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Mar 15 / BARD CEP

Alumni Internship: United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs – New York City




Organization: United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA) Small Island Developing States (SIDS)

Location: New York, New York

Desciption: Mission Statement: DESA’s mission – to promote development for all – reflects a fundamental concern for equity and equality in countries large and small, developed and developing.

SIDS Policy & Practice is a knowledge management project on UN and intergovernmental activities addressing small island developing States (SIDS), managed by the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) Reporting Services.

Issue Areas – Action Issues

  • Land
  • Chemicals and Wastes
  • Forests
  • Water and Sanitation
  • Sustainable Energy
  • Climate Change
  • Biodiversity
  • Social Development
  • Development Policy

Student Name and Class Year: Nana Poku Sam, MS ’05

*If you are interested in getting in touch with this student/alum, please contact Caroline Ramaley,

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