IIED media calendar

IIED’s media calendar highlights events scheduled for the coming months as well as research that we are currently working on.

For more information about IIED’s work and how it relates to the events, or to request an interview or briefing, please contact [email protected].

Last updated 14 February 2024


15-19 April: World Bank and IMF Spring Meetings 
The spring meetings of the World Bank and International Monetary Fund will take place in Washington DC. IIED continue to work on debt levels among some of the lowest income countries who are most vulnerable to climate change, especially the Small Island Developing States (SIDS). 


27-30 May: 4th International Conference on Small Island Developing States
Set to take place in Antigua and Barbuda, this conference will host discussions on sustainable development, climate resilience and debt among SIDS.

Ongoing research

Some of the issues that researchers are currently working on include:

  • Heat in cities and its unequal impacts on different sectors of society
  • How harmful subsidies are holding back action on climate change
  • How Small Island Developing States might deal with debt and climate change
  • Biocredits as a means to fund nature conservation