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Annual Report 2006/2007

The annual report for the year 2006/2007. Download PDF Financials 2006 Financials 2007

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2007

Canadian Development Report 2007

The Global Right to Health The Canadian Development Report 2007 – The Global Right to Health – poses important questions: How does the right to health impact on development in the North and in the South? How should a health care system be structured for the benefit of all citizens, especially the poor? What role…

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Security Sector Reform and the Protection of Civilians in Burundi

(only available in French) La réforme des corps de défense et de sécurité au Burundi a été l’un des enjeux majeurs du conflit burundais. L’accord d’Arusha pour la paix et la réconciliation et les différents accords de cessezle-feu signés entre le gouvernement de transition burundais et les différentes rébellions consacrent des dispositions importantes aux modalités…

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AIDS,Development and Canadian Policy

This paper examines Canada’s international policy with regard to HIV/AIDS from the point of view of the resources needed to achieve the goal of providing universal access to prevention, treatment, care and support services for HIV/AIDS by 2010. Download PDF

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The Currency Transaction Tax: Rate and Revenue Estimates

The Currency Transaction Tax (CTT) is a potential source of independent and stable finance for development and other global projects. What should the tax rate be? How much money would it raise? How would it affect foreign exchange markets? The CTT is functionally equivalent to the bid-ask spread in foreign exchange markets: both are transaction costs. We…

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The Costs and Benefits of Health Worker Migration from East and Southern Africa

The view put forward by a number of influential sources is that sub-Sahara Africa is experiencing a health crisis in human resources and that this crisis is defeating efforts at international, regional and country levels to control and stem the HIV/AIDS epidemic on the African continent. The migration of health professionals from developing countries in…

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Security Sector Reform in Burundi: Issues and Challenges for Improving Civilian Protection

Reform of the defence and security forces was a major issue in the conflict in Burundi. The Arusha Peace and Reconciliation Agreement and the various ceasefire agreements governing the peace process contain important provisions regarding the modalities of these reforms. However, these are overshadowed by considerations of the balance of power between the Hutu and…

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Security Sector Reform and the Protection of Civilians in Burundi: Accomplishments, Dilemmas and Ideas for International Engagement

This paper focuses on three themes in the area of SSR: police reform, the transformation  of the military and civilian disarmament. Civilian oversight and democratic control are  crosscutting considerations. In addition to providing insight into the Burundi-specific  dimensions of international engagement in SSR, this paper attempts to elucidate opportunities and challenges for implementing a number…

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Empowering Southern Knowledge to Enable Southern Ownership

In 2007, The Wilton Park Conference brought together North-South Institute (NSI) representatives and representatives from the UK’s Department for International Development (DFID), the Swedish Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA) and the Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (NORAD), to discuss the current and changing context for the international development architecture and…

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