Lise Grande

The UN Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative in India

Opinion Piece by UNDP Resident Representative

Interviews with UNDP Resident Representative



Too Much or Too Little: Communities Adapt to Extreme Weather Conditions in Odisha

A UNDP partnership with the government of Odisha supported by the Australian Agency for International Development is enabling communities in Puri district to adapt to extreme weather events. As a result of efforts to strengthen community water management systems, crop yield has increased more than tmore


Promoting Women’s Leadership in Sports

Venue: New Delhi “The Indian society is still not open to seeing women wear shorts and play sports,” said Zainab Khan, the twenty-year-old female soccer player from India’s capital city, New Delhi. Speaking on the sidelines of a roundtable on women’s soccer in India, organized by the Centre more


India’s Corporate Sector Critical to MDG Achievement

Venue: New Delhi The private sector has an important role to play in making the world a better place, because they are not only accountable to their shareholders, but also to society. With only two years left to achieve the Millennium Development Goals, the Confederation of Indian Industry bmore


Local Communities Play a Key Role in Preserving the Himalayas

Date: 25 - 27 September 2013 Venue: Kohima, Nagaland Local communities are crucial to the survival of the Himalayan ecosystem, one of the most biodiverse and ecologically important regions in Asia. This was the key message emerging from a three-day summit in Kohima, the capital of Nagaland in themore

About Lise Grande

Lise Grande is the UN Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative in India.