Emerging Issues

Political shifts, demographic trends, and technological advances present new opportunities to advance well-being while also introducing risks that challenge existing systems and capabilities.

From antimicrobial resistance to digital technologies and artificial intelligence to the role of nongovernmental actors and the private sector, we analyze and advise the UN and its partners on emerging issues to better prepare for the future in a constantly changing world.

ANTIMICROBIAL RESISTANCE IS THE SILENT PANDEMIC WE CAN NO LONGER NEGLECT

While the COVID-19 crisis is top of mind right now, the next pandemic threat that could once again upend our lives and devastate economies — antimicrobial resistance — is looming.

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WORKING TOGETHER FOR A POSITIVE DIGITAL FUTURE

Learn about the UN Foundation’s work on technology and innovation.

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Top Global Issues to Follow

Read about five key issues we are following in 2022.

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Megan Roberts

Director of Policy Planning

mroberts@unfoundation.org

Cecilia Mundaca Shah

Director, Global Health

cmshah@unfoundation.org

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