Professor Joseph Stiglitz and Dr. Noeleen Heyzer, Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations and Executive Secretary of UNESCAP
The United Nations Regional Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) announced the public lecture of Nobel Laureate professor Joseph E. Stiglitz on the ‘‘United Nations System and the Economic Crisis: Towards a New Global Financial and Economic Architecture ’’ which took place under the auspices of ESCAP on 21 August 2009 at 1400 hours at the United Nations Conference Centre, Conference Room 1. The lecture was attended by representatives of Government departments, Universities and Research Institutes and was followed by an open discussion. Participants benefited from Professor Stiglitz’s deep insights and understanding of issues and challenges related to the current global economic and financial crisis.
Dr. Noeleen Heyzer, Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations and Executive Secretary of UNESCAP and Professor Joseph Stiglitz
U Ywai Lin, Advisor to the Under-Secretary-General, Thelma Kay, Chief Social Development Division, Professor Joseph Stiligtz, Raj Kumar, Principal Officer, Special Unit on Countries with Special Needs and Nagesh Kumar, Director Macroeconomic Policy and Development Division