Nikhil Seth is the executive director at the United Nations Institute for Training and Research. Mr. Seth has served many roles in the UN since entering the organization in 1993, and previously was a member of the Indian diplomatic service where he served in assignments in the UN, Geneva, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo.


The last 40 years have resulted in fundamental shifts that call for a stronger understanding of the interface between science, policy, and diplomacy, especially for the SDGs.