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.
- Female genital mutilation or cutting, is more than circumcision. The procedure calls for partial or full removal of the female genitalia (like castration for a man). The practice is widespread. #EndFGM by educating those around you that this practice causes lifelong pain and tremendous health complications: UNFPA | UN Women 31 minutes ago
- There are 1.2 million Syrian refugees in Jordan. 4,000-5,000 cross into Jordan every month while 20,000 wait for permission to enter at the border. Host countries are facing an enormous strain on resources while Syrian refugees continue to face risks such as domestic violence and abuse. Put a name and a life story to a face in our #SyrianVoices photo blog series: 2 hours ago
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