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NSI co-hosts launch of e-book on gender and security sector reform

Mar 3 2011

NSI co-hosted the launch of an e-book titled Gender and the Future of Security Sector Reform. The event was held with the Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI). Researcher Jennifer Salahub, of NSI’s Fragile and Conflict-Affected States program, made a presentation at the launch, held in the NSI boardroom. Participants included staff from the NSI,…

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Senior ILO official speaks at NSI-CIDA event

Jan 21 2011

The North-South Institute (NSI), in partnership with the Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA), launched the NSI-CIDA Speaker Series with a presentation by Duncan Campbell, the Director for Policy Planning in Employment at the International Labour Organization (ILO). The aim of the speaker series is to hold discussions on effective development based on presentations by experts…

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Enhancing Domestic Resource Mobilization in Sub Saharan Africa

Oct 1 2010

Wilton Park Conference England, 2010 Leading world thinkers on mobilizing domestic resources attended The North-South Institute’s (NSI) April 2010 conference titled: Enhancing Domestic Resource Mobilization in Sub-Saharan Africa. The 2-1/2 day event was held at Wilton Park in London, England. Domestic resource mobilization (DRM) for development has captured the imagination of those looking for ways…

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Engaging African diasporas as partners in strengthening health systems in the SADC region

Nov 27 2009

The workshop will develop an action plan that will identify and match utilisation of Diaspora skills and other resources with the priority of health systems strengthening needs in the SANNAM member countries. Access Senior Researcher Rudi Robinson’s presentation Download PDF  

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Conflict transformation in Afghanistan and Pakistan: the role of Europe and Canada – help wanted?

Jun 3 2009

The Friedrich Ebert Foundation in Canada and The North-South Institute present A New Approach to Afghanistan/Pakistan? Regional Cooperation and Transatlantic Coherence Access the roundtable and public panel report Download PDF  

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Launch of the Canadian Development Report 2009 – financing development in times of global crisis

Feb 26 2009

The North-South Institute launched the 11th edition of the Canadian Development Report — Financing Development in Times of Global Crisis in 3 cities: Ottawa Toronto - to view the Toronto launch webcast click here Montréal The panels addressed various issues related to financing development such as the changing landscape of aid partnership, the impact of the financial crisis on…

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Afghanistan: peace and prosperity for the people and a test case for NATO

Jun 19 2008

Afghanistan: Peace and Prosperity for the People and a Test Case for NATO As a follow-up to the Paris Conference, the Friedrich Ebert Foundation in Canada and The North-South Institute co-organized a panel discussion on state and peacebuilding in Afghanistan. The discussion addressed key challenges of the current reconstruction and stabilization efforts in Afghanistan such…

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Does aid work? – Special NSI dinner featuring Michael Lee-Chin

Jun 18 2008

Keynote address Michael Lee-Chin Chairman, Portland Holdings The Role of Business in Sustainable Development – “Building a Better Jamaica ” Pinnacle Room — Crowne Plaza Hotel Ottawa , Ontario June 17, 2008 cocktails at 6:00 pm dinner at 7:00 Michael Lee-Chin, Chairman, Portland Holdings Inc., is widely regarded as a visionary entrepreneur whose philosophy of…

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Does aid work? Can it work better? Crucial questions on the road to Accra and Doha

Jun 17 2008

Does Aid Work? Can it work better? Crucial questions on the road to Accra and Doha Tuesday and Wednesday, June 17-18, 2008 Crowne Plaza Hotel, 101 Lyon St. Ottawa, Ontario This conference focused on development cooperation and financing issues in the lead up to the September 2008 Accra High Level Forum on the “Paris Declaration…

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The currency transaction tax: a source of development financing?

Jun 16 2008

The Currency Transaction Tax: A source of development financing? OTTAWA — The Currency Transaction Tax (CTT) is a potential source of independent and stable finance for international development and other projects addressing global issues. Is it feasible? What should the tax rate be? How much money would it raise? Are there negative side-effects? Join us as…

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