Tackling the world’s most pressing challenges and driving progress for all requires collective action and fresh thinking. The United Nations is changing, innovating, and partnering to do its work better and improve peoples’ lives around the world. Keep checking back for more stories of Innovation in Action.
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From using artificial intelligence to better understand peoples’ needs, to innovative methods to reduce maternal and infant deaths, to reimagined partnerships and new approaches to mediation, the UN is working across issues and sectors to create dynamic solutions that make a difference for people.
This work is part of a broader commitment by the UN Secretary-General to modernize and reform the organization to deliver on the Sustainable Development Goals and address the challenges of today and tomorrow.
Innovation in Action shares just some of the stories of how the UN is working with partners to pilot, test, and scale new ideas and new ways of working, so it can deliver better results for people everywhere.
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