowledge...

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