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.
- Lessons from sovereign debt crises and the past year of crises. Taking a risk-informed approach to the way governments generate income and budget for financial revenue and staff expertise. Reviewing the way aid organizations and donors decide on which development project budgets and policies to fund. How can development financial policy prepare countries to manage unexpected shocks and risks? 3 hours ago
- "In the years ahead, one of the biggest risks to the people of the Pacific region will be natural disasters," says our Chief Helen Clark at the World Humanitarian Summit consultations in Auckland, New Zealand. She and other participants are discussing what aid priorities will boost human development in the region after 2015. Read more about her three priorities on disaster risks: 4 hours ago
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