In Profile: Ms. Amita Gill, Local Governance Specialist, UNDP

Amy Gill

Ms. Amita Gill is Local Governance Specialist in the Responsive and Accountable Institutions Team within the Governance and Peacebuilding Cluster, at the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), as well as DeLoG´s focal point since 2013/2014. She has over 15 years of experience in managing international development programmes and projects for NGOs, the UK Department for International Development (DFID) and UNDP. Over the years she has specialized in issues related to subnational governance, public administration reform, service delivery and decentralisation, with a focus on recovery in fragile and crisis-affected situations. Since 2007 she has been working for UNDP and after having spent three years in Afghanistan and two years in Somalia, she now serves the UNDP from its headquarters in New York.

Given that UNDP is at the forefront of the “Localising the SDGs” process, Ms. Gill provides an insight into UNDP´s strategic partnership with DeLoG, as well as into UNDP´s strategy on the implementation of the 2030 Agenda at the local level.

Please read the interview here.