The secret UNDP Accelerator Labs plan (just between you and me)
The direction of travel for the UNDP Accelerator Labs is now clear: we’re evolving the Network into an open, globally distributed R&D capability for the Sustainab...
Informal businesses and the shift to digital: What we learned from small enterprises joining the digital economy
We are part of UNDP’s drive to be an incubator for the future. To accelerate progress towards the 2030 Agenda, we need to be fast and curious. The Accelerator Labs are designed to close the gap between the current practices of international development in an accelerated pace of change. They model a new capability to make breakthroughs on the future of development: inequality, decarbonization, the 4th industrial revolution and new forms of governance.
Mapping and Recommendations for UNDP Efforts to Fight Against Mis- and Disinformation
The rapid and pervasive spread of mis- and disinformation across the globe threatens to erode our information ecosystems and disrupt progress on the Sustainable D...
Making the Invisible Visible: Informal Innovation in South Africa
“Making the Invisible Visible: Informal Innovation in South Africa”, the first research in Africa using internationally comparable methods.
The UNDP Accelerator Labs enter a year of maturity: let a thousand flowers bloom
The UNDP Accelerator Labs were designed as an agile and dynamic Network to allow communication and information transfer between 91 Accelerator Labs in 115 countri...
Reimagining Development through a Global Learning Network
This Annual Report highlights how far we’ve come in 2021 and what progress we’ve made. It also highlights some leading cases, innovators, stories, and initiatives...
Understanding the Transformative Potential of Grassroots Energy Solutions
A publication on understanding the transformative potential of grassroots energy solutions in collaboration with the School of International and Public Affairs at...
Applying Learning Questions on Informal Economies to Informal Transportation
Through a set of specific learning questions we want to explore the potential of this important sector and eventually, we hope, showcase the opportunities that ex...
Collective Intelligence for Sustainable Development: 13 Stories from the UNDP Accelerator Labs
This second report offers a deeper dive on the details of some of the collective intelligence groundbreaking approaches deployed by the UNDP Accelerator Labs – fr...
Latest Country publications
Needs assessment of STEM women in Kyrgyzstan 2022
This report is accessible to the public in English, Kyrgyz, and Russian languages on the UNDP Kyrgyzstan website. The original report is published in English. In ...
First Biennial Update Report of Bangladesh to the UNFCCC
Bangladesh, a party to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), is one of the most vulnerable countries to climate change and one of ...
Glossary of key disability-inclusive terms
A glossary of key disability-inclusive terms was compiled with the support of the UNDP project on “Strengthening Human Rights Protection and Equal Access to Justi...
Call for Proposals for NGOs Supporting the Creation of Small Businesses and Strengthening the Livelihoods of Returnees and IDPs in Murzuq
UNDP with the generous funding of the USAID, seeks to support the population of Murzuq with asset recovery to returnees rehabilitating their micro and small busin...