Stronger technical solutions alone will not deliver the change envisioned for UN 2.0. By fostering a forward-thinking organizational culture, we create an environment in which the cutting-edge skills of the “quintet of change” can flourish and amplify impact.
Placing gender equality, women’s rights and equitable geographical representation front and centre, we strive to create a culture that values agility, learning and curiosity.
UN leaders have initiated major UN 2.0 projects
UN leaders have consulted with external experts
UN entities are hosting knowledge-sharing communities
Collaborative platform for leveraging innovative ideas and technology from individuals, teams, and organizations for sustainable development in collaboration with the UN.
The UNDP Accelerator Labs is the world’s largest and fastest learning network on wicked sustainable development challenges, composed of 91 Lab teams covering 115 countries.
SDG Lab at UN Geneva is a multi-stakeholder innovation space for the SDGs and long-term sustainability; co-creating a sustainable world where current and future generations thrive.
To mark the UN’s 75th anniversary, UN DPPA and DFI launched a project for designers to create artifacts envisioning sustainable peace. Submissions covered climate security, AI-facilitated peace ceremonies, citizen peacemakers, and more.
UNICEF established the first cohort of Youth Foresight Fellows and a Global Network, who developed the Our Future Pledge Toolkit to enhance youth futurist capacity.
The Sustainable WASH Innovation Hub builds, accelerates and scales transformational climate-resilient solutions for an equitable and secure WASH future by sourcing, piloting and scaling frontier innovations to address challenges.
The United Nations-wide Strategy on Gender Parity sets targets and monitors: leadership and accountability; senior management; recruitment and retention; creating an enabling environment; and Mission settings
United Nations system strategy on the future of work is to support Member States in addressing transformative changes affecting the landscape of work.
Greening the Blue is a UNEP initiative to engage and support the UN system in the transition towards greater environmental sustainability in the management of its facilities and operations.