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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.


Getting COVID-19 supplies to Serbia

With even the world’s most advanced economies experiencing a lack of medical supplies, the odds were against a small country.  


The "land between two rivers" adapts to its most recent challenge

Iraq has struggled with many challenges in recent decades; the emergence of a pandemic has added a new layer of complexity to its recovery.  


How clean energy can power a COVID-19 recovery

As nations prepare for the aftermath, there is a tremendous opportunity for a global reset. Ambitious green stimulus plans will help countries restore their economies.  


Breaking the silence; listening to LGBTI voices

The International Day against Homophobia, Transphobia, and Biphobia under the theme "Breaking the Silence" reminds us all that the voices of the LGBTI community are routinely excluded.  


A chance for universal healthcare in sub-Saharan Africa

Coronavirus has given us more than a pause for thought on how our societies are constructed.  


Utilizing the untapped potential of Pakistan's young

The coronavirus pandemic has shown us the vulnerabilities of globalization, but it also highlights the opportunities for improvement to create a better world.  


Crowdfunding unites us #TogetherAgainstCOVID19

UNDP’s fundraising platform has been opened wider to support a surge in demand for crowdfunding.  


Is there a “COVID-19 dividend”?

Without question, this is first and foremost a health crisis. But it is also a crisis of opportunity.  


One governance challenge, three vaccines

Recovery is about effective governance and requires a strong component of institutional transformation to be effective.  


Economic growth without climate action is no longer feasible

How bold climate action will improve COVID-19 economic recovery.  


Islamic finance takes on COVID-19

As Muslims all observe the holy month of Ramadan during coronavirus, we look at ways Islamic fiance can contribute to fighting a pandemic.  


Earth Day and what climate action looks like during COVID-19

On the 50th anniversary of Earth Day we are also faced with a pandemic unprecedented in our lifetimes.  


Bringing the power of global innovation to tackle COVID-19

A major global effort to identify easy, low cost coronavirus solutions for the developing world.  


COVID-19 will change our lives and our way of working

What are the long-term effects of coronavirus and what could it mean for sustainable development?  


An opportunity to transform action on nature and climate

UNDP has teamed up with NASA to increase ways to use spatial data to protect biodiversity.  

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