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Labour Fights Aids

This report, the first chapter of which is written by NSI’s John Foster, acknowledges that unions are at the fore of the global fight against AIDS, and provides concrete and detailed examples of how that struggle takes form, with a particular focus on the role played by Canadian unions. Author: John Foster Download PDF

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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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