IIED is involved in events throughout the year from international conferences to local workshops and discussions. Each offering insights into the world’s most pressing challenges. Sign up to our events newsletter.

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1-12 November 2021
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Wednesday, 13 October 2021
Development and Climate Days 2021 logo
Tuesday, 9 November and Wednesday, 10 November 2021

Barbara Ward lectures

An event featuring the current generation of outstanding women in development, in honour of IIED's founder and inspirational speaker Barbara Ward  

Communications learning weeks

Bringing together partners from around the world to explore communication strategies, build relationships, and learn about the common challenges we face.

Seminar series

IIED researchers have produced a series of presentations based on their work that challenges established thinking on sustainable development


The ‘Make Change Happen’ podcast provides informal insights into IIED’s work to create positive change and make the complex issues we face more accessible to wider audiences.

Ep 12: Wanted: an inclusive vision of urban recovery from COVID-19

Ep 11: Indigenous knowledge, people and nature – all crucial to Kunming

Ep 10: Loss and damage – recognising climate change costs


Many of our staff write blogs alongside our community of expert guest bloggers

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