The Right Honourable Justin Trudeau, Prime Minister of Canada, accompanied by Mr. Amadou Hott, Minister of the Economy, Planning, and International Cooperation of Senegal, and IDRC President Jean Lebel, inaugurated IDRC’s Central and West Africa regional office in Dakar, Senegal, on February 12, 2020.
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.
Harnessing the potential of Africa’s youth is a priority for governments and donors, but progress has been fragmented and slow. In response to that challenge, a multi-donor research initiative aims to generate new and rigorous evidence on how soft skills development and work-based learning may boost economic opportunities for youth.
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