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    How can Bangladesh's private sector engage with the Green Climate Fund?

    Climate and Development Knowledge Network, 2016
    The Green Climate Fund (GCF) helps developing countries achieve their ambition for low-carbon resilient development. Although Bangladesh’s private sector has shown interest in seizing the opportunities offered, it lacks the knowledge to access the fund.
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    How are young people in South Africa using mobile phones to bridge healthcare gaps?

    University of Durham, 2015
    Young people account for 30% of the population in South Africa, with just under 15 million young people aged 10 – 24 years.
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    Hope dries up? Women and girls coping with drought and climate change

    CARE International, 2016
    The current drought in Mozambique has a disproportionate impact on women and girls. Unequal power relations, gender inequalities and discrimination mean that women and girls are often hardest hit during a crisis and will take longer to recover. Women and girls experience vulnerability different to men.
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    Climate finance briefing: gender and climate finance

    Overseas Development Institute, 2016
    Women, who form the majority of the world’s 2 billion poorest people, are often disproportionally affected by climate change impacts as a result of persisting gender norms and discriminations.
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    Seizing the momentum: displacement on the global climate change agenda

    Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre, 2016
    The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) raised the prospect of significant displacement and migration as major human impacts of global warming as early as 1990. Research on the issue has grown exponentially since, and its importance is increasingly recognised in international discourse, policy and action emanating from the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC).
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    Climate-induced migration and displacement: closing the policy gap

    Overseas Development Institute, 2016
    Some credible recommendations on how to manage climate-induced migration and displacement have emerged in recent years, yet overall, the international policy response is incomplete. In particular, there is no comprehensive international framework or set of national policy instruments for addressing climate-induced migration (whether ‘forced’ or ‘voluntary’) where extensive risk is increasing.
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    Burning land, burning the climate: the biofuel industry's capture of EU bioenergy policy

    Oxfam, 2016
    There is overwhelming evidence of the harm caused by the European Union’s current bioenergy policy to people in developing countries, to the climate and to Europe’s own sustainable development. The policy is on a collision course with the Paris climate agreement and United Nations 2030 Sustainable Development Goals.
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    Mobilizing private finance: Unlocking the potential of Rwanda's businesses to drive climate change adaptation

    Stockholm Environment Institute, 2016
    There is a strong expectation that the private sector will provide a large share of the US$100 billion per year in climate finance that world leaders have pledged to mobilize by 2020 under the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). Globally in 2014, two-thirds of the US$361 billion in financial flows relevant for mitigation in 2014 came from the private sector.
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    Addressing climate change in national urban policy: a policy guide for low-carbon and climate-resilient urban development

    United Nations Human Settlements Programme, 2016
    National Urban Policy is a tool for government and other stakeholders that can assist with achieving more sustainable urban development. It also facilitates an enabling environment that allows stakeholders to take advantage of urban opportunity. How to address climate change in cities and human settlements represents one of the most pressing challenges facing urban policy-makers today.
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    Hotter planet, humanitarian crisis: El Niño, the “new normal” and the need for climate justice

    ActionAid International, 2016
    In April 2016, almost a year after the first strong warnings were issued, as water sources dried up and crops withered across much of the world, and as UN humanitarian experts predicted that up to 100 million people would need international humanitarian relief, world leaders met at UN headquarters in New York to celebrate the official signing ceremony of the Paris Agreement.

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