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Human Development Report 2014

Sustaining Human Progress: Reducing Vulnerabilities and Building Resilience

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How has Human Development contributed and influenced the international debate? What are the challenges ahead? Development leaders reflect on these issues in a special series of the HDialogue blog.

27 July 2015 | Jan Vandemoortele

Conceptually, the development agenda is becoming more holistic. The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) contain more areas of concern. The process has seen more participation and consultation, compared with the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).

23 July 2015 | René Mauricio Valdés, Ph.D. UN Resident Coordinator in Argentina

All societies have people to care for and care-givers. An ability to meet care needs is critical to national well-being.

15 July 2015 | UNDP Global Centre for Public Service Excellence, Singapore

Deep shifts in economies, societies and the environment are changing the way citizens worldwide live, work and interact.[1] These change

The 2014 Human Development Report - Sustaining Human Progress: Reducing Vulnerabilities and Building Resilience provides a fresh perspective on vulnerability and proposes ways to strengthen resilience.

According to income-based measures of poverty, 1.2 billion people live with $1.25 or less a day. However, according to the UNDP Multidimensional Poverty Index, almost 1.5 billion people in 91 developing countries are living in poverty with overlapping deprivations in health, education and living standards. And although poverty is declining overall, almost 800 million people are at risk of falling back into poverty if setbacks occur. Many people face either structural or life-cycle vulnerabilities.

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Human Development in the News

What does human development look like? This tree will show you

30 April 2015
Source: Devex

2015 Human Development Report to Focus on Employment

05 February 2015
Source: InterPress Service

Série "Atlas Brasil 2013 - Desenvolvimento Humano em Debate": Selim Jahan

06 February 2015
Source: PNUD Brasil/YouTube

Série “Atlas Brasil 2013 - Desenvolvimento Humano em debate”: Selim Jahan

04 February 2015
Source: PNUD Brasil

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