HDialogue

02 May 2017 | Mirna Cunningham Kai, indigenous peoples rights activist and former Chairperson of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues

From my lifelong experiences, being an advocate for the rights of some of the most marginalized peoples, allow me to share what I have learned and come to see as essential elements to ensure peaceful societies and sustainable development in a plural world.

12 April 2017 | Marion Osieyo

Inequality within countries is a profound challenge to well-functioning societies. The international development community’s latest effort to tackle this challenge is the desire to Leave No One Behind.

29 March 2017 |

In past decades, there has been significant progress in human development levels in almost every country; but millions of people have not benefited from this progress. Who has been left behind and why?

23 March 2017 |

Millions of people are not benefiting from progress, with the gap set to widen unless deep-rooted development barriers, including discrimination and unequal political participation, are tackled.

22 March 2017 |

I am delighted to join Prime Minister Stefan Löfven at this launch of the 2016 Human Development Report here in Stockholm. Sweden has long championed human development, and the results of its commitment and investments are reflected in its very high ranking on the Human Development Index.

21 March 2017 |

Let me start with a simple statement: every human being counts and every human life is equally valuable. That universalism is at the core of the human development concept and is the driving force behind the 2016 Human Development Report.

20 October 2016 | Milorad Kovacevic, Chief Statistician and Jon Hall, Policy Specialist at the Human Development Report Office, UNDP

October 20 is World Statistics Day and a good occasion to reflect on the ever growing attention to statistics.

21 September 2016 | Mathew Friedman, CEO The Mekong Club

Human trafficking, which represents the recruitment, transport, receipt and harboring of people for the purpose of exploiting their labor, affects almost all parts of the world and it is having a negative impact on human development progress.

12 June 2016 | A HDRO interview with Kailash Satyarthi, 2014 Nobel Peace Prize Laureate

How has the world of child labour changed since you first got involved in the field? What are some of the positive changes and some of the less positive ones?