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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...
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...
12 November 2020
UNDP invites you to the first Future of Development public conversation between Amartya Sen, Nobel Laureate and Professor of Economics and Philosophy, and Achim Steiner, UNDP Administrator. Amartya Sen introduced the concept of development of freedom. He was also, along with Mahbub Ul Haq, one of the fathers of the Human Development Report, so his...
10 November 2020
Taking place on World Science Day for Peace and Development, this webinar builds on the 30-year anniversary of the Human Development Report and the International Science Council  - United Nations Development Office joint consultation, to explore the future of human development thinking.   The event is aimed at fostering a dialogue between the...
29 October 2020
In most societies worldwide, gender inequality is widespread, with males better positioned in social, economic, and political hierarchies. Gender equality is important in and of itself, and it is also instrumental in achieving other socially desirable goals, like the eradication of poverty, guaranteeing equality of opportunities for all, or...
28 October 2020
A decade ago, sending a postcard home was as common as packing a toothbrush for the traveler. Now it’s a relic, a victim of the digital world. How we move has always been a dynamic phenomenon affected by external events – or, as 2020 has shown, how we don’t move. The reality of migration today, its root causes and what needs to change make up the...
20 October 2020
This year’s World Statistics Day celebration has an added significance for UNDP: 2020 also marks the 30th Anniversary of the first Human Development Report (HDR) and its key measure of well-being, the Human Development Index (HDI). The HDI was developed to challenge the idea that a nation’s progress could be assessed by its economic growth (...