McKay Interview: Nadia Isler, Director UN SDG Lab (4 February 2019)
Michael's guest is Nadia Isler, Director of the Sustainable Development Goals Lab at the UN in Geneva.
Nadia Isler has had a long career in international development with several years of field experience in bilateral cooperation and extensive experience in multilateral affairs within and outside of the UN system.
She started her career with Médecins Sans Frontières and the Swiss Red Cross and then joined the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation, working in East Africa working primarily in the field of public health.
She worked for the Swiss Ministry of Foreign Affairs, serving as a diplomat for over 10 years, first as Deputy Head of Development Affairs at the Permanent Mission of Switzerland to the UN in New York, before leading on development affairs and the SDGs at the Swiss Mission to the UN in Geneva.