Articles by The Democracy Center Staff

COP20 Gender Day – What does genuine, legitimate participation by women look like?


Leny Olivera writing from Lima, where the Democracy Center is hosting a photo exhibition at the People’s Climate Summit, based on our photo-documentary Climate Change is About…Women.

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On The Ground And In The Boardrooms – Strategies For Connecting Frontline Struggles With Corporate Capture Of Climate Policy

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LATEST REPORT Corporate Conquistadors: The Many Ways Multinationals Both Drive and Profit from Climate Change

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Democracy Center team at the COP20 and the People’s Summit in Lima this week


On-the-ground coverage from around the COP20 all week from the DC team in Lima. Stay tuned to this blog page and follow/connect @DemocracyCenter

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Climate Change is About…Women


A multi-layered photo documentary project exploring the interrelations between violence, resilience and climate change in the lives of four women in a peri-urban Bolivian community.

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Cambio Climático es…hablar de Mujeres

Visite el micrositio: Cambio Climático es…hablar de Mujeres Visit the microsite: Climate Change is About…Women Estamos en Lima para el Cumbre de los Pueblos, coincidiendo con el COP20. Entre muchas otras cosas, visite la exposición de estas fotos en el Parque …

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Getting Action Beyond New York: Shifting the Focus to the South


There is an opportunity afoot to strengthen justice and global South representation in the climate movement (and here are a couple of resources to help us do it)

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Making the Case for Hope, Strategy and Cold War Thinking: Reflections on NYC Climate Week

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A collection of articles and interviews that capture thinking on the issues surrounding the People’s Climate March in September 2014, both before and after it took place.

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Getting Action: Strategic lines of ATTAC at the Summer University


Thomas Mc Donagh reports back from the ESU where solid strategies were both discussed and implemented.

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Report: Movement Strategies for Moving Mountains


In a new report based on in-depth conversations with activists worldwide we explore opportunities for strategic climate action around COP20 in Lima and beyond.

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Getting Action Strategy Check: Confronting ‘corporate super-rights’ in the TTIP


Two seasoned campaigners look at the story so far in confronting ISDS mechanisms in trade deals like the TTIP.

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