Dr. Stephen Jackson is the Resident Coordinator of the United Nations System in Kenya. He has close to 30 years of experience in international development, diplomacy, peacebuilding, and humanitarian affairs, including more than 10 years in Sub-Saharan Africa. Until recently, he served as the UN Resident Coordinator in Gabon, after holding leadership positions at the Department of Political Affairs (DPA) and with UN Peacekeeping. Prior to joining the UN, he served in leadership positions in the Conflict Prevention and Peace Forum (CPPF) Form at the Social Science Research Council (SSRC) in New York and the International Famine Centre and at the National University of Ireland, Cork.
The panel discusses the required mechanisms and framework to mobilize sustainable financing, and to improve coordination and strengthen partnership.