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20 September 2017

Ted Jackson: The door is open for Canada to create the world’s first feminist DFI. We should go through that door. But before we do, the design of the new institution should include five elements.

15 July 2017

Governance and the Rule of Law are the topic of this year's World Development Report and the upcoming CAIDP-CCIL conference. Two recent articles explore different aspects of the links with development:

11 June 2017

On June 9, 2017 CAIDP was invited to attend the launch, by the Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of International Development and La Francophonie, of Canada’s new Feminist International Assistance Policy.

08 June 2017

Hussein Amery, Universalia Performance Measurement Practice Leader, describes and untangles the relationship between the new Canadian Development Finance Institute, Export Development Canada, and existing official development assistance flows.

02 June 2017

Humanitarian aid is about to be driven over a cliff, warns Obama’s former head of foreign disaster response, with a resurgence in HIV and other diseases likely

24 April 2017

The World Bank Group is streaming twenty-five events from the 2017 Spring Meetings. Engage live, join the conversation, and pose your questions. Recordings of completed events are also available. http://live.worldbank.org/spring-meetings-2017

27 March 2017

BADEN BADEN, Germany, March 19, 2017— Following a meeting with G20 finance ministers and central bank governors, World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim today announced a record $57 billion in financing for Sub-Saharan African countries over the next three fiscal years. Kim then left on a trip to Rwanda and Tanzania to emphasize the Bank Group’s support for the entire region.

30 January 2017

Trump's presidential memorandum regarding the Mexico City Policy reintroduces and extends this Policy (also referred to as the Global Gag Rule) that in the past meant that foreign NGOs must disavow any involvement with abortion in order to receive U.S. family planning funding.

09 January 2017

Thanks to member Keith Ogilvie who sent in this article, which may be of interest to those who like to keep up on international relations.

15 December 2016

A new study out of Kenya looks beyond the usual questions to determine the broader impact of protecting a farmer's livestock.

What Does Vaccinating Cows Have To Do With A Girl's Education?