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Here's What You Missed From The 2019 Summit on Canada’s Global Leadership

Why It Matters

What role does Canada play on the international stage? At the 2019 Summit on Canada’s Global Leadership, we gained insights from leaders diving into global development, SDGs, decolonizing knowledge, gender equality, innovative finance, Canada’s comparative advantage in the world, and more.

5 Social Movements that Shaped This Decade

Why It Matters

We’re fast reaching 2020, and with it comes the final decade for us to achieve the UN Sustainable Development Goals. Looking back over the years, what were the social movements that drove the most impact globally — and what can Canada learn from them?

Here’s What Canada Can Learn About Evidence-Based Decision-Making

Why It Matters

Using evidence to inform policy decisions results in better outcomes on a range of issues, from health to the environment. While this might sound like an obvious and simple concept, in reality, evidence-based decision-making is complex, with a growing field of researchers working towards best practices. What can Canada learn from global leaders in evidence-based practice at the 2019 ‘What Works Global Summit’?

Launch Plan: The Inside Journey of how the UNDP Started 60 Accelerator Labs Globally

Why It Matters

As we’re faced with increasingly complex global challenges, we must rethink how we create and scale solutions—and that includes transforming institutions. The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)’s 60 Accelerator Labs serve 78 countries, working together to find radical approaches within local contexts, to effectively tackle today’s and tomorrow's challenges.

Is Canada still a good international citizen?

Why It Matters

From global pandemics to the climate emergency, it’s no secret that our world is facing serious challenges. Canada is getting global points for simply not breaking things. But it’s not good enough in the last decade to achieve the UN Sustainable Development Goals.