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The mining sector hasn't been spared from COVID-19; with sites closing and mobility restricted, the livelihoods of vulnerable workers are in jeopardy. What can be done to ensure no one is left behind?
IISD experts are pushing for reform and offering their expertise to ensure good policy isn't held back by the threat of arbitration.
This policy brief reviews some of the issues that developing country governments should consider as they review national seed laws.
What if our new normal included better health and stronger communities? This is what's driving cities across the world to forge a green recovery.
A 1972 UN conference began modern international cooperation on the environment. What lessons should we take from it amid mounting global crises?
This paper examines the proposed multilateral framework on investment facilitation and how it relates to existing trade and investment agreements.
The work of IISD is even more critical in this time of global crisis. This year we asked: what does COVID-19 mean for the future of sustainable development and for IISD’s longer-term strategy?
Trade, if well managed, can be a powerful tool for development. But it must not stand in the way of achieving the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
This NAP Global Network sNAPshot country brief explores how Peru is using communications to advance their NAP process and climate action more broadly.
Ensuring a resilient recovery is not just a question of what’s good for the economy or what’s good for the environment. It is now an issue of national competitiveness.