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.
- What's more important than celebrity gossip at the MTV Video Music Awards or manicured Hollywood lawns? What about climate change? The governor of a district in Papua New Guinea have declared a state of emergency due to water shortages as hospitals, schools and mines shut down. The water shortages follow frost and drought that destroyed staple crops such as sweet potatoes. #ClimateChange | #COP21 2 hours ago
- In Kenya, wildlife poaching poses a great threat to rural Kenyans' safety, security and local economy. From regular stand-offs with elephants over grazing land, the Maasai people become guardians of elephants and other wildlife: UNDP Kenya | #EndWildlifeCrime 2 hours ago
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