Hello Future

Experts of development

Hello Future is a UNDP video series exploring the trends shaping our world. From digitalization to inequality, to the climate emergency, to crisis response, we examine the critical issues facing humans and the place we call home, and what we must do if we're to get out of this century alive.

Available
June 2021

Episode 1
Harnessing the force of digital
Understanding poverty, inequality, and climate change in new and clearer ways.
From the exploding potential of data, to the digital divide and fake news, a look at how we can channel the force that is changing almost every aspect of our lives

Available
July 2021

Episode 2
From climate change to climate emergency
Going big and bold with the solutions to climate change.
It's not all bad news - the tools to tackle a heating planet and create jobs and prosperity already exist. Let's get to work!

Available
July 2021

Episode 3
Planning for an uncertain future
Do we bend or do we break?
Nobody has a crystal ball. How we can prepare for an increasingly uncertain future, when we don't know what it is?

Available
August 2021

Episode 4
What do we owe each other?
In a world in flux, convincing decision-makers that the right thing to do is the best thing to do
Re-examining the fundamentals of human rights

Available
August 2021

Episode 5
What's different about 21st century inequality?
Transforming empathy into action
Inequality is growing even as income levels rise. Looking at new ways to identify, measure, and tackle the paradox of modern times