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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.


Keeping our climate promise

It is now or never for Nationally Determined Contributions and the Paris Agreement.  


The role of technology and anti-corruption measures in fighting COVID-19

Technology and anti-corruption measures have a mutually reinforcing relationship, which has been consolidated by COVID-19.  


International Democracy Day

Reflections on the unique circumstances we find ourselves in this year and the consequences COVID-19 is having on governance, state-society relations, and human rights.  


Elections: A first step towards democracy

Ensuring greater citizen participation to guarantee more inclusive elections in the world is one of the aspirations of the partnership that has been uniting UNDP and the European Union for the last 15…  


How unlocking private investment can shape a climate smart and sustainable future

A critical challenge to unlocking the low-carbon and climate resilient transition has been the chronic lack of financing.  


Lebanon's anti-corruption movement gains momentum

Beirut explosion increases demand for positive change.  


Mapping nature to create a global biodiversity framework

This year nature has shown that we have pushed the planet to its boundaries.  


Next steps for the SDG Impact Standards

Valuable feedback from public consultation for our Standards for Private Equity funds and SDG Bond Standards.  


Paid internships are a way out for young women in Georgia

UNDP's new policy supports young people starting out in their careers.  


COVID-19 ravages an already desperate Yemen

Yemen is the world’s worst humanitarian crisis. COVID-19 is ready to deliver a knock-out punch.  


Taking the pulse of the COVID-19 response in Latin America and the Caribbean

Latinobarometro is an annual public opinion survey involving around 20,000 interviews in 18 Latin American and Caribbean countries.  


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

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


Digital transformation to recover into a green economy

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.  

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