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  Lourdes Arizpe  
   
 
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Lourdes Arizpe (1945- ) was assistant director-general for culture at UNESCO (1994-98), a member of the World Commission on Culture and Development and director of the UNESCO World Culture Report (1998 and 2001). Since the 1970s she has worked as a consultant for ILO and UNDP and was a member of the Advisory Group for Social Affairs for Latin America and the Caribbean Regions for the World Bank. A Mexican national, she was educated at the London School of Economics and the National School of Anthropology of Mexico, and she received Fulbright-Hays and Guggenheim grants. President of the International Social Science Council and formerly vice-president of the Society for International Development, her most recent publication is Culture and Global Change.

 

 
   
 
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