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76th Session of the UN's General Assembly

September 20 - 27

The world's leaders are coming together to discuss solutions to some of the world's greatest crises. Our work offers evidence to how we can tackle the injustice and inequalities facing people and planet.

A fair share of climate finance

Wealthy countries missed the target of committing $100 billion a year to address the needs of lower-income countries. They look set to fall short again in 2021. New research each country’s fair share of the climate finance goal.

Read more about the rankings
Long-term climate finance workshop

ODI on Climate change

 - Research report

Making finance flow to adaptation in small-scale agrifood systems: The role of the third long-term goal of the Paris Agreement (Article 2.1 (c))

Article 2.1(c) of the Paris Agreement aims to make finance flows consistent with climate-resilient development. For small-scale agrifood systems, this means bringing together government, small-scale actors and stakeholders across the international climate and food sectors to create a system that supports poverty reduction, food security, nutrition, and healthy natural systems.

Written by Bertha Argueta, Nathaniel Mason et al

 - Research report

Adopting a low-emission and climate-resilient development pathway in Nepal

This report examines Nepal’s progress towards low-carbon and climate-resilient development pathways, asking what institutional barriers exist to financing climate action, how policy, government tools and legislative provisions have addressed climate change and the challenges and opportunities that arise when financing Nepal’s green and inclusive development goals.

 - Research report

Nigeria’s fossil fuel subsidy reforms: the welfare effects on households

While the removal of fossil fuel subsidies paves the way for sustainable growth and the fulfilment of climate change commitments in Nigeria, it has also introduced challenges for the nation’s socio-economic landscape. This report delves into the dynamic interaction between subsidy removal and household welfare, finding that widespread dependence on petrol by Nigerian households meant increased prices resulting from subsidy reform has had a disproportionate effect on lower-income households.

Event: Macro-economic policy for a rainbow recovery

As policy makers convene for the UNGA, it is essential that decisions are informed by the experiences of those in the most vulnerable economies.

We convened researchers and government officials from the Global South to discuss how to drive forward a ‘rainbow recovery’ which is transformative, green and inclusive.

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A New Compact for Resilient Economies and Societies

Sara Pantuliano speaks at WEF's Sustainable Development Impact Summit on how the current multilateral structures are not delivering. "Coalitions must use the transformative power of technology to help the world’s most vulnerable."

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Delivering the global reset

Our challenge to decision-makers and thought leaders to think differently and achieve radical yet realistic measures for systemic change.

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ODI on Human rights

ODI on Humanitarian

 - Briefing/policy paper

ERICC Policy Brief: The Politics and (incoherence) of education in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh

This brief summarises the sources of education system (in)coherences in Cox’s Bazar, drawing out the links between sector operations and the key actors’ de facto incentives and capacities, and illustrates the value of understanding how these political economy drivers shape the contours of plausible reforms to improve education coherence in emergencies.

Social protection response to Covid-19 and beyond

This research project examines social protection measures adopted since the onset of the pandemic, with the aims of promoting policy learning and helping ensure countries are better equipped with inclusive, adaptive and sustainable social protection systems moving forward.

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