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Quaker Initiative to End Torture

A movement that aims to translate the outrage people feel about torture into the political pressure that will abolish it.

Oct 1, 2006

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The Boundaries of Belonging: Reflections on Migration Policies into the 21st Century

The paper examines how we categorize people who have been forced to leave their places of belonging.

Jun 1, 2006

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Inter Pares Annual Report 2005 – Weaving a world together

What one person struggles to do alone, we can achieve together. What one person has begun, we can preserve and multiply.

May 1, 2006

2005 Annual report cover

Lessons from the Philippines: Public Health, Privatization, and Women's Activism

Public health care globally has been privatized and downsized, and even less accessible to those who need it most

Apr 24, 2006

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Highlights 2005

Highlights from 2005 of what Inter Pares and its counterparts have accomplished.

Nov 25, 2005

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Women and Pharmaceuticals: Twenty Years Later

A Toronto Symposium organized to honor and celebrate the achievements of Ruth Cooperstock.

Nov 1, 2005

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Submission on the Factual Inquiry - Commission of Inquiry Maher Arar

Brief submitted to the Arar Commission, investigating collusion of the Canadian government in torture of Canadian citizen Maher Arar.

Sep 1, 2005

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No More Technological "Silver Bullets": A Policy Brief on Canada's Role in Africa's Agricultural Underdevelopment

Canadian foreign policies and their effects on agricultural development in Africa.

May 1, 2005

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Knowledge and Action: Challenging the Limits

This keynote address by Brian Murphy at Inter Pares' 30th Anniversary Symposium, "Citizen Action: Challenging the Limits," April 2005, highlighted some of the most pressing issues for activists. From militarism and the security agenda to poverty and invasive biotechnology, Brian explores contemporary paradoxes in political action, while urging for mobilization toward progressive transformative change that challenges the limits of the (politically) possible.

Apr 29, 2005

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Submission concerning the review of the Anti-terrorism Act (C-36)

The International Civil Liberties Monitoring Group (ICLMG) — a coalition of 34 Canadian organizations — calls for repeal of Anti-terrorism Act (C-36)

Apr 1, 2005

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Controlling seeds: International delegation comes to Saskatchewan

The impact of GMOs on food sovereignty and rural development.

Mar 7, 2005

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Highlights 2004

Highlights from 2004 of what Inter Pares and its counterparts have accomplished.

Nov 24, 2004

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Towards a Feminist Political Economy

How gender influences the social and political relationships and structures of power.

Nov 1, 2004

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Rethinking Development: Promoting Global Justice in the 21st Century

The global context that will form the imperatives that frame international cooperation, and attempts to re-think international development.

Nov 1, 2004

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Community-Based Food Security Systems: Local Solutions for Ending Chronic Hunger and Promoting Rural Development

This policy brief explores community-based food security systems based on examples from India.

Nov 1, 2004

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Sustainable agriculture, food security and gender

Deccan Development Society’s work in India, emphasizing ecological agriculture, community-based grain banks and food security.

Mar 2, 2004

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Anti-Terrorism and the Security Agenda: Impacts on Rights, Freedoms and Democracy

Recommendations for policy directions to help inform and guide civil society and the Canadian government.

Feb 17, 2004

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Citizenship and Action: What's at Stake?

This document was presented as the keynote address to the "Community Forum on Social Action," hosted by the Concordia University Institute in Management and Community Development in June 2003, and explores what is at stake in social change activism.

Sep 1, 2003

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In the Shadow of the Law

A response on the Bill C-36 report addressing related effects arising from the Canadian government's anti-terrorism initiatives.

May 14, 2003

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In Our Own Name: Promoting Peace Through Justice

This paper was a contribution to discussions concerning Canada's role in the world, initiated by the Hon. Bill Graham, Minister of Foreign Affairs, in his call for a "Dialogue on Foreign Affairs" in January 2003. The reflections in this paper emerge from Inter Pares' direct international experience over almost thirty years.

Apr 1, 2003

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Beyond the Politics of the Possible: Corporations and the pursuit of social justice

This document was presented at "Corporations as a Factor in Social Justice," a forum organized by Concordia University Institute in Management and Community Development in June 2002, and explores the limits of the concept of corporate social responsibility.

Feb 1, 2002

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An Honourable Commitment: Policy coherence in Canada’s relations with the global South

This brief was part of a formal federal government consultation process, in response to then-Canadian International Development Agency’s paper “Towards a Long-term Strategy for Canada’s International Assistance Program, A Framework for Consultation" (CIDA, October 19, 2000). As such, it contributed to discussions within and outside of government concerning Canada’s moral and political role in the world.

Feb 1, 2001

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Thinking in the Active Voice

This presentation provides a reflection on the concepts of "development" and "modernization", and the philosophies and ideologies which underpin them.

Sep 14, 2000

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International NGOs and the Challenge of Modernity

This paper was originally commissioned as a contribution to a special 10th Anniversary Edition of the international journal Development in Practice (Vol. 10, Nos. 3 & 4, August 2000), which explored the future of social justice action within the international voluntary sector as we entered the 21st century.

Aug 1, 2000

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In Defence of Land and Livelihood

The devastating effects of the shrimp industry on communities in Asia, and their resistance in defense of their rights.

Jan 1, 1997

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