The Centre of Excellence for Civil Registration and Vital Statistics systems is pleased to announce the launch of The Nexus Between Civil Registration and Social Protection Systems: Five Country Practices.
The COVID-19 pandemic is creating unprecedented development challenges in low- and middle-income countries. Governments, international aid agencies, civil society organizations, and the private sector need evidence to mitigate the potentially devastating socio-economic impacts of the pandemic in developing regions, while also building the conditions for a more resilient future.
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Together with the Global Partnership for Education (GPE), IDRC has awarded CA$11.1 million to four regional learning partners who will design and operate hubs for the Knowledge and Innovation Exchange (KIX).
Southern Voice, a network comprising more than 50 think tanks from Africa, Asia, and Latin America, presented its first research findings on how to improve the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) at a high-profile event in New York.
A new volume published by IDRC and Routledge explores what works and what doesn't to prevent and reduce violence in urban centres. Contributors draw on findings from 15 ambitious research projects from Safe and Inclusive Cities (SAIC), a five-year initiative supported by IDRC and the UK’s Department for International Development.
The Feminist Open Government Initiative (FOGO) has awarded $240,000 in research grants to five organizations to help close the knowledge gap around gender equality, women’s participation, and open government.
The University of British Columbia, Canada and Yangon University of Economics, Myanmar signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) that solidifies their collaboration in support of evidence-based policy development in Myanmar. This agreement is the first of its kind between a Canadian and Myanmar university.