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2 February 2016
Researchers have until 29 February, 2016 to submit proposals for research projects that can contribute to the goal of improving humanitarian response in urban contexts. The focus of this call is on examining the ways to promote and ensure the protection of particularly vulnerable groups in urban areas in the context of humanitarian crises and responses
20 January 2016
IIED and partners are hosting a conference in London next month that is designed to help build a new policy agenda to integrate the informal economy with inclusive green growth and sustainable development
19 January 2016
Stakeholders from Ghana's artisanal mining communities will share their perspectives in discussions to identify how to improve the artisanal and small-scale mining sector in the country
11 January 2016
Join us for a webinar on 2 February 2016 to discuss how women's rights in land governance can be strengthened
4 January 2016
A video draws on the expectations of the Least Developed Countries ahead of last month's climate deal and looks at what the Paris Agreement will mean for them
16 December 2015
The Economic Commission of West African States (ECOWAS) has approved a proposal for a directive designed to ensure future water infrastructure projects respect the environment and benefit all
11 December 2015
Read a special edition of the IIED newsletter, rounding up all of our coverage, publications, blogs and news from the UN climate negotiations in Paris
9 December 2015
As climate talks in Paris move into the final hours, the Least Developed Countries are fighting for their right for support and protection, and more and more countries are recognising the need to limit global warming to 1.5 degrees
3 December 2015
Members of IIED's Least Developed Countries Independent Expert Group will be at D&C Days in Paris as well as playing an active role at COP21
3 December 2015
Achala Abeysinghe sets out the key requirements for a legally binding agreement on combatting climate change at the Paris summit
25 November 2015
A series of nine new interviews brings together different voices from the world’s Least Developed Countries to ask what they want from COP21 in Paris
23 November 2015
Ahead of next week's UN climate talks in Paris (COP21), IIED principal researcher Dr Achala Abeysinghe has been named as one of the top 15 female climate champions in the world
18 November 2015
For those mountain communities living at the extreme edges of the world, climate change is already a very real threat. Researchers are calling for vulnerable communities to be given special consideration in the Paris negotiations next month
12 November 2015
A new website profiles a research and capacity building programme focusing on urban disaster risk reduction in sub-Saharan Africa
6 November 2015
Five-day course aims to enable government officials from developing countries to manage climate finance more effectively
4 November 2015
Researchers have until 23 November, 2015 to apply for IIED funding for research on effective collaboration in urban humanitarian responses
30 October 2015
With a month to go until the start of COP21, Saleemul Huq provides an insight into the perspectives of the Least Developed Countries ahead of the Paris climate talks, as part of a new series of video interviews for IIED
29 October 2015
The 13th annual Development & Climate Days in Paris will focus on 'Zero poverty, zero emissions: tough talk on poverty and climate'
26 October 2015
The African Forest Enterprises Connect Network (AFECONET) has been set up to connect and support locally controlled forest and farm producers
15 October 2015
IIED has published its 2014-15 Annual Report, highlighting how the institute works to shape a fairer future
6 October 2015
The Sustainable Development Goals have been agreed, but for mountain communities around the world this action can't come quickly enough. Climate change is already here, threatening their food security, nutrition and livelihoods
6 October 2015
IIED principal researcher Lorenzo Cotula will celebrate the launch of the first searchable online repository of investment contracts at an event at Columbia University on Wednesday
30 September 2015
IIED is pleased to announce the dates for the 10th annual International Conference on Community-Based Adaptation (CBA9), which will take place in Dhaka, Bangladesh, from 22-28 April, 2016
24 September 2015
IIED senior researcher Ben Garside says the Sustainable Development Goal on energy will be a powerful driver for development
11 September 2015
The Sustainable Development Goals set the priorities for a more sustainable, green economy, but that means that how we assess and measure that economy needs to change, argues Oliver Greenfield

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