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  • Picture of students and speakers attending Fair Ideas.

    Students on Fair Ideas and the future they want

    Among the experts and practitioners attending Fair Ideas, a group of highly-engaged students discussed the future of our generation, questioned speakers, filmed short video interviews and brainstor

    10 July 2012 | Blog | Governance
  • A man points his finger at someone in a meeting room at a debate at a meeting on the sustainable development of the Amazon at Rio+20.

    Five things we’ve learnt from Rio+20

    While the outcomes from Rio +20 may not currently give grounds for much optimism, its value is likely to be in less tangible, longer-term changes in attitudes and understanding.

    3 July 2012 | Blog | Governance
  • Peñas Blancas Reservoir in Costa Rica.

    Costa Rica: Growing money on trees

    Actions urgently needed to protect ecosystems are costly, and money doesn’t rain down from the sky or grow from the trees. Or does it?

    26 June 2012 | Blog | Natural resource management
  • A pot with bubbling food sits cooking on an open fire.

    Sustainable energy: can a new initiative succeed where Rio+20 failed?

    Rio+20 failed to deliver any significant globally binding agreements on energy. Will voluntary Sustainable Energy For All initiative commitments fare any better?

    25 June 2012 | Blog | Energy
  • A church under construction sits on a verdant green field with dark grey storm clouds behind.

    Rio+20: Key recommendations from IIED conference

    IIED's report summarises what leading thinkers — including government ministers, business leaders, senior scientists and environmentalists, UN agency staff and representatives of community organisations and indigenous peoples — said at IIED’s two-day conference in Rio de Janeiro, on 16-17 June.

    20 June 2012 | News | Governance
  • Press briefings at IIED's Fair Ideas event in Rio

    The following 30-minute press briefings will take place during the IIED Fair ideas conference in Rio on 16-17 June.

    13 June 2012 | News | Communication
  • Five good reasons for journalists to attend IIED’s Fair ideas conference in Rio

    On 16-17 June, IIED will hold a major event at the Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro. The Fair ideas conference will gather leading experts in sustainable development from around the world. Here are five good reasons for journalists to be there.

    8 June 2012 | News | Communication
  • Picture of a bamboo forest canopy.

    The first people’s manifesto for democracy and sustainable development

    A process to develop the world’s first people’s manifesto for democracy and sustainable development will kick off on 16 June at IIED's Fair ideas conference in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

    8 June 2012 | News | Governance
  • G8 group. Credit: President of the European Council

    Rio+20: where are the G8 leaders?

    Many G8 leaders are snubbing this month’s landmark sustainable development summit in Rio, but surely they have a duty to engage and play their part.

    8 June 2012 | Blog | Governance
  • Izabella Teixeira, Minister of Environment of Brazil, taken during the World Economic Forum on Latin America in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil in 2011.

    Influencing the outcomes at Rio+20

    IIED is playing an important role in getting government representatives and environmentalists together at our

    24 May 2012 | Blog | Governance
  • Image of Rio de Janeiro with islands sitting off the mainland stretching into the distance.

    Global sustainable development leaders to speak at IIED conference

    Government ministers, heads of UN agencies, business leaders, senior scientists and other experts in sustainable development are set to show that a fairer, greener world is a realistic vision when they speak at a major conference convened by the International Institute for Environment and Development in Rio de Janeiro on 16-17 June.

    23 May 2012 | News | Governance
  • Fair ideas logo

    Fair ideas conference: sharing solutions for a sustainable planet

    Fair ideas was a major conference jointly hosted by the IIED and Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro (PUC) in Rio de Janeiro on 16-17 June 2012. It opened up a space for researchers and practitioners working for a greener, fairer world to add important knowledge, experience and momentum to the official summit.

    22 March 2012 | Article | Governance
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