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Vanuatu Innovation Report & Proposed Innovation Work Plan 2020-2025

The objective of this report is to understand the concept of innovation in the context of Vanuatu. This report consolidated responses from a survey conducted on Innovation in the country and seeks to…  


Tonga Innovation Report & Proposed Innovation Work Plan 2020-2025

This report documents local voices and stories on innovation based on their own understanding and experiences of innovation at country level. The findings form the basis for Tonga’s first…  


The Republic of the Marshall Islands Innovation Report & Proposed Innovation Work Plan 2020-2025

The research was to determine the scope of understanding innovation within the Marshallese context and how these innovations have been or can be supported locally. The research was an attempt to…  


Innovation Hub Review

Since January 2019, the UNDP Pacific Office in Fiji, in partnership with the USP, has successfully co-operated and co-maintained this co-working space within the USP corridors, which is an Innovation…  


Digital finance, a lifeline during COVID-19 crisis, can deliver long-term financing of the Sustainable Development Goals

Unleashing potential of digital finance could have transformational impact on sustainable development says group of financial, business, government and development leaders convened by the UN…  


UNDP-SPC partnership set to make immediate impact on quality and accessibility of Pacific data

The UN Development Programme and the Pacific Community launched a new partnership, which will strengthen regional efforts towards achieving the Sustainable Development Goals and support the national…  


COVID-19: Looming crisis in developing countries threatens to devastate economies and ramp up inequality

The growing COVID-19 crisis threatens to disproportionately hit developing countries, not only as a health crisis in the short term but as a devastating social and economic crisis over the months and…  


The day I decided to marry data

I met data at work. Data had spent much time in the West showing exemplary results for public sector innovation. When data came to my home country - India, there was intrigue and some implicit demand.  


Traditional salt-making in Vusama Village


So we’re doing experiments and learning from them – but what comes after that?

As the new year gets off to an exciting start, the United Nations Development Programme’s 60 Accelerator Labs across the world are ready to unleash the full force of their intellectual capacity,…  

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