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Hybrid Security Arrangements in Africa: Exploring the Implications for State-building

In the aftermath of war and conflict, state security forces and institutions are often severely weakened or decimated. When this happens, multiple state and non-state security actors and governance structures emerge to fill security vacuums. The …

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Transforming the legacy of mass atrocities: Collecting evidence at the community level

The International Center for Transitional Justice defines transitional justice as the “the set of judicial and non-judicial measures…to redress the legacies of massive human rights abuses. These measures include criminal prosecution, truth...


News

Two IDRC grantees receive “New Digital Age” grants

07/04/2014

IDRC grantees The Citizen Lab and the Igarapé Institute are among 10 recipients of New Digital Age grants. Funded through a $1 million donation by Google Executive Chairman, Eric Schmidt, the grants are given to organizations that use technology to...

IDRC in the News — February 2014

10/02/2014

Global congress on intellectual property adopts public interest principles for trade negotiations Intellectual Property Watch covered negotiations at the Open African Innovation Research conference and Global Congress on IP and the Public Interest...

Events

IDRC and UPEACE to host symposium on governance and security in Africa

28/04/2014

​More than 100 participants from regional institutions including the African Union, the Regional Economic Communities, the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa, and academics, researchers, and representatives from NGOs will gather in Addis...

Highlight: IDRC president holds consultations in Kenya

03/03/2014

IDRC President Jean Lebel visited Kenya between March 3 and 10, 2014 as part of a series of regional consultations to inform IDRC's next strategic plan for 2015–2020. The president met with key partners and stakeholders to understand new challenges...

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The International Center for Transitional Justice defines transitional justice as the “the set of judicial and non-judicial measures…to redress the legacies of massive human rights abuses. These measures include criminal prosecution, truth...
Transforming the legacy of mass atrocities: Collecting evidence at the community levelLevers for change: philanthropy in select South East Asian countriesResearch sheds light on gender reparation in postwar GuatemalaCreating sustainable campuses: Sharing knowledge between Canada and MexicoRegulating private security companies in the Caribbean

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This report by the Lien Centre for Social Innovation examines the role extrinsic factors such as public policies play in shaping the style and size of institutional philanthropy in Indonesia, the Philippines, Singapore, and Thailand. It assesses...
Transforming the legacy of mass atrocities: Collecting evidence at the community level Levers for change: philanthropy in select South East Asian countriesResearch sheds light on gender reparation in postwar GuatemalaCreating sustainable campuses: Sharing knowledge between Canada and MexicoRegulating private security companies in the Caribbean

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"Conflict-related sexual violence has been one of history’s greatest silences," declared the 2011 UN Action Against Sexual Violence in Conflict. The damage continues long after war has ended: victims continue to suffer in many ways, rarely...
Transforming the legacy of mass atrocities: Collecting evidence at the community levelLevers for change: philanthropy in select South East Asian countries Research sheds light on gender reparation in postwar GuatemalaCreating sustainable campuses: Sharing knowledge between Canada and MexicoRegulating private security companies in the Caribbean

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One important challenge facing post-secondary institutions today is how to transform themselves into agents of sustainability. In the last decade, a number of initiatives in Canada set out strategies and forums to share experiences and best...
Transforming the legacy of mass atrocities: Collecting evidence at the community levelLevers for change: philanthropy in select South East Asian countriesResearch sheds light on gender reparation in postwar Guatemala Creating sustainable campuses: Sharing knowledge between Canada and MexicoRegulating private security companies in the Caribbean

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As governments and businesses around the world struggle to guarantee the safety of their citizens and employees, many are turning to private security companies (PSCs). In the English-speaking Caribbean, PSCs now employ more people than the police...
Transforming the legacy of mass atrocities: Collecting evidence at the community levelLevers for change: philanthropy in select South East Asian countriesResearch sheds light on gender reparation in postwar GuatemalaCreating sustainable campuses: Sharing knowledge between Canada and Mexico Regulating private security companies in the Caribbean
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