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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.


Towards a more sustainable and inclusive global economy

Reflecting on ten years of Business Call to Action's mission to promote inclusive and sustainable businesses.  


A mission to save the world

Now more than ever, global collaboration is essential to tackling the challenges we face to secure a sustainable future.  


Our top stories from 2018

From innovation, to AI, to plain old repurposing, UNDP in 2018 showcased the many ways in which we're leading the charge towards a sustainable future.  


10 tips for happy and eco-friendly holidays

At this time of year we focus on buying gifts for special people in our lives, but we rarely think the consequences of our spending.  


Climate Change and the Rise of Poverty

Today over 2 billion people - one third of the global population - are poor or near-poor and face persistent threats to their livelihoods, including from climate change.  


Technological change raises the stakes for action to leave no one behind

The 2030 Agenda presents a historic opportunity to set the world on track to a sustainable future. In twelve years’ time, a litmus test for its success will be: have we made good on the promise to…  


Women’s rights are human rights

How the Sustainable Development Goals are building on the progress made by the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.  


Anti-corruption - challenges, successes and opportunities

The 9th of December marks International Anti-Corruption Day—a day to reaffirm our global commitment to act against this unfair and damaging custom.  


The SDGs are what the world needs. Will they be what the world gets?

The 2030 Agenda is the only common framework that governments, international organizations, civil society and local authorities have to coordinate planning, financing and on-the-ground development,…  


5 things you need to know about the 2030 Agenda

The 2030 Agenda and its 17 Sustainable Development Goals is often called a radical plan for humanity and a new way of ‘doing’ development. But what do we mean by that?  


Think globally, act locally

Indigenous peoples and local communities can be an agent for change. UNDP works to bring their voices and knowledge to the main stage  


Violence against women, a cause and consequence of inequality

It is a global phenomenon, yet, not much is known about its extent. Data is key for a greater effort that tackles the patterns of violence  


Access to justice for all

Increasing access to justice not only strengthens the rule of law in a country but has a direct impact on an individual’s quality of life.  


A lasting commitment to development

Exploring integrated approaches to tackling the complex interrelationships that underscore Myanmar's development context  


Watering the roots of good governance

Effective core governance functions are in lack in every crisis. Identifying disrupted institutions early on can help build higher resilience to shocks  

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