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A Seminar Discussion with Eric Usher of UNEP Finance Initiative on the Role of Sustainable Finance in Addressing Climate Change

“The financial sector believes that climate change can be limited to 2 degrees Celsius.” During an event posing the question “is the financial sector a friend or foe in addressing […]

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Strategic Partnership Announcement: CCAfrica and CIRDI

The UBC Institute and the Canadian Council on Africa will work together in catalyzing resource governance as a tool to achieve the UN Sustainable Development Goals February 3, 2020 – […]

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Meet us at Mining Indaba 2020!

Meet the CIRDI SUMM Ethiopia delegation at the African Mining Indaba in Cape Town next week! Join the country case study presentation on opportunities in the Ethiopian mining sector and […]

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TransMAPE Project Report Launched

Since 2016, The Canadian International Resources and Development Insitute was working with the government of Ecuador to support the sustainable development of the artisanal and small-scale mining sector. In our […]

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Meet Dr. Allison M. Macfarlane, the new Director of the UBC School of Public Policy and Global Affairs

The University of British Columbia welcomes Dr. Allison M. Macfarlane as the new Director of the School of Public Policy and Global Affairs (SPPGA) in the Faculty of Arts. Dr. […]

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Addressing Gender Gaps in Artisanal Mining Sector in Ethiopia

CIRDI’s SUMM project officer, Rahel Getachew, and the project’s expert, Chi Pam, spoke about de jure and de facto gender equality issues in the Ethiopian mining sector in the latest […]

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UBC Graduate Students Engage in Global Policy Fieldwork with CIRDI’s SUMM Ethiopia Project

In December 2019, the Canadian International Resources and Development Institute (CIRDI) collaborated with the School of Public Policy and Global Affairs’ Global Policy Project (GP²). As a defining element of […]

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Delegates from Chile and Peru trained on Environmental Assessment as part of the Canadian Pacific Alliance Scholarship Program

During November 9-17, 2019, the Canadian International Resources and Development Institute (CIRDI) welcomed a group of delegates from government organisations in Chile and Peru for a short course on Leading […]

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The Ministry of Mines and Petroleum Launched Ethiopia’s National Online Mining Cadastre System

November 4, 2019 – With our colleagues in the Ethiopian Ministry of Mines and Petroleum, CIRDI is pleased to celebrate the launch of Ethiopia’s first online, publicly accessible mining cadastre […]

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Gender Training and Capacity Building in Bishoftu, Ethiopia

In collaboration with the Ministry of Mines and Petroleum of Ethiopia, Women, Children and Youth Directorate, CIRDI’s Supporting the Ministry of Mines (SUMM) Project held an advanced training on gender […]

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