Globalization and Economic Integration

The 2nd NHDR will analyse the impact of globalisation on the Jamaican economy and society, with particular reference to rural development, and is expected to contribute to and inform general discussion and policy decisions on the issue within the country.

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EU accession and human development
Bulgaria

The Tenth National Human Development explores the Bulgaria’s preparedness as a future EU Member State to benefit from the EU Structural Funds and achieve higher levels of human development.

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Laos

The third NHDR analyzes international trade and human development. Increasing international trade can benefit the economy and people of Lao PDR. But the benefits will depend on the nature and terms of trade, on government policy, and on the policies of trading partners.

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Burkina Faso

Ce sixième rapport a choisi de traiter d’un thème essentiel dans la perspective de l’atteinte des Objectifs du Millénaire pour le Développement (OMD), celui du secteur privé et de sa contribution au développement humain.

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Ukraine

The Report shows that on the basis of most human development indicators Ukraine lags far behind all EU member countries, including Romania and Bulgaria which joined the EU in 2007.

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Moldova

The report is unique in another respect; it approaches the European integration aspirations of the country through the lens of human development; and it seeks to describe the intricate relationship and mutual influence between the two processes.

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Globalization with a Human Face

Global markets, global technology, global ideas and global solidarity can enrich the lives of people everywhere. The challenge is to ensure that the benefits are shared equitably and that this increasing interdependence works for people—not just for profits.

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Consumption for Human Development

The 1998 Report investigates the 20th century's growth in consumption, unprecedented in its scale and diversity. The benefits of this consumption have spread far and wide. More people are better fed and housed than ever before.

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