HDialogue

Tai-Chi
08 July 2014 | Asghar Zaidi

While our lives are all different, we share stages of life that are common to all of us.

Butterfly
17 June 2014 | Inge Kaul

‘Vulnerability’ and ‘resilience’ are among the new catch-words of the international community.

Mary Young Blog
03 June 2014 | Mary Young

Children who are born poor, live in unsanitary conditions, receive little mental stimulation or nurturing, and have poor nutrition in their first years are far more likely than their richer peers to grow up stunted in body and mind.

Apple by Michal Jarmoluk
20 May 2014 | Andrew Fischer

After years of neglect, the theme of employment has returned to the forefront of the international development agenda, following on the heels of the global financial crisis and its aftermath.

Apple by Michal Jarmoluk
20 May 2014 | Andrew Fischer

After years of neglect, the theme of employment has returned to the forefront of the international development agenda, following on the heels of the global financial crisis and its aftermath.

Photo by Ashtyn Renee
07 May 2014 | Abby Hardgrove

More often than not, youth come to our attention as a result of their association with crisis—be it a crisis of unemployment, of involvement in violence, or susceptibility to early parenthood

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08 April 2014 | Jon Hall

March 20, the 3rd UN International Day of Happiness, marked a flurry of activity and articles around the world on the importance of happiness – or subjective wellbeing – to individuals, businesses and policy-makers.

Measurement
19 March 2014 | Khalid Malik

Few, if any, statistical constructs have had a greater influence on the modern world than Gross Domestic Product (GDP). And 2014 marks the eightieth anniversary of its creation.

HDR-2013-Intro-Figure-3
14 June 2013 | Tony Payne

The title of the UNDP’s latest Human Development Report (HDR), published just a couple of months ago, proclaimed ‘The Rise of the South’. The wording was designed, no doubt, to catch the headlines, and it did so very successfully.

Issues for a Global HD Agenda Cover
20 March 2013 | Jon Hall

Issues for a Global Human Development Agenda is a new paper from the Human Development Report Office at UNDP. Building on a wealth of Post-2015 reflections and analysis, the paper discusses some of the key issues that need to be tackled in making the development agenda Human Development-focused.