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Stories from the Future— an Experiential Lens

What does tomorrow look like post Covid-19? How can we become better ancestors to our future generations? Human beings are cognitively not good at thinking about the long-term. That is why futurists…  


Building social cohesion and preventing criminal behaviour in Pakistan’s prisons

Initiatives for strengthening social cohesion and building youth resilience (especially against involvement in anti-social and/or criminal activities) encounter numerous implementation and impact…  


Untying a socially complex problem, one knot at a time

Following suit of the global partnerships between UNDP and Unilever, we started exploring the issue of plastic waste management with Unilever Pakistan. We investigated, mapped, and examined the entire…  


Prime Minister of Pakistan and UNDP commit to accelerate Pakistan’s Digital Transformation agenda

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) aims to improve governance through digital interventions and formally develop its growing Digital Transformation portfolio. To expand this agenda, a…  


UNDP and JAZZ to work together for promoting youth-led social innovation in Pakistan

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Pakistan and JAZZ, the country’s number one 4G operator and the largest internet and broadband service provider, signed a funding agreement worth USD…  


UNDP and Unilever Pakistan to work together to make Rahim Yar Khan a Zero Plastic Waste City

Through this partnership, Unilever and UNDP will work together to enable the plastic waste management ecosystem in Rahim Yar Khan. This initiative will test solutions to reduce plastic waste, and…  


President of Pakistan and UNDP to work together on extending Pakistan’s Digital Transformation agenda

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Pakistan aims to improve governance through digital interventions and formally develop its growing Digital Transformation portfolio. To expand this…  


Notes from the field— Insights on Plastic Waste Management

Is plastic waste an issue or plastic waste management the issue? Not all plastic is bad, it’s a product that still holds merit. If the system allows, how can we turn plastics from ‘waste to resource’?…  


Framing the problem well: why are we using Systemic Design to understand the problem of plastic waste management in Pakistan

Let us befriend plastic. To understand the complexity of problem of plastic we need to move from linear to non-linear approaches, changing parts to rethinking whole systems. Is plastic waste an issue…  


Why having in-house Innovation know-how is necessary for UNDP country offices: Lessons from Pakistan

By now we all know that we have "to do innovation" in our development work, but what does that really mean for a country programme? In 2017, when we began the journey to embed innovation in the…  

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