Is it time to change how we measure development effort?
Is ODA/GNI a good measure of donor effort? What is it good for? And what other ways might we measure fiscal effort on development more directly?
Muskoka MNCH and Fragile States
As a group, fragile states have lagged behind other developing countries in the achievement of many MDG targets, including those pertaining to maternal and newborn child health (MNCH). With predictions that absolute poverty will increasingly be concentrated in fragile contexts, there is a growing need to pay special attention to programming in these countries.
Sub-Saharan Africa: 2035 and Beyond
As emerging economies in the Sub-Saharan Africa region continue to develop, what trends should governments across the region, and international donors and the region’s development partners, like Canada, look out for in the medium to long term?
Try to forget Industrialization
The challenge is to figure out how service economies can deliver reasonably equitable growth. Jean Daudelin takes a look at why development and industrialization may not be synonymous.
Canada spends less than 2% of its budget on foreign aid. Is that enough to ensure Canada is back on the global stage?
What to look for on development in Canada’s Budget 2016
It is time to change how we measure fiscal effort on development.
February 9, 2016: The Sustainable Development Goals: What do they mean for New Brunswick? Atlantic Council for International Cooperation
This one day workshop featured a Webinar by Shannon Kindornay speaking about what the SDG’s mean for New Brunswick.
February 3, 2016: Sustainable Development Goals – Realistic or Idealistic? Hive, Vancouver
Hosted by PeaceGeeks and Amnesty International, Shannon Kindornay provided an overview of the Sustainable Development Goals, unpacking how they differ from the Millennium Development Goals.
February 1, 2016: Trudeau’s Foreign Policy – The First 100 Days, Carleton University, Ottawa
This one day event evaluated the Trudeau government’s foreign policy agenda during its first 100 days. Aniket Bhushan presented on the new government’s approach to development and trade. The video from the panel is available here.