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IISD's diverse team of experts—which include investment lawyers, agriculture economists and fresh-water scientists—have managed projects in over 70 countries.

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Annual Forum of Developing Country Investment Negotiators

The Annual Forum of Developing Country Investment Negotiators provides an opportunity for developing countries to freely consider and develop their own negotiating priorities and goals in relation to international investment treaties.

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  • Mainstreaming Sustainable Public Procurement through the introduction of Product Service Systems in the Western Cape

    Mainstreaming Sustainable Public Procurement through the introduction of Product Service Systems in the Western Cape

    This project will introduce product service systems in the Western Cape as a specific tool to implement sustainable public procurement. 

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  • Peg

    Peg

    Peg is a community indicator system that has been developed for Winnipeg by Winnipeggers, led by a community-wide consortium of partners spearheaded by IISD and United Way of Winnipeg.  

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  • Comprehensive Wealth

    Comprehensive Wealth

    The Comprehensive Wealth project encourages Canadians and their governments to move “beyond GDP” as the fundamental measure of societal progress.

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  • Protecting Our Fresh Water from Mercury

    Protecting Our Fresh Water from Mercury

    We create groundbreaking science to explore the effects of mercury on fresh water, and then develop that into policy to keep our fresh water clear of mercury.

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  • Investment-Related Dispute Settlement Expert Meetings

    Investment-Related Dispute Settlement Expert Meetings

    IISD organizes expert meetings on investment-related dispute settlement and to foster innovative thinking on the topic.

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  • Freshwater Stewardship in Canada: Another 150 years and beyond

    Freshwater Stewardship in Canada: Another 150 years and beyond

    Evidence-based freshwater stewardship lies at the heart of sustainable development. Freshwater science, transboundary basin management and technology innovation are all critical aspects of sustainable freshwater management.

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  • UNIGE-IISD Lunch Series on Investment Disputes

    UNIGE-IISD Lunch Series on Investment Disputes

    http://www.iisd.org/blog/can-investor-state-dispute-settlement-be-good-environmentThis lunch series aims to examine the relationship between international investment law cases and sustainable development goals and policies.

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  • Review of Adaptation Action in 15 Asian and African Countries

    Review of Adaptation Action in 15 Asian and African Countries

    In Africa and Asia’s vulnerability “hot spots” there is an urgent need to help build the resilience

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  • Vattenfall v. Germany

    Vattenfall v. Germany

    The Swedish energy company Vattenfall brought an international arbitration claim against Germany in relation to that country's recent decision to phase out nuclear power. On May 31, 2012, this second Vattenfall case against Germany was registered at the International Centre for the Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID). 

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