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.
Mr. Nik Sekhran is the Director for Sustainable Development in the Bureau for Policy and Programme Support. In this role, he oversees work on development planning, inclusive sustainable growth, livelihoods and economic recovery, environment and natural resources management.
- Escaping an abusive marriage is hard enough. Walking away in Afghanistan where women have very little legal space to do so is like climbing Mt. Everest. On the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, see how Amena walked away from a violent marriage using information she learned through our legal aid services: UNDP Afghanistan | #OrangetheWorld | #16Days about an hour ago
- The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change estimates 20 million people will be displaced in Bangladesh in the coming five years. As you read this, more Bengalis are heading Dhaka, the capital, to escape climate change and find better oppportunities. How does all this affect the city? Read our #Voices2Paris finalist Sohara's winning story: #COP21 4 hours ago
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