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Annual Report 2003

The annual report for the year 2003. Download PDF

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Canadian Development Report 2003

From Doha to Cancun: Development and the WTO Can trade really benefit all? The sixth edition of the Canadian Development Report (CDR) looks at multilateral trade arrangements from both the perspectives of the North and the South. It highlights relevant development issues such as those regarding market access and the WTO Intellectual Property Agreement (TRIPS)…

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Poverty and Policy: A Study of Canada’s Relations with Developing Countries

(uniquement disponible en anglais) This is the final of the four case studies that form part of The North-South Institute’s project on Poverty and Policy Coherence. The first study on Mali was released in November 2000, the second on Bangladesh in November 2001, and the third on Jamaica in March 2002. With funding from the Canadian International Development Agency and the International Development Agency,…

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Meeting the Challenge: Canada’s Foreign Policy on HIV/AIDS

This report, prepared for the Ministerial Council on HIV/AIDS, responds to an invitation from the Minister of Health to develop a review of Canada’s approach to HIV/AIDS on the international stage. Author: John Foster and David Garmaise Download PDF

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Private Foreign Investment in the Poorest Countries

On March 24, 2003, 55 people gathered at the Wilton Park conference facility in Sussex, England, to look for ways private foreign investment can contribute more to growth and development in the poorest countries. The group reviewed patterns of private foreign investment since the beginning of the 1990s and shared knowledge about, and experience with,…

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Africa Report: Assessing the New Partnership

In 2002, The North-South Institute and the African Economic Research Consortium (Nairobi, Kenya) hosted an independent conference in Nairobi of analysts, policy-makers, and advocates engaged in Africa. The conference gave voice to leading African experts on issues related to the New Partnership for African Development (NEPAD). Participants discussed financing for development, aid reform in Africa,…

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Repossessing Democratic Space Governance and the Promotion of Rights in International Cooperation and Aid

In preparation for the 2004 Reality of Aid global report, the Management Committee for the project commissioned two background papers to inform reflection and discussion among network members on the theme of “governance and the promotion of rights in international cooperation and aid”. Download PDF

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Opportunities and Challenges for the Next Prime Minister in International Development Policy

This paper describes the key elements of the new context in which development must take place in the years ahead. It reviews Canada’s development record, both positive and negative. Two spheres of policy and programming are addressed: foreign aid, which is explicitly oriented toward development cooperation, and “non-aid channels” such as trade and private investment,…

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