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- DocumentHeinrich Böll Foundation - European Union, 2016The Paris Agreement is ground breaking yet contradictory. In an era of fractured multilateralism it achieved above and beyond what was considered politically possible – yet it stopped far short of what is necessary to stop dangerous climate change.Document
The role of human rights in climate change adaptation: evidence from civil society in Cambodia and KenyaDanish Institute for International Studies, 2014Inconsistent climate change policies increase the vulnerability of marginalised populations and lead to resource conflicts. A human rights-based approach can help protect the adaptive capacities of climate vulnerable populations.Document
Decentralized climate change responses in Uganda: climate change adaptation lacks local government fundingDanish Institute for International Studies, 2015Local governments in Uganda are the most appropriate level for implementing national climate change adaptation and mitigation policies. They provide the best institutional interface between local people’s aspiration and international investments, national policies and civil society initiatives.DocumentSouth African Institute of International Affairs, 2016It can be difficult for subnational governments and cities to acquire a place at the negotiating table for international climate events, such as UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) gatherings. This is despite the fact that subnational governments are often best placed to implement the outcomes of climate change negotiations.DocumentSouth African Institute of International Affairs, 2016A country well-endowed in terms of population, natural resources andgeographic size, Nigeria’s post-independence foreign policy has beenDocument
Monitoring and evaluation mechanisms for South-South and Triangular Development Cooperation: lessons from Brazil for the 2030 agendaUnited Nations Development Programme, 2016In the past 15 years, South-South development cooperation (SSDC)1 and triangular development cooperation (TrC) have been growing in prominence as a result of an increase in resources, geographical reach andDocumentUnited Nations Development Programme, 2016International organizations have played a crucial role in this process by supporting the diffusion and transfer of social protection policies. However, the role of South-South Cooperation partners cannot be underestimated. Brazil’s development trajectory in the last decade has drawn the world’s attention to the country’s social protection and food and nutritional security policies.DocumentInstitute of Peace and Conflict Studies, India, 2016Since its inception in 2005, the annual index produced by the Washington DC-based Fund for Peace has ranked 178 countries based on measures of their stability and the pressures they face.DocumentAfrobarometer, 2016Colonies can be roughly differentiated into directly ruled or “settler” colonies that often reproduced systems of governance used in Europe and were administered in a highly centralized and bureaucratic form, and indirectly ruled colonies that outsourced local governance to “traditional” indigenous authorities.DocumentAfrobarometer, 2016More than half of all Africans today live in functioning multi-party electoral democracies that are demonstrably freer than the military or one-party regimes that previously dominated the continent.