What strategic innovation and art have in common

What strategic innovation and art have in common – the role of identity, the need to have a direction and clearly conceptualized design principles, the audacity to repeatedly press the system & deconstruct openly.

A recipe for a good shopping

Public procurement can be positively influenced by open contracting. This type of tendering enables all the interested individuals and legal entities to easily access data on public procurement, ensuring higher transparency and allowing user-friendly business analytics.

A year of NGO empowerment: What we’ve done so far

Starting a platform for civil society development/transformation in 2020 was no easy feat, given the tumultuous state of the world. However, through innovative and community-centered planning, TADAMON has made a significant impact on multiple non-governmental organizations across multiple regions.

What we learned from mapping the first 1000 civil society organizations in the Muslim world

After one year of collaboration with the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) on supporting non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and other civil society organizations (CSOs) in 57 OIC Member Countries, we’ve mapped and surveyed the civil society landscape across OIC Member Countries – to better understand and get to know the people and organizations at the forefront of grass-roots development, especially during the pandemic times.

Documenting our portfolio induction journey for the Mayors for Economic Growth initiative

As we kick-off our online course on portfolio thinking in collaboration with the EU, we will be updating this blog with weekly live entries, snippets and insights from the course designers, facilitators, speakers and participants following each session.

The EU, in partnership with UNDP, to promote inclusive local economic growth and innovation in EaP countries

We are excited to announce that the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has started the implementation of the EU & UNDP Mayors for Economic Growth (M4EG) Facility (2021-2024).

If not a unicorn, then what? The secret to what makes urban transformation happen

In an increasingly urbanized planet, understanding cities has never been so high on the agenda. The uniqueness of each city as complex sociotechnical systems is the result of intricate networks where phenomena from a variety of domains like psychology, physics, sociology, culture, politics or biology intersect differently.

Presence Anytime Anywhere – Transforming the future of work for UNDP

How do we collaborate and communicate effectively online? How can we enable informed decision making in this new distributed reality? How can we ensure that everyone […]

Presence anytime anywhere

The COVID-19 pandemic has revealed the fragility of the networks linking the world together and challenged us to reimagine how we work together and maintain those […]