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    Can Trade Help Deliver the Paris Agreement? Lessons learned from the G20

    Can Trade Help Deliver the Paris Agreement? Lessons learned from the G20

    This year’s G20 Summit in Hamburg, Germany, saw long and heated discussion on the urgency of delivering the Paris Agreement.  Read More
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    Telling Climate Change Stories: Five lessons from Saint Lucian journalists

    Telling Climate Change Stories: Five lessons from Saint Lucian journalists

    Journalists play an important role as watchdogs for many social problems. But with a problem as large and complex as climate change, how can journalists tell stories that spur action and help audiences prepare for its impacts? Read More
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    Can Resource Management Boards Help Co-Manage Watersheds in Northern Manitoba More Effectively?

    Can Resource Management Boards Help Co-Manage Watersheds in Northern Manitoba More Effectively?

    Watershed ecosystems are crucial to human well-being, animals and the environment, as they provide environmental benefits such as clean... Read More

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    Investment-Related Dispute Settlement: Lessons from international accountability mechanisms

    Investment-Related Dispute Settlement: Lessons from international accountability mechanisms

    Investment-Related Dispute Settlement: Results of an Expert Meeting held in Washington, D.C., April 11, 2017. Read More
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    From C20 to the G20: What we need on carbon pricing and fossil fuel subsidy reform

    From C20 to the G20: What we need on carbon pricing and fossil fuel subsidy reform

    IISD’s Global Subsidies Initiative presented at a side event on June 18 at the C20 Summit, a gathering that facilitated exchanges among civil society from G20 countries on the upcoming G20 Summit agenda and beyond. Read More
  • Commentary
    United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL), Fiftieth Session, Vienna, July 3-21, 2017: Submission by IISD regarding the reform of investment-related dispute settlement

    United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL), Fiftieth Session, Vienna, July 3-21, 2017: Submission by IISD regarding the reform of investment-related dispute settlement

    IISD's participation in the multilateral process in UNCITRAL is aimed at promoting the much-needed development of a comprehensive and inclusive investment-related dispute settlement mechanism. Read More
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    At the Crossroads: Balancing the financial and social costs of coal transition in China

    At the Crossroads: Balancing the financial and social costs of coal transition in China

    The global decline of the coal industry has led to job losses and mine closures. As Shanxi in China considers how to create new employment in a coal dependent region we review international experience of the tranistion away from coal.  Read More
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    Creating the Space for SDG Innovation: A Geneva case study

    Creating the Space for SDG Innovation: A Geneva case study

    What role should innovation be playing in sustainable development? We look at an example of its application: the Geneva 2030 Ecosystem under our SDG Knowledge Program. Read More
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    How Can the G20 Effectively Address Migration?

    How Can the G20 Effectively Address Migration?

    We make the case for how the upcoming G20 summit's core focus—how to strengthen economic resilience and further integrate global financial markets—can help address both hunger and migration. Read More
  • Commentary
    What Is the Link Between Hunger and Migration?

    What Is the Link Between Hunger and Migration?

    In the context of the current refugee crisis—and the rhetoric surrounding international migration—we investigated how international migration is affected by economic growth, hunger and increased agricultural productivity. Read More