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Global Risks and Resilience

What we do

We pioneer policy-driven research on the nexus between new and emerging risks to reduce vulnerability and realise a sustainable future for all.


This is a crucial time for global climate action. World leaders must make evidence informed policy decisions. Our cross cutting work offers new research and analysis across finance, trade and adaptation.

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New analysis assesses threats and trade-offs for a risk-informed development approach in these two countries.

Risk-informed development in Myanmar and Niger

Analysis and case studies of a risk-informed development approach in Myanmar and Niger.
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  1. Towards sustained development in Small Island Developing States: why we need to reshape global governance

    Working papers

  2. Gender equality, social inclusion and resilience in Malawi

    Briefing/policy papers

  3. Disasters by design: the need for actionable risk management

  4. Sustaining development in Small Island Developing States: a reform agenda

    Briefing/policy papers

  5. Why building national resilience means reimagining risk

  6. Driving a green recovery in developing countries: what role is China playing?

    Research reports

  7. Pulse 3 – recover, reform,  restructure: China’s outward investment appetite and implications for developing countries

    Research reports

  8. Understanding and mitigating social risks to sustainable development in China’s BRI: evidence from Nepal and Zambia

    Research reports

  9. Small-Island Developing States need urgent support to avoid debt defaults

  10. Enhanced preparedness for extreme weather across the Caribbean: a joint work plan


  11. Preparing for extreme weather in the Caribbean: what role for forecast-based early action?

    Working papers

  12. Scoping opportunities, barriers and enablers of nature-based solutions in Russia: the REACT programme’s UK–Russia exchange on climate change transition

    Research reports

  13. The IPCC's Fifth Assessment Report: what's in it for small island developing states?

    Research reports

  14. Resilient Islands


  15. Economic Pulse 2: China navigates its Covid-19 recovery – outward investment appetite and implications for developing countries

    Research reports

  16. Investing for sustainable climate services: insights from African experience

    Research reports

  17. The humanitarian impact of combined conflict, climate and environmental risks

    Briefing/policy papers

  18. Economic Pulse 1: Covid-19 and economic crisis – China’s recovery and international response

    Research reports

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