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  • Policy Brief
    Weighing up the Environmental Cooperation Agreement under the Canada-United States-Mexico Agreement

    Weighing up the Environmental Cooperation Agreement under the Canada-United States-Mexico Agreement

    Trade agreements can have important environmental effects. We take a look at what’s old, what’s new and what’s noteworthy in the Canada–United States–Mexico Agreement when it comes to the environment. Read More
  • Report
    2018 IGF Annual Report

    2018 IGF Annual Report

    The IGF 2018 annual report dives into our commitment to making sure mining’s benefits are not just shared but leveraged for sustainable development by our 69 member countries. Read More
  • Policy Brief
    sNAPshot: Colombia’s Progress in Developing a National Monitoring and Evaluation System for Climate Change Adaptation

    sNAPshot: Colombia’s Progress in Developing a National Monitoring and Evaluation System for Climate Change Adaptation

    This NAP Global Network sNAPshot describes the development of the National Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) system for adaptation in Colombia and shares lessons learned and the next steps in the process. Read More
  • Blog
    As Members Debate WTO Reform, What Lies Ahead for 2019?

    As Members Debate WTO Reform, What Lies Ahead for 2019?

    The international trade community is returning to action in what promises to be a jam-packed year that could set the stage for an overhaul of the World Trade Organization. Read More
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    How Integrated Vulnerability Assessments Support NAP Processes in the Pacific Region

    How Integrated Vulnerability Assessments Support NAP Processes in the Pacific Region

    This briefing note highlights the significance of the integrated vulnerability assessment (IVA) framework to the NAP processes underway in three Pacific island states: Kiribati, Tuvalu and the Solomon Islands. Read More
  • Blog
    How Will Cannabis Legalization Affect our Fresh Water?

    How Will Cannabis Legalization Affect our Fresh Water?

    The world’s freshwater laboratory is a very busy field station these days—with ongoing studies examining Read More

  • Blog
    CEO Transition

    CEO Transition

    Scott Vaughan ends his tenure as President and CEO of IISD, having set the organization up for future success, growth and relevance. Read More
  • Blog
    Reducing IIA Risks to Climate Change Rules Using Permits

    Reducing IIA Risks to Climate Change Rules Using Permits

    The purchase of Washington Gas holds important developments for permitting foreign investment without hampering the growth of climate change regulations. Read More
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    Background Document: Legal Framework of Environmental and Social Impact Assessment in the Mining Sector

    Background Document: Legal Framework of Environmental and Social Impact Assessment in the Mining Sector

    This background document identifies the issues and problems related to the legal framework of ESIAs and related plans in the legal framework of mineral resource-rich countries. Read More
  • Blog
    Trade Can be a Driver of Climate Action

    Trade Can be a Driver of Climate Action

    CETA, the landmark trade agreement between the EU and Canada, holds established best practices for trade-accelerated climate action, Bernice Lee and Scott Vaughan argue as the business, civil society and policy communities gather in Brussels to consider how to merge trade and climate action. Read More