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The changing nature of work

Work helps sustain livelihoods and largely determines the quality of life. Its changing nature is at the frontier of development. This report is the result of a broad horizon scanning by six UNDP…  


Web Summit to license its conference software

Today, Web Summit announced it will license its proprietary conference software, and revealed its first ever customer: the United Nations Development Programme.  


Kyrgyzstan: water's hidden cost

Across Kyrgyzstan, lack of access to clean drinking water presents a serious health problem in hundreds of villages.  


To farm this land, you need a passport

For Moldovan farmers separated from their land by a Ukrainian highway, a new border project will make crossing easier and less costly.  


When opening the tap is a first-time experience

A long-term project in Bosnia and Herzegovina is working towards reforming and improving a problematic water supply system throughout the country.  


Can we hack bureaucracy?

Worldwide, about one billion people work for public administrations at various levels. In the face of ever evolving technology, they are facing challenges in delivering services to citizens in a…  



Designing a city for people, not cars

When I walk to the office, I think about cities having their own personalities. I see Batumi as male, smart, well-groomed, and laid-back as if the salt and holiday spirit of the Black Sea have sunk…  


A survival book for data innovation

New data sources are sprouting everywhere, but there’s hardly a place that systemically uses them to make a difference. With that in mind, a group of enthusiasts from UNDP in Eastern Europe and the…  


Summit calls for greater solidarity among countries of the Global South

Countries in the Europe and CIS region have been working together actively to find the most effective solutions towards boosting economic growth and eliminating poverty.  

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