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Navigating the complexities of social impact bonds for the SDGs

Posted on 2019-04-09

The potential of social impact bonds (SIBs) to contribute to an estimated US$2.5 – 3 trillion in annual investment for the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) has attracted increased attention over recent years. A social impact bond is a contract with the public sector in which a commitment is made to pay for social services which result i...


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What Works for the Urban Poor?

Posted on 2019-04-08

The UPPR Experience in Bangladesh The Urban Partnerships for Poverty Reduction (UPPR), one of the largest urban development programmes in the world, helped nearly three million people improve their livelihoods and living conditions in just 7 years between 2008 and 2015 in cities and towns of Bangladesh. This article highlights best practice...


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Reflecting on 10 years of the International Aid Transparency Initiative

Posted on 2019-04-08

Over the past decade, UNDP has been a global leader in aid transparency. As a founding member of the International Aid Transparency Initiative (IATI), we have been at the heart of a global transparency movement, working to make information on development and humanitarian resources open and accessible to all development partners. As the coordin...


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