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Vanessa, a worker from SOCOMEP, performs on-site monitoring and reporting on loading and unloading operations to cargo vessels.

Ryan Brown / UN Women

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IDRC at New York summit for shared prosperity for all
IDRC is collaborating with the World Economic Forum to inspire action and make inclusive growth...
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Sam Kadi

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Little Gandhi —The Lost Truth of the Syrian Uprising screening in New York
Canada’s Mission to the United Nations to screen excerpts from Little Gandhi, an IDRC-supported...
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IDRC at the African Green Revolution Forum 2017
Why agricultural innovations are key to more inclusive economies and greater prosperity for Africa.

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In this issue, we celebrate our experts by launching our new digital space, Perspectives; Dr Samuel Pierre wins the 2016–2017 Prix Mohamed El Fasi; and don’t forget to apply to the Doctoral Research Awards and the call for CRVS experts!

A group of more than 75 researchers and policymakers in 16 countries has spent the last five years identifying what it takes to address violence, poverty, and inequality in cities.

IDRC is hosting a panel discussion on May 8, 2017 at the World Health Summit Regional Meeting for North America in Montreal.

The early days of the implementation of the sustainable development goals (SDG) are critical, and the actions taken by stakeholders — including public agencies, civil society, and the private sector — will set the foundation for success or failure in the years to come. But how will progress be...

In this issue: On World Health Day, we announced nine new grants to improve access to sexual and reproductive health services in Africa. Also, our Doctoral Research Awards call is now open, don’t forget to apply!

The research community lost a preeminent global expert on HIV/AIDS on April 11, when Dr Mark Wainberg tragically passed away.

IDRC is now accepting applications for this year’s IDRC Doctoral Research Awards (IDRA).

IDRC is pleased to announce a call for implementation research proposals to contribute to national and regional efforts to improve health system responsiveness in West Africa.

IDRC is pleased to announce a call for implementation research proposals to contribute to national and regional efforts to improve health system responsiveness in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA).

A bequest from Ramesh and Pilar Bhatia is set to provide new funding for young researchers.

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