Tag: <span>United Nations</span>

Failure is a Badge of Honor: Leadership at the United Nations

The United Nations (UN) is a leading organization addressing complex and interdisciplinary issues on a global scale. My key areas of interests focused on by the UN are conflict, disaster response, environmental security, peacekeeping, and cooperation. During my internship experience at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars in Washington, …

Towards A Pollution-Free Planet: National Climate Seminar with Fatou Ndoye

Pollution kills over 9 million people¬†every year, and every day billions more live without access to clean water. In less than a month, the world’s leading authority on environmental issues will meet to determine ways we might meet this challenge. The upcoming United Nations Environment Programme Assembly in Nairobi will …

Learning to Adapt: Promoting Climate Change Adaptation at UNDP

From my workstation in a fourth-floor office of the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific, a 50-foot-long bank of windows offers sweeping views of the Old Bangkok district: Alongside oil-slicked canals and rain-stained shop houses, modern Buddhist temples adorned with glass-mosaic facades and horn-like golden …