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Achim Steiner

Achim Steiner

Administrator, The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

Building Forward Better: how we think and go about development

December 3, 2020

Past events

David  Beasley

David Beasley

Executive Director, UN World Food Programme

Food Crisis: Swift and Sustainable Actions Needed

May 12, 2020

Dorothy Gordon

Dorothy Gordon

Chair, Information For All Programme, UNESCO

The Impact of Artificial Intelligence on International Development

May 28, 2019

Paul Lamontagne

Paul Lamontagne

Managing Director, FinDev Canada

Private sector at the heart of innovation in developing countries

January 31, 2019

Joanne Liu

Joanne Liu

International President, Doctors Without Borders

Responding to Humanitarian Crises in the Era of Security at all Costs

May 14, 2018

Marie-Claude Bibeau

Marie-Claude Bibeau

Canada's Minister of International Development and La Francophonie

The Feminist Shift of Canada’s International Assistance Policy

October 27, 2017

André Beaudoin, Anne Gaboury, Richard Lacasse, Jean Lebel

André Beaudoin, Anne Gaboury, Richard Lacasse, Jean Lebel

The Importance of Cooperative Model in International Development

April 19, 2017

David Malone

David Malone

Under-Secretary-General, United Nations
Rector, United Nations University, Tokyo

Are Development Challenges Really those we are Working on?

October 19, 2015

Lise Filiatrault, Louise Fréchette, Gervais L'Heureux, Jean Lebel, Jean-Louis Roy

Lise Filiatrault, Louise Fréchette, Gervais L'Heureux, Jean Lebel, Jean-Louis Roy

International Development: How to Strengthen Collaboration between the Different Actors?

January 23, 2015

Charles Sirois

Charles Sirois

Founder and Global Chairman, Enablis Entrepreneurial Network

Fostering Entrepreneurship in Developing Countries

November 25, 2014

Christian Paradis

Christian Paradis

Canada's Minister of International Development and Minister for La Francophonie

Canada at the Forefront of International Development

May 16, 2014

Denis Labelle, Anne Gaboury, Claudia Black, Denise Byrnes

Denis Labelle, Anne Gaboury, Claudia Black, Denise Byrnes

What Future for Foreign Aid?

May 2, 2013

David Malone

David Malone

President, International Development Research Centre

What Future for International Development?

November 17, 2010

Muhammad Yunus

Muhammad Yunus

Nobel Peace Prize (2006) Founder and Managing Director, Grameen Bank

Social Business: The Positive Impact Business can have in the World

October 1, 2010

Gustave Massiah

Gustave Massiah

President, Centre de recherche et d'information pour le développement (CRID) in Paris

Sustainable Development and Globalization:

October 8, 2009

Experts Forum, Montreal Millennium Summit 2009

April 15, 2009

Yves  Sahinguvu, Bernard Makuza, Seyni Oumarou, Paul Biya, Marc  Ravalomanana, Blaise Compaoré

Yves Sahinguvu, Bernard Makuza, Seyni Oumarou, Paul Biya, Marc Ravalomanana, Blaise Compaoré

Francophone Africa : An Economy in Full Growth

October 20, 2008

Paul Gérin-Lajoie

Paul Gérin-Lajoie

President founder and President of the Board of the Paul Gérin-Lajoie Foundation

Access to Primary Education in Developing Countries : The Urgency to Act

April 11, 2007

Louise Arbour

Louise Arbour

United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights

Women’s Role and Rights in Development and Rebuilding Countries

February 9, 2007

Hamid Karzaï

Hamid Karzaï

President of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan

Afghanistan and Canadian Development Cooperation

September 23, 2006

Paul Martin

Paul Martin

Prime Minister of Canada

Canada and International Cooperation : Taking up the Challenge of Development

December 1, 2005

Candido Grzybowski

Candido Grzybowski

Co-Founder of the Porto Alegre World Social Forum Director of the Brazilian Institute Social and Economic Analysis (IBASE)

The Role of the World Social Forum and of Civil Society in Global Governance

May 31, 2005

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