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6 December 2017
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5 December 2017

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28 November 2017
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13 November 2017

Commentary: Climate policies should address gendered impacts of climate change including effects on women's health

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11 October 2017

IFC's accountability mechanism releases approach to reprisals which addresses vulnerable individuals in its process

Author: Compliance Advisor Ombudsman (CAO)

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5 October 2017

Report: 530,000 Syrian children remain out of education in Turkey, Lebanon, and Jordan; work permits required to reduce poverty-related barriers to education

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28 September 2017

Nestlé’s initiative to help 10 million young people access economic opportunities in line with UN SDGs

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20 September 2017

Predatory business practices connected to rise in attacks on defenders & threat to global development goals

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7 June 2017

EU: NGOs criticize new development cooperation framework as too oriented towards security, commercial & migration objectives

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