Unmasking disparities by ethnicity, caste and gender

This report provides a comprehensive picture of acute multidimensional poverty to inform the work of countries and communities building a more just future for the global poor. Part I focuses on where we are now.

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Trapped: High Inequality and Low Growth in Latin America and the Caribbean

Latin America and the Caribbean is a region of great contrasts, where wealth and prosperity coexist with vulnerability and extreme poverty. The list of contrasts is long and familiar. The region is also characterized by very volatile and low average growth, explained by low productivity.

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Development, a right for all: Egypt’s pathways and prospects

The Egypt Human Development Report 2021 is of particular significance, coming a decade after the publication of the previous Human Development Report in 2010.

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Asia Pacific Regional Dialogue

Location: Virtual Launch Event

RBLAC Launch of the 2020 Human Development Report

Location: Virtual Launch Event



RBEC Launch of the 2020 Human Development Report

Location: Virtual Launch Event

Other HDR Events

  • 4 Feb, 9:30am EST: IDLO Crisis Governance Forum - Covid19 Response and Leaving No One Behind Policies- presentation by HDRO Director

  • 4 Feb, 10am EST: 2020 HDR and how COVID-19 has affected human development; organized by Qatar National Library, with participation of Heriberto Tapia, Policy Specialist, HDRO

  • 5 Feb, 6am EST: 2020 HDR Launch - Japan; remarks by HDRO Director

Netherlands Launch

Location: Virtual Launch Event

UNDP and EBRD Dialogue

Location: Virtual Event

On February 11, UNDP and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development co-organized a conversation on the key findings of the 2020 HDR.

Participants at the event discussed the challenge of tackling poverty, inequality and other development goals, while easing planetary pressures as exemplified by the COVID-19 pandemic. Moreover, UNDP economists offered regional perspectives for Europe and the CIS and the Arab States.

Belgium Launch

Location: Virtual Launch Event