Solution Exchange India

  • About Solution Exchange India

    Launched in 2005, Solution Exchange (SE) is a unique initiative by the United Nations in India that provides an impartial platform for exchange of knowledge and ideas among 33,000 (and growing!) development practitioners across 13 thematic areas (Communities of Practice - COPs).

  • Climate Change Community Update

    ‘Community Update’ provides members with periodic news and information about the activities, resources, events (past and forthcoming), opportunities for sharing between members of the CoP. All members can contribute to the Update. It also contains queries and discussions which have been concluded, consolidated replies issued and invites members to respond to ongoing discussions in the community.

  • Contribution to the Approach Paper to the 12th Five-Year Plan

    This Consolidated Reply captures the suggestions from the Decentralization Community on addressing challenges related to decentralization, empowerment and information identified as the themes to be included in the Approach Paper to the 12th Five Year Plan. The document was used by the Planning Commission as part of the inputs from civil society and by the Wada Naa Todo Abhiyan in its formulation of civil society inputs to the Approach Paper to the 12th Plan.

  • Contribution to the Thirteenth Finance Commission

    The Consolidated Reply encapsulates the suggestions of the Decentralization Community members on issues related to funds devolution to local bodies and measures for ensuring recommendations of Finance Commissions are implemented. The inputs were used in the preparation of the Chapter on Local Government finances in the Report of the Thirteenth Finance Commission.

  • Decentralization Community Update

    ‘Community Update’ provides members with periodic news and information about the activities, resources, events (past and forthcoming), opportunities for sharing between members of the CoP. All members can contribute to the Update. It also contains queries and discussions which have been concluded, consolidated replies issued and invites members to respond to ongoing discussions in the community.

Community of Practices

Supported by UNDP India:



 Disaster Management



 Microfinance



 Climate Change



 Decentralization



Supported by Other UN Agencies:



 Maternal and Child Health



 Gender



 Water



 Work and Employment



 Food and Nutrition Security



 AIDS



 ICT for Development



 Education