Joseph Ingram
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Joseph Ingram has been the President/CEO of The North-South Institute since August 2010.

During his 30-year career with The World Bank, he held a variety of management positions including the Special Representative to the UN and to the WTO in Geneva, Director of the Bank's office in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Deputy Director of The World Bank Institute, Director of the Bank's office in Cameroon, and Deputy Resident Representative in the Bank's Nigeria office.

After retiring from the World Bank in 2006, he served as a Senior Advisor to the World Trade Organization's program on trade related technical assistance, and a consultant to both the UN High Commission on Human Rights, the World Bank, and the Canadian International Development Agency. He holds a Master's degree in political economy and studied at McMaster University in Canada and the Harvard Business School.

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What 2012 can Learn from 2011

Posted January 10, 2012 | 14:18:33 (EST)

Those convinced that 2012 will be the year of an apocalypse have some grounds for thinking so, at least if events in 2011 are any indication. We have witnessed a global wave of economic, social, and political indignation, in many ways without precedence. In addition to the European Union's existential...

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Peace in Afghanistan Isn't the Absence of War

Posted October 6, 2011 | 13:56:45 (EST)

It was most encouraging to see Prime Minister Stephen Harper and his British counterpart David Cameron recently devote part of their time together in Ottawa reflecting on Afghanistan and discussing how to prevent other failing states from collapsing into mayhem and economic ruin.

The answer, Mr. Cameron said in his...

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Canada Could Punch Above its Weight in Multilateral Policy Shift

Posted June 29, 2011 | 17:39:22 (EST)

Prime Minister Harper's new government has indicated that Canada would not increase its bilateral assistance to the current governments in Egypt and Tunisia. Instead, it plans to channel more of its foreign aid to them through multilateral institutions such as the European Development Bank, the World Bank and regional development...

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