Former IDRC grantee Harsha de Silva appointed deputy minister in Sri Lanka
Leading South Asian economist and former IDRC grantee Harsha de Silva has been appointed Deputy Minister of Policy Planning and Economic Affairs in the new Sri Lankan government.
De Silva, who has been a member of the Sri Lankan Parliament since...
IDRC Governor appointed high commissioner to India
IDRC Board of Governors member Nadir Patel has been named high commissioner to the Republic of India. Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird and International Trade Minister Ed Fast made the announcement on October 10, 2014. “Mr Patel brings a wealth...
Highlight: The balwadi program offers affordable daycare to empower Rajasthani women
Researchers from the Institute for Health and Social Policy at McGill University, the Centre for Microfinance at the Institute for Financial Management and Research based in Sri City, and the Indian NGO Seva Mandir, discussed the relevance of...
ARO welcomes the Honourable Dr K. Kellie Leitch, Canada’s Minister of Labour and Minister of Status of Women
On January 13, 2015, IDRC's Asia Regional Office held a roundtable on Gender Equality and Social Justice in India with Canadian Minister of Labour and Minister of Status of Women, the Honourable Kellie Leitch. Panelists represented think tanks...
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