When did it start to sink in that poor countries are highly vulnerable to the impacts of the global recession?
Arriving at any big event in midflow is always disorienting: the play has begun and you’ve come in right after the interval. And piecing together the plot of this year’s climate talks in Copenhagen, COP15, is a challenge.
Day 1 of IIED’s Development and Climate Days: Land, Water and Forests
Day 2 of Development and Climate Days: Justice, Ethics and Humanitarian Issues
Day 3 of Development and Climate Days: Planning Adaptation
Thousands of people make up a COP, from campaigners, lobbyists, negotiators and journalists to NGO and UN staff, presidents and ministers. Teresa Fogelberg, however, has a very special take on the event.
Day 4 of Development and Climate Days: Mitigation, Finance and the Private Sector
A vast blue box dropped onto a tabletop: this is the Koncerthuset, where IIED’s Development and Climate Days came to a close yesterday.
Will your last-minute shopping for holiday feasts bring peace, joy and livelihood security to the world’s poorest? Your Christmas dinner plate could be piled high with support for the poor.