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A leading global affairs think tank

We inspire people to act on injustice and inequality. We focus on research, convening and influencing, to generate ideas that matter for people and planet.

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Urgent leadership needed for people and planet

An open letter to G7 Finance Ministers

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Migration for climate action: how labour mobility can help the green transition

Climate change forces people to move. But governments and businesses have overlooked how migrants can contribute towards a low-carbon, greener future.

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Think Change episode 4: how can we stop wars before they start?

Think Change episode 4: how can we stop wars before they start?

This episode explores why current approaches to building peace are failing, and what reforms are needed.
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Humanitarian dilemmas in the Ukraine crisis

This analysis highlights five humanitarian dilemmas playing out in the Russia-Ukraine war.

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ODI on Ukraine

The systemic impacts of the war in Ukraine: a triple shock

The Russian war in Ukraine has had a devastating impact on the country’s people, infrastructure and economy. It is also having reverberating effects globally, in terms of rising commodity prices, energy shocks and the emerging geopolitical consequences of a conflict in the heart of Europe.

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ODI Bites: reparations and a justice-centred approach to 'aid'

Two global experts discuss what reparations mean for the development sector, and how a justice-centred approach can redefine 'aid'.
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ODI will evolve to make the focus on equity, inclusive growth, social justice and sustainability even more central to what we do.

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We offer bespoke solutions to address policy, implementation and capacity constraints to governments in a range of contexts.

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