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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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  1. Making the best use of MDBs’ $2 trillion in callable capital

  2. Operationalising the new ‘Loss and Damage’ fund: six questions

  3. COP27: adapting to a new climate reality

  4. Common symptoms, related cures: after climate summit, governments convene on biodiversity

  5. Fixing the education financing trap: persuasions, promises and prospects beyond the UN Transforming Education Summit

  6. AfDB’s new Room2Run highlights opportunities and questions about MDB risk transfer

  7. How the war in Ukraine is impacting Africa-Europe relations and the migration dialogue

  8. Think Change episode 15: the climate and conflict double challenge – has COP27 delivered?

  9. Public finance and development: top reads in November 2022

  10. Who should provide climate finance? Answering a hard question with some hard numbers

  11. Old wine in new bottles? China, the G7 and the new infrastructure geopolitics

  12. It’s not just conflict – climate change is also a form of structural gender-based violence

  13. A common framework is needed to track progress towards climate goals

  14. With Russia focused on Ukraine, Turkiye positions itself as a key connector in Central Asia

  15. Putting food systems at the heart of climate dialogue and action

  16. Inflation, incomes and inequality – how can lower-income countries use fiscal policy to the greatest effect?

  17. Shaping the future of climate finance: now or never

  18. Promoting investment for Africa’s industrialisation through economic integration

  19. Can two successive COPs in the MENA region galvanise a clean energy transition?

  20. Maximising DFI impact in the era of climate change