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UNDP assists partners to achieve sustainable, people-centered development through an integrated approach that links policy with planning and programming, for promoting results based management, instating quality social and environmental safeguards, monitoring and evaluating impact and equally learning from failures and successes.

UNDP introduces systems, from the project level up, to entrench evaluation, learning and knowledge management strongly in the organization by being more open, innovative, knowledge and evidence driven. This eventually supports effective development cooperation, South-South and Triangular Cooperation and higher quality programming and action.

130 initiatives
70 countries

UNDP INNOVATION FACILITY

UNDP invested in over 130 initiatives across 70 countries, partnering with government and private sector to leverage alternative finance, behavioral insights, data innovation, and public policy labs.   

 

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UNDP joins the Partnership on Artificial Intelligence (AI), a consortium of companies, academics,…

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Today, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the World Health Organization (WHO)…

In view of the urgent needs of Caribbean islands affected by Hurricanes Irma and Maria, the…

Capping off the second annual Global Goals week in New York, the Republic of Uganda and UNDP…

Following the establishment of the India-UN Development Partnership Fund on 8 June 2017, as a…

This year for Global Goals Week, UNDP invited diplomats, politicians and global citizens to help put…

Montenegro's natural beauty is attracting growing numbers of tourists. UNDP is helping to devise…

Refugees from South Sudan and host communities in Uganda team up to propose solutions for shared…

With a bold new global agenda, we’re closing in on ending poverty – everywhere and permanently –…

Niger’s Rural Energy Service Access Programme (PRASE), funded by the Global Environment Facility…

Agriculture and rural entrepreneurship can be a promising source of income for Kosovars who are…

As a user of digital platforms and a professional in the communications field, I see how quickly and…

It’s impossible to eradicate poverty – a complex phenomenon – without connecting different areas of…

5 things we’ve learned about making progress on environmental objectives while addressing gender…

We need to bring in new voices, perspectives and approaches to development. We need to mobilize…

As is usually the case with disruptive new technology, blockchain comes with a lot of hype. While…

UN Member States are gathering this week in New York to discuss progress towards the Sustainable…

This Report provides an overview of UNDP’s work to strengthen the effectiveness of development…

The benefits of UNDP’s support to Governments to deliver their domestic resources, including loans,…

This white paper explains how block chain technology works and how it is already being used for…

This Guidance Note offers concrete recommendations for governments looking to establish or…

Provides an overview of the UNDP project management cycle and potential entry points for doing…

The real story of how government innovation labs develop: organic and people-driven,often operating…

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