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BLOG: "There is not one woman alive who does not work for a better quality of life for her children" --> https://www.iied.org/harnessing-metoo-momentum-drive-climate-action

Former UNFCCC executive secretary Christiana Figueres has called on women and girls across the world to channel the energy behind the #MeToo movement to bolster the global fight against climate change: "May we shout out: #MeToo I am taking a stand. #MeToo I am claiming my leadership. #MeToo I am leading the way."
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HIRING: We're looking for a Principal Researcher to join our Human Settlements group, and a Senior Researcher to join our Climate Change group.

Find out more about both roles and apply on the IIED website --> https://www.iied.org/jobs
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BLOG: Climate finance is not being invested at the volume and scale needed to enable vulnerable communities across the world to respond effectively to the impacts of climate change. IIED researcher Sam Greene discusses some of the innovations that are 'aggregating' finance, recipients or information together to help money to flow to where it matters.

Read 'What is 'aggregation' and how can it get climate finance working for the most vulnerable?' --> https://www.iied.org/what-aggregation-how-can-it-get-climate-finance-working-for-most-vulnerable
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BLOG: On World Refugee Day, senior researcher Diane Archer looks at how one city in Africa is exploring ways to support its refugee and migrant population.

Read 'Kampala sets example for how cities can help refugees' --> https://www.iied.org/kampala-sets-example-for-how-cities-can-help-refugees
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BARBARA WARD LECTURE: Tonight Gro Harlem Brundtland will deliver the 2018 Barbara Ward Lecture - the biennial lecture that celebrates outstanding women in development.

She will be speaking on her engagement with sustainable development over the last three decades, her assessment of the current situation and what measures need to be taken to ensure the success of the Sustainable Development Goals and the wider development agenda in the coming years.

Watch the livestream from 6:45pm (BST) --> www.iied.org/BW2018
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EVENTS: It's been a great week of sharing, collaboration and finding climate solutions at CBA12. You can find updates of everything that went on throughout the week at https://www.iied.org/cba12-daily-updates.

Next week we'll be discussing climate adaptation again at Adaptation Futures - check out what we'll be up to --> https://www.iied.org/iied-adaptation-futures
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CBA12 is well underway, kicking off today with the Gender Talanoa dialogue.

Are women empowered to make decisions on climate change? If we look at the stats on who's involved in decision making structures, how many are women, how many are men? Critical questions from Stella Gama that will be tackled today. Follow along on Twitter at #CBA12 --> https://twitter.com/search?q=%23CBA12&src=typd
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Happy #WorldOceansDay!

Head over to Twitter to read the full discussion from our #OceanHour chat last week --> https://twitter.com/i/moments/1004018936181067778
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ANNUAL REPORT: IIED builds a fairer and more sustainable world by amplifying marginalised voices, challenging unsustainable policy and practice with evidence and analysis, and promoting debate on key challenges for our common future.

Read the report --> https://www.iied.org/iied-annual-report-2017-2018
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BLOG: A year after President Donald Trump pulled the United States out of the landmark Paris Agreement climate accord, IIED Director Andrew Norton says the world still needs the US to effectively tackle climate change --> https://www.iied.org/one-year-trump-quitting-paris-agreement-rallied-action-we-still-need-us
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