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City Leaders Must Prioritize Climate Resilience of Vulnerable Communities

  • Cities
  • Climate Resilience
  • climate change
  • poverty
Penjaringan, North Jakarta, Indonesia
  • Cities
  • Climate Resilience
  • climate change
  • poverty

Ensuring a "Just Transition": 5 Priorities to Make Climate Action Benefit Low-Income and Disadvantaged Groups

  • Climate
  • COP25
  • Paris Agreement
  • climate policy
  • Climate Equity
  • Equity & Governance
  • Gender
  • poverty
  • Indigenous Peoples & Local Communities
A youth group marching in Paris, with a banner that says "climate justice = social justice." Photo by Andreas Link/Young FoEE
  • Climate
  • COP25
  • Paris Agreement
  • climate policy
  • Climate Equity
  • Equity & Governance
  • Gender
  • poverty
  • Indigenous Peoples & Local Communities

Chile’s Protests Offer Lessons on Social Inequality and Climate Action

  • Climate
  • COP25
  • Climate Equity
  • climate change
  • human rights
  • poverty
Protests in Santiago, Chile
  • Climate
  • COP25
  • Climate Equity
  • climate change
  • human rights
  • poverty

To Fix City Slums, Don't Just Knock Them Down: Involve Residents in Upgrading Efforts

  • Cities
  • Towards a More Equal City
  • housing
  • poverty
  • public participation
View of one of the many informal settlements the city of Surabaya, Indonesia has upgraded since the 1960s with input and participation from residents. Photo by Peter Edelman.
  • Cities
  • Towards a More Equal City
  • housing
  • poverty
  • public participation
  • Climate Resilience
  • climate change
  • poverty

4 Big Reasons Why Land Rights Matter

  • Paris Agreement
  • human rights
  • land rights
  • poverty
  • sustainable development goals
  • Indigenous Peoples & Local Communities
A farmer in Babati, Tanzania.
  • Paris Agreement
  • human rights
  • land rights
  • poverty
  • sustainable development goals
  • Indigenous Peoples & Local Communities

Death of Honduran Activist Berta Cáceres Underscores the Need for Environmental Democracy

  • environmental democracy
  • human rights
  • land rights
  • poverty
  • Indigenous Peoples & Local Communities
Berta Cáceres works with the people of Rio Blanco to set up a road blockade in protest of a dam.
  • environmental democracy
  • human rights
  • land rights
  • poverty
  • Indigenous Peoples & Local Communities

LandMark: Protecting Indigenous and Community Lands by Making Them Visible

  • Sustainable Development Goal 10
  • human rights
  • land rights
  • mapping
  • poverty
Up to 65% of the world's land is held by Indigenous Peoples and communities. Photo by Jane Boles/Flickr
  • Sustainable Development Goal 10
  • human rights
  • land rights
  • mapping
  • poverty

Sustainable Development Goals: Setting a New Course for People and Planet

  • poverty
  • low carbon development
  • sustainable development goals
  • United Nations
The unveiling of the Sustainable Development Goals next week will be a milestone moment for our collective future. Photo by US Mission to the United Nations Agencies in Rome/Flickr
  • poverty
  • low carbon development
  • sustainable development goals
  • United Nations

The World Bank’s New Strategy: A Call for Equity and Sustainability

  • Finance
  • poverty
  • low carbon development
  • multilateral development banks
The World Bank's two new goals focus on ending extreme poverty and fostering shared prosperity. Photo credit: Jankie, Flickr
  • Finance
  • poverty
  • low carbon development
  • multilateral development banks
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Uganda: Percentage of Households That Cannot Afford Soap, 2002

  • Equity & Governance
  • poverty
  • Equity & Governance
  • poverty
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Uganda: Percentage of Households Relying on Open Sources of Drinking Water, 2002

  • Equity & Governance
  • poverty
  • Freshwater
  • Equity & Governance
  • poverty
  • Freshwater
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Uganda: Density of Households Without Improved Sanitation Facilities, 2002

  • Equity & Governance
  • poverty
  • sanitation
  • Equity & Governance
  • poverty
  • sanitation
Data
  • Equity & Governance
  • poverty
  • sanitation
Silhouettes of children playing swing in turbine wind park at sunset