The Global Affairs Speaker Series co-hosted by the Rutgers Division of Global Affairs (DGA) and the Student Association of Global Affairs (SAGA) is back for the Spring 2017 Semester. Join us on January 18th when Dr. Diana Alarcon, Chief of the Development Strategy and Policy Unit in the Development Policy Analysis Division, UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs, will present findings from the 2016 World Economic and Social Survey and talk about "Climate Change Resilience and Inequalities". The talk will take place at 2:30 pm and will be held in the Dana Room, Dana Library (4th floor).
Diana Alarcón is the Chief of the Development Strategy and Policy Analysis Unit of the Development Policy and Analysis Division (DPAD) in the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UN/DESA). She leads the writing team for the World Economic and Social Survey and has contributed to several reports by the Secretary-General on issues related to the United Nations development agenda. Diana co-led the creation of the MDG Gap Task Force in 2008 and the subsequent publication of the MDG Gap Report. She had a leading role in the creation of the UN Task Team for the Post-2015 Development Agenda and in the preparation of the initial analytical inputs from the United Nations system to the inter-governmental processes that defined the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. Before joining UN/DESA, Diana worked 10 years in the Inter-American Development Bank and has experience working at UNDP and the ILO. She has a PhD in Economics from the University of California, Riverside and has taught in several Universities both in Mexico and the United States.
Speaker: Diana Alarcon
Title: Climate Change Resilience and Inequalities
Date: Wednesday, January 18th
Time: 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Location: Dana Room, Dana Library (4th floor)