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What Next in Global Development? Roundtable Discussion with Dr. Homi Kharas

Jul 25 2013

The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) have been a central reference point for aid and international cooperation since their inception in 2000. As the 2015 end date for the MDGs approaches, the world is asking, what comes next? To answer this important question, the Secretary-General of the United Nations appointed a High-level Panel of Eminent Persons…

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A Roundtable Discussion with Dr. Jim Yong Kim, President of the World Bank Group

Jun 10 2013

Dr. Jim Yong Kim, 12th president of the World Bank Group, visited The North-South Institute on June 10th, 2013 for a productive discussion with 10 key Canadian development thinkers, academics and CSO leaders on international development issues. Dr. Kim addressed the group by presenting the World Bank’s vision for ending poverty and boosting shared prosperity…

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NSI hosts The World Business Council for Sustainable Development in a dialogue on Canada’s response to Vision 2050: The New Agenda for Business

May 15 2013

The North-South Institute, in collaboration with The Conference Board of Canada and the Montreal Council on Foreign Relations, held a round table discussion with key policy makers from both the public and private sectors in Ottawa on May 15th at Export Development Canada. The Ottawa event was one among four events held in Canada. The other three…

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NSI Ottawa Forum: Governing Natural Resources for Africa’s Development

May 9 2013

Africa’s leaders increasingly recognize that the manner in which the continent’s resources are overseen and exploited is fundamental to their ability to enhance both state and human security; to contribute to sustainable development; as well as to their achievement of the UN Millennium Development Goals. Given the importance of natural resources as an engine of…

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Study Tour CATRTA-CIDA Project – Day 5

Apr 12 2013

  By invitation only.   Round-Table: Experiences and Challenges Promoting Trade from a Gender Perspective Speakers: Alvaro Concha, Representative for Proexport, Colombia’s Export Promotion Agency Antonio Ramos, Representative for PromPeru, Export Promotion Agency Alma Farías, Regional Representative (Ontario), Trade Facilitation Office (TFO)   Round Table: Sharing Experiences of Women in the Canadian Business World Co-hosted…

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Study Tour CATRTA-CIDA Project – Day 4

Apr 11 2013

By invitation only.   Round table: building a Guide on International Trade from a Gender Perspective (IDB-NSI) María Inés Vásquez, International Trade and Integration Division, Inter-American Development Bank Heather Gibb, Distinguished Research Associate, The North-South Institute Soraya Hassanali,  Senior Gender Equality Specialist, Policy and Strategic Planning Division, Multilateral and Global Partnerships Branch Moderator: Pablo Heidrich,…

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Study Tour CATRTA-CIDA Project – Day 3

Apr 10 2013

By invitation only.   Round table: Labor, Trade and  Women Ricarda McFalls, Chief, Multinational Enterprises Programme, International Labor Organization Debra Robinson, Director, International Labour Affairs, Human Resources and Skills Development Canada Edgar Rodriguez, Senior Program Specialist, Supporting Inclusive Growth, International Development Research Centre Moderator: Heather Gibb, Distinguished Research Associate, The North-South Institute   Round Table:…

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Study Tour CATRTA-CIDA Project – Day 2

Apr 9 2013

(uniquement disponible en anglais) By invitation only. Round-Table on Policies and Best Practices in Gender and Trade Speakers: Josie L. Mousseau, Deputy Director, Consultations, Missions and Special Projects Division Sylvain Fabi: Director, Latin American and Caribbean – Bilateral Relations Astrid Pregel, Special Advisor on Gender Issues Raquel Fragoso-Peters, Director, Policy and Liaison, Industry Canada Nicole…

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Study Tour CATRTA-CIDA Project – Day 1

Apr 8 2013

By invitation only. Round-Table on Gender and Trade Policy in CIDA’s Experience Speakers: Soraya Hassanali, Senior Gender Equality Specialist, Policy and Strategic Planning Division, Multilateral and Global Partnerships Branch Lucie Bazinet, Team Leader, Gender Equality Thematic and Sector Specialists’ Division, Geographic Programs Branch Marc Banzet, Team Leader, Economic Growth, Governance and Economic Growth Division, Thematic…

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China’s Leadership Change and Economic Policy

Feb 26 2013

A presentation by Mr. Mark Kruger  Tuesday February 26, 2013 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm The North-South Institute, Boardroom 55 Murray Street, Ottawa  China is going through a once-in-a-decade leadership transition. Mark’s presentation looked at the achievements made under Hu Jintao and Wen Jiabao and the challenges that face the incoming team.  He discussed how…

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