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Think Change episode 5: how can global feminists help fight back on Roe?

What does overturning Roe vs Wade mean for people living beyond US borders? We discuss the international aftershocks of the news that this 1973 Supreme Court decision is likely to be overturned.

ODI on Ukraine

Ukraine exposes Europe's fractured narratives on refugees – but once again cities step up

National governments' responses to Ukrainian refugees are out-of-step with the general public's attitudes towards migration, but cities are leading the way.

With all eyes on Ukraine, is humanitarian support to the Horn of Africa crisis missing in action?

With media attention and humanitarian agencies focused on Russia's invasion of Ukraine, the famine in the Horn of Africa is being overlooked. Resources must be redirected to where they are more urgently needed.

Drought and food security crisis in the Horn of Africa: HPG roundtable communiqué | 7 June 2022

Urgent messaging on the food security crisis in the Horn of Africa and the actions needed immediately to respond to this.

Aid vs. solidarity: the role of humanitarian aid in national responses to Ukrainian refugees

This webinar explores the role of international humanitarian aid in supporting Ukrainian refugees, in a context where some European countries hosting them are providing generous and comprehensive assistance.

An opposition of values: Russian independent journalism after 24th February

Despite significant obstacles, journalists are exploring new ways to reach Russian audiences, innovating in their methods and messaging.

In Publications

Youth economic security, skills and empowerment in Jordan

In 2021 there were more than 25 million refugees globally, with Syrians accounting for around a quarter and more than half under the age of 18.

Abortion access and Colombia's legacy of civil war: between reproductive violence and reproductive governance

In 2022, Colombia decriminalised abortion, making it ostensibly a site of progressive abortion politics. 

Inclusion and exclusion in displacement and peacebuilding responses in Mindanao, Philippines: falling through the cracks

The Philippines is among the countries most heavily affected by internal displacement.

Expert insights

Senior Research Fellow

Gencsu Ipek

Climate and Sustainability, ODI Europe
Latest work
Colombia’s energy transition: 3 opportunities facing President Petro
Senior Research Fellow

Prizzon Annalisa

Development and Public Finance
Latest work
What prospects for aid in 2022 (and beyond)?
Research Officer

Tindall Theo

Politics and Governance
Latest work
An opposition of values: Russian independent journalism after 24th February
Director of Programme, Principle Research Fellow

Willem te Velde Dirk

International Economic Development Group
Latest work
Africa’s economic integration and prospects for UK investors



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