Winter 2017 Newsletter
Canada could get on the path to 0.7% of GNI on ODA for less than the price of buying each Canadian in the labour force a coffee and doughnut, once per month for a year.
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. 
Highlights from Canada’s second reproductive, maternal, newborn and child health (RMNCH) commitment (2015-2020). A look at top sub-sectors, largest projects, and top Canadian civil society partners.
Snapshot of Canada’s current and ongoing financial commitment to RMNCH based on near real-time, commitment level, disaggregated data.
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.
Global Education Monitoring (GEM) Report on achieving inclusive and quality education for all by 2030.
"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."
"Government spokesman emphasizes focus on sexual health and reproductive rights after Donald Trump institutes ‘gag rule’ halting funding."
"Canada’s support for international assistance remains well below historical and international benchmarks. The human cost of this shortfall was equivalent to half a million lives in 2016 alone."
"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.
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