Medios

23 Julio 2015
All societies have people to care for and care-givers. An ability to meet care needs is critical to national well-being. Although there are different ways of organizing care activities, most of them are still undertaken by family members, mostly women and girls whose labor is usually unpaid. In Argentina, a country which has made remarkable...
15 Julio 2015
Deep shifts in economies, societies and the environment are changing the way citizens worldwide live, work and interact.[1] These changes also affect the public sector, which in 2013 employed over 110 million people worldwide.[2] Although much of the thinking on how public services could evolve has been done in the advanced economies of the West[3...
10 Julio 2015
Expert Group Meeting “Gender Equality in Human Development – Measurements Revisited” 18-19 June, 2015UNU-GEST, Reykjavik, Iceland   INTRODUCTION The Human Development Report Office (HDRO) and UNU-GEST jointly hosted an expert meeting on gender equality in human development. Some of the most prominent composite gender-related indices in the...
10 Junio 2015
Human security has played a significant role in the global development discourse since the term was introduced in the 1994 Human Development Report. Nowhere more so than in Japan, where the Development Cooperation Charter sees human security as "the guiding principle that lies at the foundation of Japan's development cooperation."...
12 Mayo 2015
Informal employment – informality - is everywhere in the developing world. Although it provides badly needed jobs for the poor, it harms workers’ protection, earning predictability and social benefits. It also reduces the tax base. And so understanding the informal economy is critical if one wants to better understand the political, economic and...
21 Abril 2015
Edward Tufte, author of the Visual Display of Quantitative Information, writes that “The commonality between science and art is in trying to see profoundly – to develop strategies of seeing and showing.” And so it is with statistics and visualizations. While the former might unearth relationships or comparisons that were previously hidden, the...
21 Abril 2015
The Human Development Tree by Jurjen Verhagen, an engineer and interactive visualization specialist from the Netherlands, was selected today as the winner of the Data Visualization Competition organized by the Human Development Report Office for the Cartagena DataFest. He and the other two finalists, Close the Gap by Ri Liu and Visualizing the...