October 31, 2017
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Cities concentrate 54% of the world population (approximately 4000 million people), more than 70% of the world's GDP and more than 80% of world's CO2. 

A city is a physical and tangible reality, but also a social construction. The right to a city is understood as a place and possibility to develop human rights where its complexity and miscenegation must be considered.

On October 31st we celebrate World Cities Day and we must emphasize the importance of understanding its functioning in order to combat the most rising challenges the world faces: poverty, equ...

October 19, 2017
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Posted by NCID

Este artículo fue publicado originalmente el 19 de octubre de 2017 en la sección Planeta Futuro del diario El País. El autor es el investigador junior del Navarra Center for International Development David Soler Crespo. A continuación se reproduce parcialmente el artículo. Puede consultar el artículo original aquí.

Para cuando llegue el momento en el que su hijo aprenda a gatear, decenas de miles de bebés habrán fallecido en Nigeria. Tan solo...

October 17, 2017
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Dr. Arinze Nwokolo presented his thesis Essays in Development Economics: On Civil Conflict in Nigeria last Monday 16th of October at the University of Navarra. His doctoral study focused on the economic costs of the three-front conflict in Nigeria: the oil in the south, the Boko Haram in the north and the Fulani in the middle belt of the country.

Almost three-quarters of Nigeria’s GDP relies on the oil industry. In such a highly dependent country on the oil industry, attacks on both onshore and offshore oil infrastructure pose a serious threat to the economy. “I wante...