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for 2015-5

Event: Three Steps to a Zero-Carbon Future

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28 May 2015

In her lecture, Marianne Fay, Chief Economist of the Climate Change Group at The World Bank and one of the authors of the Report, presents the main findings and recommendations. The report provides data, examples and policy advice to help put countries on a smooth path to decarbonizing their development.

Kick-off meeting: Breaking the vicious circle between poverty and ill-health

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19 May 2015

The research consortium on “Breaking the vicious circle between Poverty and Ill-health” held a kick off workshop on 13 and 14 May 2015 in Nairobi, Kenya.

EUSA_ID Mid-term meeting took place in Bochum

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19 May 2015

From 22-25 April the EUSA_ID Mid-term meeting took place at the Ruhr-University of Bochum, Germany.

Panel Discussion: Transformations in the Middle East and North Africa

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11 May 2015

EADI is a cooperating partner in a panel discussion taking place on 11 May 2015 on the topic “Transformations in the Middle East and North Africa: The Youth as Key to a Successful Future” organised by EuroConsult Research & Education, the University of Bonn and the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ).

European Report on Development 2015: Combining Finance and Policies to Implement a Transformative Post-2015 Development Agenda

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11 May 2015

Overseas Development Institute (ODI), German Development Institute (DIE), European Centre for Development Policy Management (ECDPM), University of Athens, Southern Voice Network

The report’s main message is that finance alone will not be sufficient to promote and achieve the post-2015 development agenda. Policies also matter. Indeed, they are fundamental. Appropriate and coherent policies will ensure that finance is used effectively to achieve results and that it is not wasted or underused. Good policies will also help to ensure that more finance is mobilised as success breeds further success.

Political Economy of International Climate Finance: Navigating Decisions in PPCR and SREP

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07 May 2015

International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED); Authors: Neha Rai et al.

This working paper explores how countries can enhance their ‘climate finance readiness’ by understanding their internal political economy. Studies in three countries reveal how actors’ various ideas and incentives influence their choices and decisions on climate finance projects. Understanding how these factors interact — understanding the political economy — can help policymakers manage expectations and stakeholder risks early on, prioritise equitable climate finance investments and fashion a consensus from divergent ideas.

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