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Human Development Report 2014

Sustaining Human Progress: Reducing Vulnerabilities and Building Resilience

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2014 Human Development Index

Data Revolution
07 November 2014 | Selim Jahan

A World That Counts, the report by the UN Secretary General’s Data Revolution Group, was released yesterday.

Data Revolution
06 November 2014 | hdro.web

The Secretary-General's Independent Expert Advisory Group on a Data Revolution for Sustainable Development (IEAG) met with the UN Secretary-General

Bread
04 November 2014 | Lin Yang

Imagine for a moment that you are a baker. Now what would be on your list of essentials for an ultimate, everyday bread recipe?

The 2014 Human Development Report - Sustaining Human Progress: Reducing Vulnerabilities and Building Resilience provides a fresh perspective on vulnerability and proposes ways to strengthen resilience.

According to income-based measures of poverty, 1.2 billion people live with $1.25 or less a day. However, according to the UNDP Multidimensional Poverty Index, almost 1.5 billion people in 91 developing countries are living in poverty with overlapping deprivations in health, education and living standards. And although poverty is declining overall, almost 800 million people are at risk of falling back into poverty if setbacks occur. Many people face either structural or life-cycle vulnerabilities.

Data Revolution
07 November 2014 | Selim Jahan

A World That Counts, the report by the UN Secretary General’s Data Revolution Group, was released yesterday.

Bread
04 November 2014 | Lin Yang

Imagine for a moment that you are a baker. Now what would be on your list of essentials for an ultimate, everyday bread recipe?

Big Data
07 October 2014 | Enrico Giovannini and Eva Jespersen

Last year the United Nations Secretary General’s High Level Panel Report on the Post-2015 Development Ag

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Human Development in the News

The Age of Vulnerability

13 October 2014
Source: Joseph Stiglitz - Project Syndicate

HDR 2014: Are they listening?

17 September 2014
Source: Business Recorder

Secretary General announces new initiatives in the areas of freedom of expression and democratic participation

16 September 2014
Source: Council of Europe

Regional Launch of the HDR in Montenegro

11 September 2014
Source: Watch the Live Stream at 10 AM CET

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