IIED is involved in events throughout the year from international conferences to local workshops and discussions. Each offering insights into the world’s most pressing challenges. Sign up to our events newsletter.

Barbara Ward lectures

An event featuring the current generation of outstanding women in development, in honour of IIED's founder and inspirational speaker Barbara Ward  

Communications learning weeks

Bringing together partners from around the world to explore communication strategies, build relationships, and learn about the common challenges we face.

Host your event at IIED

The Meeting Place at IIED is a flexible space for up to 35 delegates, while our cafe-club area offers a relaxing breakout and refreshment area.


The ‘Make Change Happen’ podcast provides informal insights into IIED’s work to create positive change and make the complex issues we face more accessible to wider audiences.

Episode 7: Shared vulnerabilities? Connecting climate and health in cities

Episode 6: Reimagining refugee futures: cities, not camps?

Episode 5: What makes a sustainable diet? And who decides?


Many of our staff write blogs alongside our community of expert guest bloggers

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