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Board of Governors, which provides our strategic direction, reviews all our activities, and approves budgets. The Canadian government appoints governors on the basis of their concern for, and expertise in science, management, and development issues.
 
The chairperson of IDRC’s board presents an annual report to Parliament through the Minister of Foreign Affairs.
 
IDRC’s day-to-day operations are overseen by the President, who is the chief executive officer. He also sits on the Board. The Senior Management Committee supports the President in setting objectives, overseeing programs, and directing staff.

News

IDRC and CIHR presidents to jointly address opening session of the 21st Canadian Conference on Global Health

31/10/2014

Jean Lebel, President of the International Development Research Centre (IDRC), and Alain Beaudet, President of the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), are set to jointly deliver the opening remarks at the 21st Canadian Conference on...

Canada announces funding for two African health and research organizations under the Maternal and Child Health program

07/11/2014

The Innovating for Maternal and Child Health in Africa research program announced the selection of the two African organizations that will help put research into practice and bring the program’s results to the attention of decision-makers. The...

Events

Highlight: Colloquium on effective tools to increase savings in Latin America

03/11/2014

Promoting savings among low-income populations in Latin America and the Caribbean has become increasingly important. Encouraging the practice of saving can increase financial inclusion and reduce poverty. However, there is still limited knowledge...

Highlight: Youth summit in Senegal on unemployment and insecurity

15/10/2014

An international forum for Francophone youth was held in Dakar, Senegal in mid-October, ahead of the 15th Sommet de la Francophonie  to be held November 29-30, 2014. Some 250 youth debated their own futures during the two-day event organized by...

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IDRC funds researchers in the developing world so they can build healthier, more prosperous societies
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