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Broadening my Horizon: How my time at UNDP Has Helped Me Become a Better Global Citizen

By Sohaila Hassan

Disclaimer: The views are those of the author's alone and do not represent the views of UNA-Canada.

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About Me

My name is Sohaila Hassan, I am based in Toronto, Ontario, and I graduated from the University of Toronto. My academic background in International Develpment Studies and Public Policy inspired my interest in the interaction between structures of governance and the natural environment. As a Public Policy student, I am interested in investigating the competing interests that vie for policy making power and the discourses through which political interests are justified and advanced. My background in International Development, however, encourages me to remain critical of discourse as a reflection of power and to remain vigilant in uncovering the various dimensions of political issues.

In line with my interests, I have actively