Innovation in General (incl. HCD)

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April 26, 2024

UN 2.0 Week - What Next? What Member States Expect From a UN 2.0

This session provides a platform for Member States to delve into how stronger capabilities in data, digital, innovation, foresight and behavioural science can accelerate national priorities and progress.
April 25, 2024

UN 2.0 Week - Enabling the Transformation: Taking the UN 2.0 Vision Forward

Learn how experts are advancing these and other enablers to sustainably embed new skills and approaches in organisations.
April 24, 2024

UN 2.0 Week - Reimagining Education: Connectivity, Digital and Foresight for Inclusivity

This discussion will spotlight how connectivity, digital transformation and strategic foresight can be harnessed to re-envision how children learn.
SDG 04: Quality Education
April 22, 2024

[UN 2.0 Week] How the UN 2.0 Vision Will Help Us Get to the SDGs

Hear from UN Secretary-General António Guterres and senior UN leaders as they lay out the vision for a modernized UN.
April 22, 2024

Global Launch of UNTAPPED: Collective Intelligence for Climate Action

UNDP Accelerator Labs Network and Nesta’s Centre for Collective Intelligence Design launch "UNTAPPED: Collective Intelligence for Climate Action"
SDG 17: Partnerships for the Goals
SDG 05: Gender Equality
SDG 07: Affordable & Clean Energy
SDG 08: Decent Work & Economic Growth
SDG 09: Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure
April 18, 2024

UN Innovation Update 2024

Explore how 40 Entities are leveraging new approaches and cutting-edge technologies in their work.
April 8, 2024

WFP Innovation Accelerator - Year in Review 2023

The WFP Innovation Accelerator Year in Review 2023 showcases the tangible impact of its efforts to source, support and scale innovations ending hunger and achieving the SDGs.
SDG 02: Zero Hunger
SDG 01: No Poverty
SDG 03: Good Health & Well-Being
SDG 05: Gender Equality
SDG 06: Clean Water & Sanitation
February 16, 2024

WFP Innovation Accelerator Pitch Event

Witness the newest cohort of cutting-edge startups and social entrepreneurs pitch live in front of potential funders, government officials, and industry leaders.
SDG 02: Zero Hunger
December 11, 2023

#Innovation30 - Young Climate Innovators Shaping the Future (Episode 1)

Hear the stories of young climate innovators from around the world nominated and supported by global accelerators and selected by #Innovation30.
SDG 13: Climate Action
October 24, 2023

UN Innovation Update 2023

The UN Innovation Update highlight how 40 UN Entities from across the system are leveraging innovative approaches in their work.
September 6, 2023

UN 2.0 Policy Brief

The Brief outlines the SG's vision for a modernised UN system with cutting-edge skills and forward-thinking culture.
July 18, 2023

Innovative Learning Solutions to Navigate Complexity: Adapting Systems Thinking to Future Classrooms

This white paper explores how to embed a systems thinking mindset throughout the education system.
July 14, 2023

Guide to Innovation Partnerships

This guide explain key concepts of innovation partnerships, demonstrates how to set them up for success, and provides an overview of tools & guides.
SDG 17: Partnerships for the Goals
June 30, 2023

WFP Innovation Accelerator Year in Review 2022 Lunch and Learn

Having implemented innovation projects, colleagues from WFP Innovation Accelerator shared their innovation stories as well as lessons learned in 2022.
SDG 02: Zero Hunger
SDG 03: Good Health & Well-Being
May 10, 2023

How to Build Innovation Partnerships

The event discusses the special link between innovation and partnerships, discussed what a "partnership" really is, and shared a framework to work with as teams build out future partnerships.
December 28, 2022

Gaming and the Metaverse: The Alarming Rise of Online Child Sexual Exploitation and Abuse

SDG 03: Good Health & Well-Being

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