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.
- In Central Asia, the main causes of migration is lack of economic opportunity in their home country or hometown. New UNDP in Europe and Central Asia report explores migration patterns and remittances in Central Asia: Talk to us: what are the key drivers of migration in your country? Economic? War or armed violence such as gang violence? 53 minutes ago
- On the International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction, a little #ABCdev for you ahead of the big Climate Summit in November: GLOF? What is that? Why, in the land of UN acronyms, it stands for "glacial lake outburst flood." Communities living in the Himalayas are extremely vulnerable to floods that happen when glacial lakes made by melting glaciers burst into the valleys below. Read about our work with affected communities in reducing this risk: #IDDR2015 | #COP21 4 hours ago
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