Meant to give private sector a nudge to invest in developing countries they would otherwise deem too risky.
The global public servant and Canadian was in Ottawa last week to receive an award from the GG.
Valerie Amos, who is set to leave her post in March, says countries like Canada can use their weight to push for greater accountability from countries to follow humanitarian law.
Her charisma, hard work, and Harper’s negotiating skills likely helped seal the deal.
The former governor general could come out on top if there's no African consensus candidate, say observers.
Controversial CSR counsellor job stays, with some tinkering.
NGOs, industry both want at least part of dispute-resolution process to go from voluntary to mandatory.
The North-South Institute closed after 38 years because it couldn’t scrape together enough non-federal cash. For many others, that struggle continues.