TITLE

Foreign Policy Statement: a ray of hope for infrastructure investments

PUB. DATE
August 2005
SOURCE
Canadian Consulting Engineer;Aug/Sep2005, Vol. 46 Issue 5, p18
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Comments on the federal government's foreign policy statement in Canada. Failure to include investments in infrastructure as part of Canada's strategy to help developing countries build their economies and reduce poverty; Policy's focus on health and environmental sustainability; Reduction in direct country-to-country development assistance in favor of monetary transfers to international financing institutions and direct program support to governments, institutions and enterprises in developing countries; Recommendations of the Association of Consulting Engineers of Canada.
ACCESSION #
18430756

 

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