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Climate action: ending 'business as usual'

#GlobalChallenges debate

While much of the focus at the Paris climate conference this December will be on states’ obligations, non-state actors are already responding to the challenge of climate change. Mary Robinson led a high-level panel debate on the role that businesses, finance and cities are playing in reaching zero net emissions.

Mary Robinson speaking at #GlobalChallenges debate on climate action
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Ghana rising: progress on political voice

New research

Ghana's successful transition to multi-party democracy has contributed to improvements in health, education and other services.

Soldier on patrol in Somalia © IRIN

Conflict and humanitarian response

Senior-level course

A new ODI/LSE course this summer offers senior professionals the chance to learn and reflect on critical issues in responding to humanitarian crises.

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