Former Collaborating Researcher
Richard Jolly has collaborated with UNRISD on various occasions, most recently as a discussant at an UNRISD event, Knowledge, Norms and Practices: The Role of Research in the UN System--An Informal Dialogue. The event was held in New York in February 2013. Among other collaborations, he contributed a chapter to the 2006 book, Reclaiming Development Agendas: Knowledge, Power and International Policy Making.
At the time of his latest collaboration with UNRISD, he was Honorary Professor. His earlier posts included Director of the Institute of Development Studies at the University of Sussex,co-director of the UN Intellectual History Project, Assistant Secretary General of the UN, Special Adviser to the Administrator of UNDP, Deputy Executive Director in UNICEF, and architect of the Human Development Report.