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José Daniel Madrigal currently works as an economics specialist with the Resident Coordinator’s Office of the United Nations in Honduras. Madrigal is a former intern with the Inter-American Dialogue’s Energy, Climate Change & Extractive Industries Program, and he also represents youth climate organizations in his capacity as a member of the Dialogue’s Task Force on Climate Change in the Northern Triangle.
An active member of civil society, Madrigal is the public relations director and a founding member of Sustenta Honduras, a youth climate organization. He also collaborates with other non-profit organizations such as One Young World, Global Youth Climate Network, Climate Reality Project, and Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN).
Madrigal holds a B.A. in Political Science from Tecnológico de Monterrey, México, and a MSc in Urbanization and Development from the London School of Economics and Political Science, where he attended as a Chevening Scholar.
Madrigal was an event speaker at the Dialogue.
Making climate change a central theme of a renewed US focus on the root causes of migration from the Northern Triangle presents an opportunity for the Biden administration to address its border dilemma while simultaneously advancing its climate-related foreign policy goals.