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Agorà - a transformational dance with urban systems

Agorà is a City Transformation Portfolio - a template that can be applied for designing and managing pandemic response and renewal plans.  


From an idea to a goal: an innovator’s journey to bring a medical device to those who need it

Slovak Challenge Fund recipients map their journey from innovative idea to product, and getting it into the hands of those who need it most.  


The street that green built

A "green home" movement is sweeping Uzbekistan, with the government, banks, UNDP and GEF joining forces to usher in energy-efficient houses for all.  


After a devastating earthquake, restoring hope in Albania

A few months after the devastating earthquake that hit the country, the EU, UNDP and the Albanian government coordinated efforts to reconstruct the affected communities to accelerate recovery.  


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…  


Can you help solve challenges?

The Challenge Fund awards individuals, NGOs, research centers or companies that can help us find innovative solutions to cover the development challenges in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Georgia and the…  


From crowdfunding to development platforms: 8 ways to make use of a networked world

It’s impossible to eradicate poverty – a complex phenomenon – without connecting different areas of expertise and partners across a wide range of thematic issues.  


Turkmenistan conference to shed light on development financing

Over 100 representatives from government, business, international financial institutions and commercial banks will come together to discuss Turkmenistan’s development and resource mobilization…  


Technology Bank for least developed countries inaugurated in Turkey

The UN General Assembly tasked the Technology Bank to strengthen the knowledge capacity of the world’s 47 least developed countries, foster development of their national and regional innovation…  


Assessment of the Impact of Migration and Displacement on Local Development

As more populations around the globe are displaced due to conflict, poverty, climate change, poor governance, and other social ills, the international community has called upon transit and host…  

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