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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: poverty reduction, democratic governance, crisis prevention and recovery, environment and energy, HIV and AIDS and women's empowerment.
Jessica Faieta is UN Assistant Secretary-General and UNDP Director for Latin America and the Caribbean since May 2014. Previously she held the position of Deputy Assistant Administrator and Deputy Director of the Regional Bureau for Latin America and the Caribbean since October 2012.Read More
George Gray Molina is the Chief Economist in the Bureau for Latin America and the Caribbean in New York. He is currently working on poverty and inequality research in the region, middle income challenges and measurement of subjective well-being.Read More
Freddy Justiniano-Flores is an economist and currently serves as acting Director the Regional Centre for Latin America and the Caribbean, based in Panama. Freddy joined UNDP in 1987, and throughout his career he has served as Chief of the Latin America and the Caribbean Resource Facility, Coordinator of the Regional Programme, and Coordinator of the UNDP Latin America and the Caribbean Strategic Monitoring and Support Unit in New York. Read More