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20 October 2015 | Selim Jahan, Director of the Human Development Report Office

On 14 December, 2015, H.E. Hailemariam Dessalegn, Prime Minister of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, UNDP Administrator, Helen Clark and I shall launch the 2015 Human Development Report entitled Work for Human Development in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

2013 World Bank Event
24 May 2013 | Sarah Jackson-Han

“People are the real wealth of a nation.” That sentence opened UNDP’s first Human Development Report (HDR) in 1990, as the Cold War was ending and mobile technology belonged largely in the realm of science fiction.

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25 March 2013 | Shivani Nayyar

On February 7th 2013, HDRO reignited the HDRO Seminar Series with a stimulating event entitled The Rise of the Global Middle Class: the implications for Human Development.

21 March 2013 | Human Development Report Office

The 2013 Human Development Report is now available for free downloading in a record 16 languages, with more translations coming on line here soon.

14 March 2013 | Human Development Report Office

Additional updated indices in 2013 Human Development Report measure gender equity, extreme poverty, and HDI inequalities

Second Conference on Measuring Human Progress
22 February 2013 | Milorad Kovacevic

The Second Conference on Measuring Human Progress, organized by the Human Development Report Office, will take place on 4–5 March as a part of an on-going initiative to strengthen the nexus between the human development concept, its measurement, and its policy impact.