IDRC marks 50 years of global research and innovation
Now, 50 years on, the Centre’s commitment to global collaboration has ensured its long-term relevance. IDRC’s anniversary comes as the world grapples with the COVID-19 pandemic, but it is challenges such as these that highlight the need for robust research and data and the importance of international collaboration.
To mark IDRC’s 50 years of research, innovation, and collaboration, we invite you to watch video messages from the Honourable Karina Gould, Minister of International Development, IDRC Chairperson Margaret Biggs, and Amina J. Mohammed, Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations.
A Message from the Honourable Karina Gould, Minister of International Development
As IDRC marks 50 years of supporting research for development, the Honourable Karina Gould highlights the Centre's continued relevance in an ever-changing world
A message from IDRC Chairperson Margaret Biggs
The COVID-19 pandemic has put a spotlight on global challenges. Now more than ever, the world needs the kind of research and innovation IDRC has fostered over the past 50 years.
A message from Amina J. Mohammed, Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations
As IDRC marks 50 years of research for development, UN Deputy Secretary-General Ms. Amina J. Mohammed highlights the key role of research in responding to crises such as COVID-19 and in ensuring on one is left behind.