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Hotter Planet, Humanitarian Crisis

The world is currently enduring an unprecedented combination of climate-related crises. We are living through what will almost certainly be the hottest year on record, and have faced one of the
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The Learning Generation: Domestic Tax and Education

Globally there are some fundamental challenges in education –with 121 million primary or lower secondary age children out of school (EFAGMR 2015) and 250 million children who are in school but not
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Financing Matters

This toolkit aims to support civil society organisations and education activists across low- and middle-income countries to advocate and campaign on issues related to financing for education, as a
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Malawi’s tax treaties: from independence to 2015

What’s a tax treaty?A tax treaty is an agreement between two countries to divide up and limit each country’s’ taxing rights. Among other things, tax treaties regulate when a country can or can’t tax

Resilience handbook

The Resilience Handbook aims to help us think, plan and implement our work in a way that helps to reduce people’s vulnerability and to build their resilience to a range of hazards, shocks, stresses
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Not Ready, Still Waiting

Governments must urgently improve gender policies to stand a chance of achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) on inequalities. As yet, governments in developing countries do not have the
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Resilience Building: A guide to flood, cyclone, earthquake, drought and safe schools programming

Disasters, climate change impacts and conflicts affect millions of people every year. They destroy livelihoods and cause huge and often irreversible damage to the economic, social and cultural fabric
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A new EU sustainable bioenergy policy

The European Commission has announced that it will propose a new and improved bioenergy sustainability policy for the use of biomass in heating, electricity and transport as part of its Climate and
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What the Education Financing Commission should recommend

The International Commission on Financing Global Education Opportunity was set up following the Oslo Education Summit on 6th July 2015. Indeed, it was a specific recommendation made in a paper by the
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Through a Different Lens: ActionAid’s Resilience Framework

Over the past few decades, it has become increasingly clear that conflicts and disasters are affecting the poorest and most vulnerable people in greatest numbers. They often face a complex array of