Equity and differentiation in the emerging climate change regime

In the climate change regime, equity and differentiation are two sides of a coin, symbolic concepts that involve comparison among countries. They cannot be addressed by logic alone. They carry political and emotional baggage, touching upon perceptions of national identity based on history and popular myth. by M. Zammit Cutajar read more

A new chapter for the high seas

On January 23rd, within the 9th meeting of the BBNJ Working Group, States took the historic step of agreeing to open negotiations for a new legally binding international agreement on the conservation and sustainable use of marine biodiversity in areas beyond national jurisdiction. IDDRI has actively supported this decision for several years.read more

Beyond-GDP indicators Law passed

The French Parliament passed the bill on beyond-GDP indicators. MP and Bill Committee Chairman Eva Sas said: "IDDRI's work greatly contributed to the adoption of this law. The relevance of its analysis and of its case studies nourished the debate, demonstrating the relevance of these indicators, and made it clear that France should win back its pionneer position in this debate".read more

A perspective from the Latin America and Caribbean region on climate change

IDDRI jointly prepared with experts from think tanks from Brazil, Argentina, Peru, and Costa Rica a series of publications that analyze technical and political issues in the UN climate change negotiations: climate finance; international adaptation framework; low-carbon and climate-resilient development.read more

Sciences Po-Tsinghua University cooperation agreement

On November 17, 2014, Sciences Po and Tsinghua University, represented by several affiliated research institutes, including IDDRI, signed a cooperation agreement which aims at piloting the Green Economy Initiatives and providing opportunities for cooperation among other centers and schools of the two universities.read more
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