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Annual Report 2005

The annual report for the year 2005. Download PDF

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2005

Canadian Development Report 2005

Towards 2015: Meeting our Millennium Commitments The Canadian Development Report 2005 – Towards 2015: Meeting our Millennium Commitments, undertakes an analysis of the Millennium Declaration and its Development Goals. It analyses the challenges Canada and the world face in order to meet the Millennium Development Goals. It examines issues of better aid, peace, security and…

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Closing the Gaps between Desirable and Possible Peace

In November 2005, CEDE and NSI co-hosted the WKOP International Conference in Vilankulo, Mozambique on behalf of all partners. The conference brought together 60 selected government and international officials, civil society leaders and researchers from 18 different countries in the North and South. It provided a unique opportunity to share WKOP findings, compare experiences, and exchange views on policy options….

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NAFTA and the Mobility of Highly Skilled Workers: The Case of Canadian Nurses

This article examines the impact of trade treaties on health professionals’ international mobility. It presents a case study of the impact of labour mobility clauses in trade agreements on the Canadian nursing labour market. It provides statistical evidence on the impact of NAFTA’s Chapter 16 on the cross-border movement of Canadian nurses in the 1990s….

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We the Peoples 2005

This special report for the UN Millenium Declaration and Beyond focuses on Mobilizing for Change: Messages from Civil Society. Download PDF Summary: in English in Spanish in Arabic in Turkish in Russian in Chinese

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Special and Differential Treatment in the Doha Development Agenda: Canadian Perspectives

The aim of this discussion paper is to summarize and analyze the present set of proposals for Special Differential Treatment and the broader changes in World Trade Organization rights and obligations that are critical for the future of sustainable development. Authors: Chantal Blouin, Daniel Poon and Ann Weston Download PDF

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Bringing Gender Back into Canada’s Engagement in Fragile States

This policy brief focuses on bringing gender back into Canada’s engagement in Fragile States. Download PDF

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Fragile States, Gender Equality and Aid Effectiveness: A Review of Donor Perspectives

This report  studies emerging policy on state fragility in six agencies/bodies: AusAID, DFID, the OECD DAC, selected UN agencies, USAID and the World Bank. Most of these agencies/bodies are leaders in the community of donors working on fragile states, and all have strong policies on gender equality. Yet this paper finds that donors are only…

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The Canadian ‘Model’ for Public Participation in Trade Policy Formulation

This paper discusses the Canadian ‘model’ for public participation in trade policy formulation. Download PDF

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Transnational Migrant Communities: Their Potential Contribution to Canada’s Leadership Role and Influence in a Globalized World

This document focuses specifically on the emergence and spread of transnational migrant communities in Western industrial  societies. These communities take advantage of the advances in telecommunication and telecommunication technologies and GPNs to construct networked organizational systems that are networking their villages, communities, and regions of origin in their homelands into the global political economy. Author: Rudi Robinson…

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Programming in Trade-Related Capacity Building: A Resource Tool for Practitioners

The objective of this resource tool is to draw lessons from the existing knowledge and evaluations of TRCB and to provide examples of projects that illustrate good practices and ways to adhere to these principles. Authors: Chantal Blouin and Ann Weston Download PDF

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Delivering on the Responsibility to Protect in Africa

On May 30, 2005, thirty experts from a range of institutions gathered in Ottawa, Canada,  for a policy roundtable titled “Delivering on the Responsibility to Protect in Africa”. This policy brief summarizes the findings of the roundtable, without attribution to particular participants and sets out a series of policy recommendations for the international community and…

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The African Union’s Emerging Peace and Security Regime

This monograph offers a timely exploration of the capacity of the AU, other African regional organisations, and members of the international community to deliver on their responsibility to protect. It draws on case studies of the AU and other international engagements in Burundi and Darfur, Sudan, to explore the opportunities and challenges for operationalising the responsibility to protect in Africa. The monograph…

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Fragile States and Sustainable Peacebuilding

A policy brief on peacebuilding in fragile states. Download PDF

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Evaluation of DFID Support to Trade-Related Capacity Building: Synthesis Report

Since 1998, the UK, through the Department for International Development (DFID), has been actively providing support for building developing countries’ capacity to engage in world trade. This report summarises the findings of an evaluation commissioned by DFID’s International Trade Department (ITD) undertaken by The North-South Institute (NSI) in Canada during 2004. The aim of the…

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Human Security, Sustainable and Equitable Development: Foundations for Canada’s Development

An international policy review on human security, sustainable and equitable development and foundations for Canada’s development. Download PDF  

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