In this episode of “The World We Want” podcast, Robert Skinner, Deputy Director and Chief of Partnerships and Global Engagement at the Outreach Division of the United Nations Department of Global Communications, reminds us that it is not too late to take action against climate change. In a lively conversation with Márcia Balisciano, he touches upon the importance of spreading awareness about the SDGs and making sure that global policymakers and stakeholders understand how imperative it is to act, and act now.
Robert Skinner is the Deputy Director and Chief of Partnerships and Global Engagement in the Outreach Division of United Nations Department of Global Communications. Prior to this, Robert was the Director of the United Nations Information Centre (UNIC) in Washington, DC. He has also held the posts of Senior Special Advisor in the UN’s Department of Global Communications, focusing on the UN’s COVID-19 Communications Response Initiative, and Executive Director of the United Nations Office for Partnerships.
Prior to joining the UN, Robert was the Executive Director in the New York Office of the United Nations Foundation. Before joining the Foundation in 2006, Robert held several positions in the United States Department of State. Before starting his diplomatic career, Robert was an attorney in the Office of the Cook County Public Defender, Chicago, Illinois.