The 2018 SDG Index and Dashboards report presents a revised and updated assessment of countries’ distance to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). World Bank data on social and economic indicators. Agencies from Bahrain, India, Lesotho and South Africa have won top honours at the United Nations Investment Promotion Awards for excellence in boosting investment into sectors that will have social and economic benefits and help countries meet the Sustainable... The Innovation Fund promotes a culture of innovation throughout UNFPA’s programme areas, creating spaces where innovation can thrive and crowdsourcing ideas can lead to the development of innovative strategies. An incubation and acceleration programme for budding entrepreneurs in any area of business, that are looking to leverage the power of technology and mobile communications to differentiate, make their businesses more competitive and productive, and contribute to... Lesotho Ministry of Health has launched a programme to combine a mobile money service, a smartphone app and travelling clinics to increase access to HIV treatment.