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Winning entry of ‘My Story’ competition says extreme weather affects Mexican festivals

Carmen Carmona
6 December 2014

As part of the Development & Climate Days 2014 Story and Sound Art Competition, the organisers invited entrants to describe: “How is climate change affecting your family, your life, your work?  Tell us your story of dealing with the impacts of climate change in your everyday life.” The winner of the ‘My Story’ category was Carmen Carmona of Mexico, with her description of how climate change affects her celebration of Mexican festivals.

On the eve of Sunday’s Tunisian presidential election, contested for the first time by a female candidate, we release a new case study detailing how and why progress in women’s empowerment in Tunisia has been made.

Iván Martín

Iván Martín

Iván is a Senior Research Fellow at the Barcelona Centre for International Affairs (CIDOB).

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Youth and the global development agenda

Iván Martín
20 November 2014

As the Sustainable Development Goals approach agreement, Iván Martín has concerns about the place of youth in the otherwise ambitious agenda being proposed. He argues that development must offer youth more than just economic prospects, with employability alone being no substitue for developing meaningful social and political prospects.


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