27 August 2013
Launch of China's 2013 National Human Development Report
China’s accelerating urbanisation is approaching a critical stage, and how this is managed will have wide ramifications for the outcomes of many of China’s present development challenges, according to United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in China’s 2013 National Human Development Report (NHDR), launched in Beijing.
15 August 2013 9:00 PM CST
Live Weibo Chat with Khalid Malik
On 15 August 2013, at 9:00 PM CST (9:00 AM EST), Director of HDRO Khalid Malik answered questions about human development and China during a live chat on the United Nations' Weibo social media platform, in Chinese.
10 July 2013
Public Lecture on the 2013 Report at LSE
The LSE Global South Unit hosted Khalid Malik. As the lead author of the 2013 UNDP Human Development Report, Mr Malik shared the important findings of the report and highlighted the unprecedented speed and scale of the rise of the Global South.
14 June 2013
Workshop on Measuring Human Development
The workshop on Measuring Human Development organised jointly by HDRO and GIZ that took place on 14 June, 2013 in Eschborn, Germany aimed to discuss the new proposals and recommendations for revising the set of human development indices that resulted from the second review process with specific emphasis on relevance and application of these indices in developed countries.
13-14 June 2013
Flagship Forum: The Rise of the South and New Development Partnerships
On 13 and 14 June 2013, the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) hosted the high-ranking Flagship Forum “The Rise of the South and New Development Partnerships”.
4 June 2013
Jamaica Launch of the 2013 Report
UNDP Resident Representative in Jamaica, Dr. Arun Kashyap launched the 2013 Human Development Report in Kingston on Tuesday, June 4, 2013.
22 May 2013
2013 Report Discussion at the World Bank
Washington, D.C., United States
Khalid Malik, Kaushik Basu, Manish Bapna, and Michael Elliot will discuss the 2013 Human Development Report and its implications for global governance.
23 May 2013
2013 Human Development Report Special Event
The UN Association of Australia is holding a special event with UN Under-Secretary-General and UNDP Associate Administrator Rebeca Grynspan and Director General of AusAID Peter Baxter.
8 May 2013
Maintaining the Rise of the Global South
The Human Development Report Office and the Asia Society held a public panel discussion on May 8th in New York City, with distinguished experts exploring the evolving challenges and opportunities of the global economic and political landscape in the context of the 2013 Human Development Report.
23 April 2013
2013 Report European Launch
Roundtable on 2013 Human Development Report on 23 April, followed by discussions at the European Parliament Development and Foreign Affairs Committee and the Belgian Development Agency on 24 April.
17 April 2013
France HDR presentation at New World Forum
Présentation-débat du Rapport sur le Développement Humain 2013 dans le cadre du Forum du Nouveau Monde
15 April 2013
HDR 2013 Discussion at the Council on Foreign Relations
Join Helen Clark as she discusses the 2013 Human Development Report, The Rise of the South: Human Progress in a Diverse World.
11 April 2013
Launch of the 2013 Human Development Report in Madrid, Spain
Presentación de Rebeca Grynspan, Secretaria General Adjunta de las Naciones Unidas y Administradora Adjunta del PNUD, con motivo del Lanzamiento del Informe sobre Desarrollo Humano 2013.
10 April 2013
United Kingdom HDR 2013 Discussion
Chatham House, London, UK
On 10th April 2013 the International Security Research Department and Energy, Environment and Resource Research Department at Chatham House hosted a London-based 2013 Report launch.
9 April 2013
2013 Human Development Report - Vienna
UNDP Associate Administrator Rebeca Grynspan, HDRO Deputy Director Eva Jespersen, Director of Development Policy Wolfgang Lutz and State Secretary for Foreign Affairs Reinhold Lopatka spoke in Vienna at the Austria Federal Ministry for European and International Affairs.
8 April 2013
Regional Bureau for Europe and Central Asia HDR 2013 Launch
Launch of the 2013 Human Development Report in Astana, Kazakhstan
8 April 2013
The Rise of the South: Current Trends - Future Possibilities
All day conference at Columbia University on the 2013 UNDP Human Development Report
2 April, 2013
Asia Society - Hong Kong HDR 2013 Event
Early evening presentation with Khalid Malik, Director, Human Development Report Office, UNDP; Professor James Mirrlees, Nobel Economist; Jennifer Meehan, Chair, Grameen Foundation India (moderator).
28 March 2013
High-Level Roundtable on the 2013 Human Development Report
The 2013 Human Development Report is being presented in Beijing, China, on 28 March 2013.
27 March 2013
2013 Human Development Report University of Geneva Forum
The 2013 Human Development Report was launched in Geneva on 27 March 2013.
26 March 2013
Human Development Report 2013 Japan Launch
UNDP Tokyo, Japan
The 2013 Human Development Report was launched in East Asia at the UNDP Tokyo office on 26 March 2013, in conjunction with the East Asia Regional Consultation on the 2014 Human Development Report and the Measurement of Human Progress.
14 March 2013
Global launch of the 2013 Human Development Report
Mexico City, Mexico
The 2013 Human Development Report – "The Rise of the South: Human Progress in a Diverse World" – was on 14 March in Mexico City by President Enrique Peña Nieto of Mexico and UNDP Administrator Helen Clark. The 2013 Human Development Report examines the profound shift in global dynamics driven by the fast-rising new powers of the developing world and its long-term implications for human development.
4-5 March, 2013
Second Conference on Measuring Human Progress
New York, USA
The Human Development Index (HDI) and its related indices (Inequality Adjusted HDI, Gender Inequality Index and Multidimensional Poverty Index) have emerged as the preeminent ranking system for measuring international development. The Human Development Report Office organized this meeting to consider how best to improve these indices: how can we make them conceptually stronger, more statistically robust and easier to use by policy makers, advocates and the media? The meeting played a major role in advancing UNDP’s thinking about human development measurement and a significant contribution to the growing international conversation about how best to measure progress.
16 October 2013
Gustav Ranis 1929-2013
Human Development Report Office
The staff and friends of the UNDP Human Development Report Office are saddened to note the passing this week of Gustav Ranis, a seminal contributor to the Human Development Reports and to the philosophy of human development the guides the Reports.