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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.


Access to justice for all

Increasing access to justice does not only strengthens the country's rule of law, but has a direct impact on the individual’s quality of life  


A lasting commitment to development

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


Emerging markets for green solutions

A comprehensive approach to green finance can help combat a variety of strategic issues - from energy, to biodiversity loss and water depletion.  


The critical role of government

Nearly two billion people live in countries with inchoate governments stunned by fragility and conflict, a hindrance to the SDGs.  


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  


It's time to take a stand for nature

Wildlife population declined 60% in just over 40 years. It is high time for finance leaders to join the fight to protect nature  


6 ways companies can integrate human rights

Companies improving human rights in the workplace create better business for all. New research offers an insight for SMEs about to embark on the process  


Show me the money

In part 2 we look into innovative financing mechanisms that can be used to direct investment towards sustainable Blue Economy  


An ounce of democracy

We do not have the blueprint for preventing conflict, but years of experience send a clear message - strong democratic foundations and resilience are needed  


Preventing the next disaster

Coastal communities across 18 countries in the Asia-Pacific region raise preparedness awareness and practice drills  


The quest for cities of peace

Local governments and civil society take the lead, tackling the roots causes of violence and conflict in urban areas  


Keeping journalists safe benefits societies

On average, every four days, a journalist is killed for bringing information to the public. A free and independent media is the bedrock of informed societies  


Finance, partnerships and innovation: Large ocean states pave the way to the 2030 Agenda

The recent review of the Samoa Pathway unraveled exciting partnerships, innovative finance mechanism and stronger collaboration  


Accelerating finance for inclusive, nature-based enterprises

UNDP partners to bridge the gap between available private sector finance and investment-ready projects  


The battle for sustainable development will be won in cities

Cities increasingly centre socio-economic activity against a rising vulnerability to climate risks. What sustainable and resilient cities can look like?  

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