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Human Development Report 2014

Sustaining Human Progress: Reducing Vulnerabilities and Building Resilience

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2014 Human Development Index

Birth registration
14 April 2015 | Lene Mikkelsen, Alan Lopez and David Phillips

In developed societies we take it for granted that all children are registered at birth and that all people are registered when they die with a medically assigned cause of death.

Dignity
31 March 2015 | Dr. Juan Somavia

In today’s world defending the dignity of work is a constant uphill struggle.

Coffee
20 March 2015 | Jon Hall and Shivani Nayyar

Today, 20 March, is the International Day of Happiness.

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.

Birth registration
14 April 2015 | Lene Mikkelsen, Alan Lopez and David Phillips

In developed societies we take it for granted that all children are registered at birth and that all people are registered when they die with a medically assigned cause of death.

Dignity
31 March 2015 | Dr. Juan Somavia

In today’s world defending the dignity of work is a constant uphill struggle.

Coffee
20 March 2015 | Jon Hall and Shivani Nayyar

Today, 20 March, is the International Day of Happiness.

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Human Development in the News

2015 Human Development Report to Focus on Employment

05 February 2015
Source: InterPress Service

Série "Atlas Brasil 2013 - Desenvolvimento Humano em Debate": Selim Jahan

06 February 2015
Source: PNUD Brasil/YouTube

Série “Atlas Brasil 2013 - Desenvolvimento Humano em debate”: Selim Jahan

04 February 2015
Source: PNUD Brasil

The Age of Vulnerability

13 October 2014
Source: Joseph Stiglitz - Project Syndicate

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