This week’s High-Level Political Forum in New York will review progress on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG). Its theme “Eradicating poverty and promoting prosperity in a changing world" makes… Read more
Should you take the medication you need every day at the designated time? Should you test your drinking water supply for safety? Should you invest in fertilizer when you know it will increase your… Read more
What comes to mind when you hear the term ‘innovation’? The public sector? – Thought not. But we are working on changing this.
Over the last three years, UNDP has set up innovation labs in five… Read more
Across the globe, all people – poor or rich – sometimes make choices that are not conducive to their own well-being. Saving enough for retirement, eating healthy, investing in education – all too… Read more
Can innovation help achieve the new global development agenda? Can it help address growing humanitarian needs worldwide? The stakes are high: Last year, U.N. member states endorsed the ambitious… Read more
How can new data sources and real-time information systems improve decision-making?
This is a question UNDP and its partners, UNICEF, the World Food Programme and Datapop Alliance, were asking at a… Read more
This week, UNDP launched a new policy.
Another set of rules is usually not an occasion to celebrate. But this one is, because it mirrors what innovation can look like.
UNDP tackles the toughest… Read more
The status quo is unacceptable. Globally, one out of three women experiences violence in her lifetime.
Both the Sustainable Development Goals and the World Humanitarian Summit Report call for… Read more
Reading James Whitehead’s post on the best ways to be innovative, I found myself nodding to most of his reflections. Particularly: ”I want to be working with people who are passionate about solving… Read more