Seminar: The Future of Yemen - one of the world’s worst humanitarian crisis
Following the release of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) report Recovery in Yemen: Addressing the Development Crisis, the Swedish Defence University and UNDP Sweden invites to an open seminar and panel on the future of Yemen.
26 November, 3 -4 pm (15:00-16:00)
Sverigesalen. Swedish Defence University, Drottning Kristinas väg 37
Ann Linde, Minister for Foreign Affairs
Mr Auke Lootsma, Resident Representative in Yemen for the UNDP since February 2019 (see short bio below)
Dr. Jonathan D. Moyer, author of the report Recovery in Yemen: Addressing the Development Crisis (see short bio below)
Moderator and host: Professor Robert Egnell, Vice-Chancellor of the Swedish Defence University
The seminar is free but pre-registration is obligatory, please fill in form below.
The seminar will be broadcasted live on FHS Play.
Auke Lootsma is the Resident Representative in Yemen for the UNDP since February 2019. He started in Yemen as Country Director in August 2016. His career with UNDP began in 1994. In the recent past, he was the Country Director in Rwanda; Senior Recovery Advisor in Ukraine; Deputy Country Director (Programme) in Sudan; and Deputy Resident Representative (Programme) in Uganda. Mr. Lootsma holds a Master of Science in Business Administration and Development Economics.
Jonathan D. Moyer
Jonathan D. Moyer is Assistant Professor at the Josef Korbel School of International Studies and Director of the Frederick S. Pardee Center for International Futures, home of the International Futures (IFs) integrated assessment platform. His work is focused on three core areas related to long-term policy analysis and forecasting: strategic planning, data and tool creation, and the study of state fragility. As Director, Jonathan leads the Pardee Center’s research team, which uses long-term, integrated policy analysis and forecasting methods to inform the strategic planning efforts of governments, international organizations, and corporations around the world.