Latin America and the Caribbean

The 2002 NHDR serves as a follow up to the previous analyses of the five pillars of human development by focusing on the political dimension of development. Its aim is to identify the principal challenges, advances and shortcomings of the democratic process in Honduras.

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A Major Challenge for Sustainable Human Development in Haiti

Haiti's first NHDR demonstrates that the Human Development situation in the country has significantly improved over the last 15 years, especially in terms of health and education.

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This report addresses three different but closely tied subjects. The focus of analysis bears on women issues in Guatemala, at three key stages in their life cycle: childhood and adolescence, adulthood and the third age.

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At the origin of the eighth edition of Costa Rica's HDRs was this question: "does the NHDR fulfill a social need in Costa Rica?" This question translates in the Report into a reflection on the most pressing issues of public interest that is above all meant to lead to action.

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The focus of this report is the relationship between human development and culture.

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The aim of the Report 2002 is to evaluate the state of human development at the dawn of the new century and to show how the options for advancing in this development depend, to a large extent, on the political capabilities of Bolivian society and the nation’s actors of development.

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Argentina has the human and economic resources to overcome its current crisis, but needs significant reforms to remedy growing poverty and glaring inequality, according to this most recent NHDR, prepared by an independent group of experts.

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This report provides a database of Human Development indicators disaggregated at the municipal level. Further, the Report identifies the development opportunities offered to Paraguayans and analyses their capabilities to seize these development opportunities.

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The HDR 2003 is the first macroeconomic study on culture and development in the country. The report provides an analysis of all relevant cultural aspects for Honduras' development.

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The NHDR 2003 includes a proposal on human development that will be presented to political parties as a proposal for a national agreement on human development.

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