UW-Madison has the honor of hosting Dr. Balasubramaniam Murali of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) for a series of free talks focusing on development in Afghanistan, careers with the United Nations, and the U.N. Millennium Development Goals, which target poverty, hunger, education, equality, health, and the environment around the world.
Dr. Murali is the Deputy Chief of the South and West Asia Division of the UNDP and also serves as the program adviser for Afghanistan and Iran in the Regional Bureau for Asia & the Pacific. His presentations are open to all and will include:
Thursday, February 24, 2011
DEVELOPMENT CHALLENGES IN AFGHANISTAN
12:00 – 1:00 p.m., Ingraham Hall, Room 206
YOUR FUTURE WITH THE UN: A CAREER TALK
4:30 – 5:30 p.m., Memorial Union, Tripp Commons
GLOBAL PROGRESS REPORT ON THE UN MILLENNIUM DEVELOPMENT GOALS
7:00 – 8:30 p.m., Memorial Union, Tripp Commons
Dr. Murali’s visit is being hosted by the Center for Russia, East Europe, and Central Asia, Center for South Asia, Global Health Initiative, Global Studies, Go Global!, International Learning Community, International Student Services-Millennium Development Goals Awareness Project, Model United Nations, and WUD-Global Connections. For more information: http://www.iss.wisc.edu/mdgap.