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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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Is no space safe? Working to end gender-based violence in the public sphere

This ALIGN briefing highlights the connections between gender norms and male violence, outlining the pervasive nature of GBV in the public sphere across four different spaces, with suggestions on how to work together to move from allyship to action.

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Think Change episode 14: climate loss and damage – who should pay?

This episode explores why loss and damage is a key focus of COP27 negotiations through the perspective of Small Island Developing States.
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Think Change podcast

In this show we discuss some of the world’s most pressing global issues with a variety of experts and commentators.

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Weathering the storm: African public development banks’ response to Covid-19 and their recovery role

African public development banks proved their worth during the Covid-19 crisis. If supported by international partners and their governments, they can realise their full potential and further a green recovery across Africa.

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