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Community Based Crime Prevention in Guatemala

Guatemala is one of the most violent countries in the world. Guatemalans of every age, class and ethnicity confront violence daily in every part of the national territory. According to statistics kept by the police and the human rights ombudsman, …

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Building a Vision for the Transition in Syria

Partner: Syrian Center for Political and Strategic Studies (SCPSS) Duration: July 2012-August 2013 Status: Closing Budget: CAD 441,000   A Syria Transition Roadmap, produced through an IDRC-funded project called Building a Vision for the...


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 at the World Urban Forum 7 in Medellín, Colombia

05/04/2014

IDRC and partners from four countries will host a Networking Event as part of the official program of UN-Habitat’s World Urban Forum 7 in Medellín, Colombia, April 5-11, 2014. The event focuses on how to create safer cities, one of six subthemes...

IDRC, Government of Canada partners on open government initiative

31/10/2013

The Government of Canada is partnering with an IDRC grantee to launch the Open Data Working Group within the Open Government Partnership (OGP) initiative.   The World Wide Web Foundation is leading a research network exploring the impact of open...

Latest Results

Partner: Syrian Center for Political and Strategic Studies (SCPSS) Duration: July 2012-August 2013 Status: Closing Budget: CAD 441,000   A Syria Transition Roadmap, produced through an IDRC-funded project called Building a Vision for the...
Building a Vision for the Transition in Syria Digital privacy in Asia: Setting the agendaDiverse realities of migration, gender, and social justice issues focus of new policy briefsNew insights into “catastrophic” expenditure in Latin America and the CaribbeanImproving access to health services in Asia

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IDRC-supported research has shown that, as more and more people go online in Asia, digital privacy is increasingly seen as an important political and consumer right. A survey of Asian countries revealed widespread concern among citizens about...
Building a Vision for the Transition in Syria Digital privacy in Asia: Setting the agendaDiverse realities of migration, gender, and social justice issues focus of new policy briefsNew insights into “catastrophic” expenditure in Latin America and the CaribbeanImproving access to health services in Asia

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In the field of migration, diverse realities and disciplinary entry points have meant that the knowledge gained is fragmented. Policy research that focuses on migration and women’s rights has brought gender inequalities to the fore, but the research...
Building a Vision for the Transition in Syria Digital privacy in Asia: Setting the agenda Diverse realities of migration, gender, and social justice issues focus of new policy briefsNew insights into “catastrophic” expenditure in Latin America and the CaribbeanImproving access to health services in Asia

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As of 2012, Mexico is well on the road to universal health coverage. In less than a decade, thanks to Seguro Popular, a national health insurance program introduced in 2003, every Mexican is now covered by a public insurance scheme. The program...
Building a Vision for the Transition in Syria Digital privacy in Asia: Setting the agendaDiverse realities of migration, gender, and social justice issues focus of new policy briefs New insights into “catastrophic” expenditure in Latin America and the CaribbeanImproving access to health services in Asia

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Since 2000, the Southern –led research network Equitap (Equity in Asia-Pacific Health Systems) has systematically documented the performance of 15 national health systems in Asia. Equitap’s first phase revealed stark disparities in access to health...
Building a Vision for the Transition in Syria Digital privacy in Asia: Setting the agendaDiverse realities of migration, gender, and social justice issues focus of new policy briefsNew insights into “catastrophic” expenditure in Latin America and the Caribbean Improving access to health services in Asia
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