The report says that the countries of the Former Soviet Union and Eastern Europe have suffered an unprecedented increase in poverty and mortality. The process of transition has been painful for millions of citizens.
Por medio de una amplia compilacion y analisis de datos, muchos de ellos ineditos, el informe traza un exhaustivo retrato de la diversidad en la Centroamerica contemporanea, que permite identificar prioridades especificas de politica publica.
Eradicating poverty everywhere is more than a moral imperative - it is a practical possibility. That is the most important message of the Human Development Report 1997. The world has the resources and the know-how to create a poverty-free world in less than a generation.