How the International Assistance Review (IAR) informed expansion of Canada's maternal, newborn and child health (MNCH) initiative, but ratcheted down expectations for change in development spending levels.
New ideas and approaches in global education hold promise for real change. Spotlight on new financing models, pedagogical/curricular reforms, and linking educational outcomes with wider societal changes.
"Budget 2017 can make meaningful and practical contributions to Canadian and global objectives in the areas of global development and humanitarian assistance – working in collaboration with all development actors to improve the effectiveness of Canada’s development cooperation."
"The Federal Budget 2017 is a perfect opportunity for Canada to cement its leadership on fighting gender and economic inequality by allocating money to areas that have proven to advance women's rights and equal opportunities."
CIDP leverages open data and big data to provide a comprehensive picture of Canada's engagement with developing countries.