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COVID-19: ‘Detect and Protect Challenge’ grand prize winners announced

The COVID-19 Detect and Protect Challenge, a joint innovation challenge launched in mid-April by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and Hackster.io, announced 10 grand prize winners…  


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

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


Open- or closed-source?

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


UNDP and European Investment Bank identify effective digital response to COVID-19 in Africa

EIB, UNDP and BearingPoint have analysed the impact of COVID-19 with policy makers and business leaders across Africa and identified digital solutions that can be shared to strengthen resilience and…  


Traditional and modern ways to approach COVID-19 in Algeria

What can a small village teach us about a pandemic response?  


Is there a “COVID-19 dividend”?

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


COVID-19: A reminder of the power of hope and solidarity

The coronavirus pandemic can be the moment the world pushes back against fear and isolationism.  


Crowdsourcing meets the needs of vulnerable families

As coronavirus cases rise in Ecuador, UNDP's Accelerator Lab responds.  


The fast and the curious

As a pandemic emerges, UNDP’s Accelerator Labs mark a year of asking the right questions  


How to soften the impact of coronavirus during conflict

A coordinated UN response plan supports Libyans already besieged by crisis.  

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