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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.


Between glass ceilings and glass walls

Women's leadership in public institutions.  


Measuring development progress beyond income

Celebrating 30 years of the Human Development Index.  


Walking for good

Beirut Walk for the Inclusion of People with Disabilities.  


COVID-19; an opportunity to re-think disaster risk governance

Lessons from the Dominican Republic.  


Secondary impact modelling; long term learning from COVID-19

Using data to help countries plan, respond, and reduce risk.  


Commemorating the Beijing Declaration

The 25th anniversary of the most visionary agenda for gender equality.  


The value of local action in tackling our planetary emergency

Indigenous peoples and local communities offer the best hope for solutions to our planetary emergency.  


Building forward from COVID-19 towards the ambition of the 2030 Agenda

The 2030 Agenda came into being five years ago. Never before had world leaders pledged common action and endeavour across such a broad and universal policy agenda  


Nature loss is risky business

One of the top three ranked risks in the world in terms of potential impact.  


Putting nature at the heart of business and finance

When businesses prioritize nature, it unlocks US$10.1 trillion in financial opportunity and will create 395 million jobs by 2030.  


Bending the curve on biodiversity loss requires nothing less than transformational change

A spate of recent reports paint a stark picture.  


Nature for Life: The value of nature in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals

COVID-19 has further highlighted the importance of the relationship between people, nature, and, prosperity, and shows us how important it is to leave no one behind.  


World peace is not only possible but inevitable

To accept that the individual, the community, and the institutions of society are the protagonists of civilization building, and to act accordingly, opens up great possibilities for human happiness…  


Keeping our climate promise

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


Responding to non-communicable diseases during and beyond COVID-19

The world's leading source of premature deaths is being compounded by a pandemic.  

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