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Canadian Development Report 2005


Canadian Development Report 2005

Published: November 20, 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 the commitment of Canadian official development assistance to meet the MDGs.

This eighth edition of The North-South Institute’s flagship annual publication provides a preliminary, independent assessment of Canada’s contribution to the implementation of the MDGs, as well as follow-up on parts of the Declaration agenda. It aims to shed some light on the debates surrounding the MDGs and, in so doing, help to inform policy-makers and all those who are committed to genuine human security, sustainable and equitable development.

The CDR 2005 includes contributions from researchers of The North-South Institute and presents country case studies of Bangladesh, Bolivia and Mali. In addition, the CDR 2005 includes up-to-date statistics and analysis related to social and economic indicators of developing countries, along with statistics regarding the Canadian government’s involvement with developing countries. This year, two new tables charting progress toward achieving the Millennium Development Goals are also included.

The CDR 2005 is a valuable reference tool for academics, students, analysts and policy-makers with interests in development and more specifically in Canada’s relations with developing countries. It is available in both English and French.

ISBN 1-896770-73-8 (Also available in French, Rapport canadien sur le developpement 2005 – ISBN 1-896770-72-X)
The chapters of the CDR 2005 are available for viewing (PDF): [Forward], [2], [3], [Statistical Annex]