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Making Innovation and Technology Work for Development

‘Making Innovation and Technology Work for Development’  


Moon Shots and Puddle Jumps - Innovation for Sustainable Development Goals

To address the world’s most challenging problems, international organisations increasingly invest in transformative innovation, according to a new report launched today by the United Nations…  


Moon shots, missions and mainstreaming: 4 lessons from 4 years of innovation investments at UNDP

To protect this planet and create prosperity for all, we need moon shots and puddle jumps. The newly-released 2017–2018 Annual Review of the UNDP Innovation Facility under the same title calls for…  


Youth and technology: 5 ways we're changing the world

As a user of digital platforms and a professional in the communications field, I see how quickly and effectively technology has opened doors, connected people from remote communities with the same…  


Tools of the trade

At UNDP, innovation goes beyond gadgets and gizmos. Here are some ways we’re putting cutting-edge technology and inspiring future thinking to work for human development.  



Let’s talk about artificial intelligence

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…  


Governments of the Future

Leveraging Innovation and New Technologies for the 2030 Agenda  


Universal health coverage: Connecting the dots between innovation and delivery

Achieving universal health coverage requires connecting the dots between innovation and delivery, ensuring that new medicines, diagnostics and vaccines are developed and ultimately reach the people…  


Artificial intelligence and the future of our work

Marking the coming of the fourth industrial revolution, the use of Artificial Intelligence (AI) is permeating every major industry from healthcare to transportation, education, finance and insurance.  

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