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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.


Informal innovation: It’s not a bug, it’s a feature

History has shown that small innovations, taken together, can have big results.  


How COVID-19 has sped up digital transformation

A look at emerging trends in developing economies which have the potential to make a lasting impact.  


Open- or closed-source?

Exploring the role that digital can play in fighting COVID-19.  


Have your say: Take part in strengthening UNDP’s SDG Impact Standards

How investors and companies can target their activities and measure their impact.  


The choices we make will determine the future of the Maldives

While attention is focused on the coronavirus COVID-19, we must not forget the damage being wrought by climate change.  


Building back greener in Africa

African leaders highlight the opportunity for a triple dividend; reduced risk, increased resilience, and strengthened recovery.  


COVID-19 is a call to re-write the contract between people and planet

SDG Integration is how we can make it happen.  


What does coronavirus mean for women

While the COVID-19 crisis affects everyone, women and girls face additional risks.  


UNDP and Samsung fighting COVID-19

Successful partnership marks first anniversary.  


The case for a universal basic income

It's time to add a new element to the policy packages that governments are introducing.  


In a region with no COVID-19 cases, the pain is still felt

A tiny corner of the South Pacific struggles with the massive economic fallout of COVID-19.  


Rethinking the food we eat

How the COVID-19 pandemic can change food supply for the better.  


COVID-19, collective action and the SDGs

Racism is a public health emergency, and hinders sustainable development.  


The case for governance

Panama’s potential to review its socio-economic contract and look to more inclusive development.  


When it comes to decision-making, women must move from the margins to the mainstream

Twenty-five years after the landmark Beijing women's conference politics remains overwhelmingly the domain of men.  

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