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UNDP Transformation Series

The UNDP Transformation Series gathers progressive ideas and voices on achieving the 2030 Agenda through UNDP's Strategic Plan.


Boosting private investment in the SDGs

A Ugandan business survey highlights the progress and sustainable development opportunities of private investment in developing countries.  


Climate change reveals underlying threats to urban water

Using water crises to redesign water systems to stem inequalities and stop waste.  


Getting the 2030 Agenda back on track

Making development cooperation more effective with inclusive and equal partnerships.  


Human rights and the SDGs - two sides of the same coin

Building the capacity of human rights defenders.  


Promoting gender equality in the judiciary

Making legals systems fairer for the women working in and involved with them.  


Justice for all - translating commitment to action

Reviewing SDG 16 and what it truly means to achieve justice for all.  


Islamic finance's answer to SDGs and climate change

Harnessing the rapid growth of the Islamic financial industry to combat climate change.  


Why the world needs 'good' digital ID

Digital ID is fast emerging as a solution for greater inclusion, but it also has the potential for misuse.  


From the margins to the mainstream

Fighting for LGBTI rights in India.  


Cooperation can change everything

A more integrated, holistic approach to sustainable development must be the focus for the UN in 2019  


Managing climate and disaster risk in fragile states

Natural hazards hit all countries but people living in least developed countries and fragile states, often affected by conflict, feel them most severely.  


Communicating the climate crisis: “but what can I do?”

How to meaningfully talk about climate change.  


Coming together to clean up our oceans

Two US senators, from opposite sides of the aisle, agree on the critical need to keep our oceans healthy.  


Protecting land and biodiversity in Uruguay

How a country with high levels of private land ownership is protecting its natural landscape.  


On World Environment Day, signs of hope

Finding new solutions that point towards a sustainable future.  

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