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IIED into the 3rd Millennium A strategic review November 2002
Document begins: IIED into the 3rd Millennium A strategic review November 2002 Mary Hobley and Gabor Bruszt Acknowledgements We would like to thank the staff of IIED for their enthusiasm and openness during this review. Most of the insight, understanding and areas for change reported here emerged from individual and collective discussion with staff. We would also like to thank all those people we contacted through face-to-face interviews, email and telephone who provided insights into how IIED is perceived and understood in the wider environment. The views and interpretations within this report are those of the authors and do not necessarily represent those of either IIED or Sida. Executive Summary Sida Review of The International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED) `If IIED didn't exist, we would need to invent it' `no organisation anywhere does a better job of combining analysis and getting out the thoughtful global environmental policy message to broader groups' Introduction IIED was founded in 1971. Its first task was to prepare for the Stockholm environment conference which pioneered the concept of sustainable development. A close relationship with Sweden has been maintained ever since. There have been periodic reviews of IIED's work, role and capacity, funded by Sida, ...