The sharp increase in climate shocks is threatening the lives of millions of people in the Global South. While these countries contributed least to global warming they are already bearing the biggest brunt. Project examples demonstrate how humanitarian aid and development cooperation can operate in conjunction to assist the most vulnerable in adapting to the new climate reality.
Although artistic freedom is enshrined in one of UNESCO's conventions, prospects for living out one's culture through artistic expression are under attack – all over the world. Yet it is precisely this area that has major potential to help foster social change, pluralistic societies and sustainable development.