Global development is seeing an exciting paradigm shift. Increasingly, leaders and practitioners recognize that development is not a “complicated” challenge that can be neatly parsed out into separate… Read more
“The future is unwritten,” stated Joe Strummer decades ago. It implied a message of hope for humanity’s future and a call for action. Today, algorithms are written that might pave the way for the end… Read more
The concept of ‘blue economy’ is gaining momentum. It is all about using ocean resources for economic growth, improved livelihoods and jobs, while preserving ocean and coastal ecosystem health.
Anyone following tech news these days understands that the coexistence of artificial intelligence (AI) and mankind – and the ethical conflicts that may arise from it – is no longer science fiction.… Read more
Anchored in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and committed to the principles of universality, equality and leaving no one behind, the UNDP vision for the Strategic Plan 2018-2021 is to help… Read more
As climate change continues to exacerbate the impact of natural hazards, the importance of valuable and contextually appropriate risk information cannot be overstated. According to Swiss Re’s… Read more
When I started working and living abroad, staying connected to family and friends back home in Kenya was important. The mobile phone has been instrumental in facilitating this communication, and more… Read more
The game of baseball, known as ‘pelota’ in the Dominican Republic, has many similarities to policy making. They both require strategy, vision, teamwork, coordination and, of course, home runs. Read more
Unless you have been living under a rock, you are bound to have heard either how AI will be the end of all humanity or the solution to its biggest challenges. After decades of hype, artificial… Read more
Did you know Indonesia is the second most generous country in the world, with a whopping 79 percent of people having donated funds in the last month?
Together with domestic private investment, which… Read more