International development practitioner
John Sinclair is a University of Cambridge (UK) economics graduate who worked for many years as a senior official in both the Canadian International Development Agency and the World Bank. He is a senior fellow at the University of Ottawa's School of International Development and a member of the McLeod Group. He regularly writes for OpenCanada, and also the Hill Times, Policy Options, CIPS and Huffington Post.
Most Recent Posts
Canada’s G7 agenda already includes several priorities, such as inclusive growth, gender equality and climate change. John Sinclair proposes adding one more — building support for the addition of two new G20 seats.
The vision of a feminist policy needs practical approaches to implementation, writes John Sinclair, in this assessment of the winners and losers of the new policy and the many steps to help improve its impact.
The government’s International Assistance Review wraps up this month. Are the consultations focused enough on practical and institutional changes needed, from stronger partnerships with the Global South to better planning and dialogue in the field?