CIRDI facilitates international resource governance workshop in Mongolia

In May 2016, 50 international delegates gathered in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia to discuss the state’s role in large resource projects. Facilitated by CIRDI and Mongolia’s International Cooperation Fund (ICF), the workshop […]


CIRDI welcomes new director of SUMM project in Ethiopia

Cassie Doyle, CEO of the Canadian International Resources and Development Institute (CIRDI) is pleased to announce the appointment of Canadian lawyer and international development expert, Isabeau Vilandre as director for […]


The engineer: a source of sustainable solutions

New free on-line course from École Polytechnique de Montréal CIRDI board member, Dr. Louise Millette was a driving force behind the development of an ambitious free on-line course beginning September […]


CIRDI board member appointed to Canadian Environmental Assessment Review Panel

CIRDI board member, Doug Horswill has been appointed by the Canadian Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Catherine McKenna, to a four-member expert panel that will review federal environmental assessment […]


Read the CIRDI Strategic Plan for 2016 – 2021

CIRDI Strategic Plan In the spring of 2016 the CIRDI team began a strategic planning process to lay the foundation for the future growth of the Institute. We sought input […]


Canada wants your input on International Assistance Policy

On May 18, 2016, Global Affairs Canada launched a review and public consultations process focused on renewing Canada’s international assistance policy, programming and funding framework. The primary objective of the […]


CIRDI welcomes Dr. Rob Stevens as director of partnerships and learning

The Canadian International Resources and Development Institute (CIRDI) is pleased to announce the appointment of Rob Stevens to the new position of director, partnerships and learning. In this role, Dr. […]


CIRDI advisory council welcomes new member Cynthia Callison

The CIRDI advisory council, which reports to the CIRDI board, held its third meeting in Vancouver on May 5 with eight members present. The council welcomed new member, Cynthia Callison, […]


CIRDI featured in BC Business Magazine “How to Build a Greener World”

BC Business reporter Frances Bula captures the opportunities and challenges for CIRDI in the feature article, Digging out of a hole, in the May 2016 issue. Here’s an excerpt: “A […]


Engineers Without Borders Canada to examine impacts of mining local procurement laws in South Africa and Namibia

Research partnership with CIRDI seeks to better understand role of industry and government policies in both South Africa and Namibia TORONTO/VANCOUVER – Mining Shared Value (MSV), a venture of Engineers […]

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