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Using social impact innovation to tackle Covid-19 challenges

To tackle the long-term effects of Covid-19, UNDP Europe and Central Asia is launching BOOST, a regional acceleration program for social impact innovation. It will support emerging solutions in the…  


Digital transformation

We are working to help governments deliver services remotely, establish digital platforms for social services and e-commerce, close the internet access gap and build digital finance options for…  


The pandemic urges us to rethink our stance on data

As governments struggle to understand the problem and how to respond, solutions using data have boomed – from contact tracing mobile apps that collect and share data about our whereabouts or proximity…  


Finding opportunities in crisis: a view on the post-COVID-19 future in Serbia

As most countries pass the worst stages of the COVID-19 pandemic, much focus is now being placed on economic recovery. Francine Pickup shares insight on possible opportunities Serbia can capitalize on…  


In the middle of COVID pandemic, a class act from Moldova

More challenges are ahead for the educational environment in Moldova, but regardless of the outcomes of the COVID crisis, this is an important advancement towards the implementation of digital…  


Navigating uncertainty in Armenia with innovation

COVID-19 arrived in Armenia in a period of complex political and economic developments. As we looked for solutions to the crisis, we knew that innovation would be key. And that we had already forged…  


Energy is key to Ukraine's response to climate change

In Ukraine, a UNDP initiative for energy efficiency in homes and public buildings brings together citizens, businesses and government - all to help fight climate change.  


How we’re adapting UNDP’s existing programmes to fight Coronavirus

Around the region, the COVID-19 pandemic has pushed our country offices to take their “usual business” and quickly adapt it to address the current context.  


Coronavirus pandemic is an invitation to tackle uncertainty with innovation and creativity

Our experience at UNDP with innovation, inclusive of the learning network Accelerator Labs, puts us in a position to effectively respond to the immediate impacts of the COVID-19 crisis, while also…  


Toymaker shifts production to visors to help frontline workers fight COVID-19 in Moldova

UNDP helped this toymaker expand his business 4 years ago. Now he's using that equipment in the fight against COVID-19.  

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