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Environment and health ministries need to form joint agendas and link policy and programming to facilitate a green recovery from COVID-19.
The business case for investing in gender equality is clear. The gender bond market is still nascent, but offers public and private investors the opportunity to improve the lives of women while earning financial returns. This article assesses the current gender bond landscape and discusses how to expand the market and its impact going forward.
The African Union's Ministerial Declaration on COVID-Related ISDS Risks gives AU governments further moral and political support as they make decisions aimed at limiting the economic devastation wrought by the pandemic while laying the groundwork for eradicating COVID-19 entirely and rebuilding their economies.
This Emerging Issues policy brief focuses on the potential transformative nature of solar photovoltaics and batteries when applied as solar-powered irrigation and is intended to highlight the risks and opportunities associated with these technologies.
While rarely in and of itself a sole driver of violence, climate change impacts can exacerbate traditional drivers of conflict. The international community must come together to help.
Join us at this event, alongside the WTO Ministerial, as we work to chart a new path for the greatest challenges of our time.
This discussion paper argues that, for developing countries in particular, structuring infrastructure as a business has many advantages over structuring infrastructure as a project.
While climate change and the biodiversity crisis are driving demand for nature-based solutions (NbS), the National Adaptation Plan (NAP) process can encourage and strategize the use of nature-driven solutions like ecosystem-based solutions (EbA).
IISD energy expert Vanessa Corkal sat down with Aliénor Rougeot, coordinator of Fridays for Future Toronto, to get her take on Canada’s green recovery.
This brief explores Export Development Canada's history in providing fossil fuel subsidies and support and proposes concrete actions to ensure future spending is aligned with climate action.