A few years ago, UNDP Egypt began an exciting innovation for development (I4D) journey experimenting with new and creative approaches for development solutions. This approach has become more focused… Read more
Perhaps no other word has been repeated more frequently than “integrated” to describe the 2030 Agenda and its Sustainable Development Goals. Yet policymaking is approached sector-by-sector. The… 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
The media often supplements talks of the Global South with illustrations of humanitarian tragedies and persistent development bottlenecks. This traditional news coverage overlooks, however, a very… 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
Fort National is a very poor and dangerous neighbourhood of Puerto Príncipe, a neighbourhood identified with high crime rates, violence, and large numbers of weapons. The mere mention of its name sets… 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
“Children and youth deserve a better future in their own country, not necessarily somewhere else. It is the responsibility of the adults not just to bring children to this world but contribute to… Read more