The Speakers Corner helps connect think tanks, academia, the media and the public to a diverse group of experts who can speak to UNDP’s commitment to “empower lives” and build "resilient nations.” Our experts speak several languages and are located around the world, representing the organization’s global presence. They can be contacted on the following areas of UNDP’s work such as: sustainable development, democratic governance and peacebuilding, and climate and disaster resilience.
- A bakery operated by 10 best friends who bear the physical and emotional scars of surviving ISIS. Meet the Yazidi women from Iraqi Kurdistan--one of the few who survived rape, sexual slavery, torture and violence after ISIS attacked Yazidi communities at Sinjar in the summer of 2014, in what has been called by global media as an attempt to erase an entire culture through genocide. #ShareHumanity | World Humanitarian Summit 15 hours ago
- 25-year-old Yesenia left school at the age of 18. Her parents couldn't support her so she went straight to work instead of college. She's now a single mother of two and is learning new trade skills through our project. Loooking back, Yesenia pointed out that lack of opportunities, lack of money, and limited options to study that youth face must be addressed to tackle root causes of inequality and poverty: Yesterday AT 02:11 PM
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