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10 August 2018
Experts point to growing awareness of the potential of nature-based solutions to climate change – but say work must be done to improve understanding and policy take-up
30 July 2018
Read the July edition of the IIED newsletter, rounding up all our publications, blogs and news from last month
20 July 2018
On 20 July IIED and partners will launch Phase II of the Forest and Farm Facility, the second stage of a highly successful international partnership that is providing support to forest and farm producer organisations across Africa, Asia and Latin America
5 July 2018
We’re inviting community representatives to express their interest in participating in a London workshop on how to effectively engage with the illegal wildlife trade at the local level. Closing date: 31 July, 2018
3 July 2018
IIED organised a webinar on 28 June 2018 to discuss how developing country governments can assess adaptation actions to inform national planning and international reporting. 
14 June 2018
IIED partners with Oxford University to launch an interactive online policy platform on nature-based solutions for climate change adaptation 
25 May 2018
Join IIED and Practical Action for a Twitter chat on 1 June 2018 to discuss how to scale up local climate action.
21 May 2018
In the run-up to a crucial meeting of the Parties to the UN Biodiversity Convention later this year, IIED looks at what needs to happen ahead of a new post-2020 agenda
16 May 2018
Join our Twitter chat on Thursday 31 May to talk about how to protect our oceans. The online conversation will cover issues ranging from high seas governance, what it will take to make sustainable small-scale fisheries part of the growing blue economy, and the connection between pollution out at sea and the impact on coastal water ecosystems.
9 May 2018
IIED and IUCN have published case studies, a policy briefing and a toolkit to help practitioners and stakeholders build community engagement in combatting illegal wildlife trade.
3 April 2018
Join our webinar on 11 April 2018 to discuss innovative ways to channel and leverage finance to forest-related enterprises
26 March 2018
Join our webinar on 16 April 2018 to discuss how small-scale farmers can be supported when negotiating with companies.
21 March 2018
The 2018 Barbara Ward Lecture will be given by the first woman Prime Minister of Norway Gro Harlem Brundtland, who chaired the UN World Commission of Environment and Development that presented the groundbreaking Our Common Future report on sustainable development
21 March 2018
IIED is marking the International Day of Forests (21 March) by issuing two new publications with its Forest and Farm Facility partners that highlight a powerful new approach to strengthening forests and forest producers
8 March 2018
To mark International Women's Day, IIED has launched a series of blogs and interviews that reflect on the role, influence and impact of women in the field of sustainable development
2 March 2018
IIED will host its third 'digital day' dedicated to artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM) on 15 March 2018, connecting mining stakeholders across the globe
5 February 2018
Participants at a dialogue on artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM) say the event has challenged their ideas about the sector and could pave the way for change 
31 January 2018
A new series of discussion seminars organised by IIED will examine how issues of gender are addressed at major international conferences. 
16 January 2018
Join our webinar to discuss how civil society groups can bring forward community perspectives, human rights or environmental issues in investor-state arbitrations
7 December 2017
Leading international climate negotiators and their advisors will analyse the outcomes of the Bonn climate talks and discuss key issues for future negotiations at an IIED event
30 November 2017
New biocultural heritage landscape will protect rich biodiversity and indigenous identities 
23 November 2017
An international conference on how best to respond to humanitarian crises in urban areas ended with calls to put research into practice and to improve engagement with local communities
20 November 2017
Chinese and African stakeholders met in Mozambique to discuss how to protect Africa's forest resources and ensure that Chinese investment generates benefits for local African economies
13 November 2017
More than 40 climate negotiators from vulnerable developing countries were briefed on key issues and negotiating strategies at a workshop just before the opening of the Bonn climate talks
12 November 2017
IIED director Andrew Norton told the Development & Climate Days audience in Bonn that climate change is "the biggest social injustice of our generation"