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20 January 2021
The Institute for International Economic Policy (IIEP) at George Washington University and the Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative (OPHI), with the support of the United Nations Development Programme’s Human Development Report office (UNDP HDRO), are pleased to host a special seminar series on the global Multidimensional Poverty Index...
04 January 2021
The world has entered a new era of complexity and instability, with atmospheric carbon levels not seen in three million years, onset of the sixth mass extinction in the Earth’s history, growing severity of disasters and accelerating frequency of pandemics affecting billions of people. Far from a dystopian tale of the future, the convergence of...
15 December 2020
[SPANISH] | [FRENCH] New York, 15 December 2020 – The COVID-19 pandemic is the latest crisis facing the world, but unless humans release their grip on nature, it won’t be the last, according to a new report by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), which includes a new experimental index on human progress that takes into account...
02 December 2020
Español   Français 2020 Human Development Report ‘The Next Frontier: Human Development and the Anthropocene’ Tuesday, 15 December 2020 12:30pm EST/ 5:30pm GMT RSVP HERE For the first time in a relationship spanning 300,000 years, instead of the planet shaping humans, humans are shaping the planet. This is the Anthropocene: the age of humans. The...
02 December 2020
Dialogue 2: Inequality, Urbanization, Technology and Climate Change- Creative thinking to shape the challenges of our time. 2 December, 10 am EST Registration link: https://undp.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_5T6_HdlyR8aViofwEc9QwA The history of the Human Development approach has taught us that the world needs bold ideas and ambitious solutions to...
25 November 2020
Dialogue 1- Two steps back, one step forward. Where are we heading with gender equality? 25 November, 10:00 am Registration link: https://undp.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_T_csWEtxTcCnx6EvqoF_Cg In the last decades, there have been important gains towards gender equality, but progress is slowing down and not happening at the speed and scale needed...
16 November 2020
The Human Development Report Office is greatly saddened by the death of Stephan Klasen, Professor of Development Economics and Empirical Economic Research at the University of Göttingen. We lost a friend, advisor, thought leader and a regular contributor to Human Development Reports. Stephan held a BA, MA, and Ph.D. from Harvard University. He...