The main objective of these workshops is to contribute to increased quality and impact of HDRs in all regions. The idea is to encourage innovative measurement work whilst adhering to statistical standards. Through technical guidance, substantive exchanges and the sharing of experiences the workshop seeks to develop the competencies to promote and advocate for human development policies based on reliable data.
The workshops draw directly on the contents of the Primer on Measuring HD. The Primer follows the lines of the HDR Toolkit, providing guidelines, basic statistical principles, country examples and concrete tools. The workshops address issues related to the human development composite indices, use of statistics and indicators, methodological and data challenges, and ultimately to contribute to the ongoing evolution of human development indicators to better capture country-specific situations.
The measurement workshops aims to:
The workshops have been held to date in: