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Understanding the Impact of the Covid-19 Pandemic on the Canadian Humanitarian and Development Sector: A Presentation of Research Findings
October 7 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am EDT
Join a University of Guelph / CAIDP webinar to present and discuss findings of recent research about the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on Canadian humanitarian and development organisations. Conducted by scholars at the Guelph Institute of Development Studies at the University of Guelph, the research surveyed 154 Canadian organisations about the challenges and impacts of the pandemic on their operations as well as collected information about these organisations’ response strategies. In this webinar, panelists will discuss the findings and their implications for the future of the Canadian foreign aid sector. Panelists will include Dr. Andrea Paras (Associate Professor, University of Guelph and the project’s Primary Investigator), Jean Lowry (CAIDP President / University of Waterloo READI Project Director) and Dr. Rebecca Tiessen (Professor, University of Ottawa). The session will be moderated by Dr. Steffi Hamann.