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  • Images of the UK and EU flags, IIED director Andrew Norton says: "Losing membership of the European Union must not mean that the UK withdraws from the great global challenges of our time" (Photo: Reuters, via Google Licence)

    Navigating uncharted waters: the EU referendum, the spirit of Paris, and the SDGs

    IIED's director Andrew Norton argues that a spirit of internationalism must live on in the UK following the seismic shock of Brexit

    27 June 2016 | Blog | Climate change
  • Power and politics in Nigeria

    In the run up to Nigeria’s April elections the political lobbying, with the usual round of underhand payments for support, has Nigerians hoping for a fairer competition in the grab for power. The political process is being increasingly scrutinised by the average citizen — with record numbers of people registering to vote and self-formed citizens groups promising to monitor polling stations. Another type of power — electricity, or ‘light’ as most Nigerians call it — and the lack of it is one of the hot potato election issues on everyone’s lips.

    24 February 2011 | Blog | Governance
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